MLB League Standings

2016 MLB Magic Numbers

American League

AL GR W L W% GB WCGB
HOU 115 31 16 .659 115 114 112 111 111 109 108 107 109 107 106 107 105 105
NYY 118 27 17 .613 2.5 NC 118 116 115 115 113 112 111 113 111 110 111 109 109
MIN 119 25 18 .581 4 NC NC 118 117 117 115 114 113 115 113 112 113 111 111
BAL 117 25 20 .555 5 NC NC NC 117 117 115 114 113 115 113 112 113 111 111
CLE 117 24 21 .533 6 NC NC NC NC 118 116 115 114 116 114 113 114 112 112
BOS 117 24 21 .533 6 NC NC NC NC 118 116 115 114 116 114 113 114 112 112
TEX 115 24 23 .510 7 1 NC NC NC NC NC NC 115 114 116 114 113 114 112 112
LAA 113 25 24 .510 7 1 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 113 NC 113 112 113 111 111
TB 113 24 25 .489 8 2 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 114 113 114 112 112
DET 117 22 23 .488 8 2 NC NC NC NC NC NC 118 117 116 116 115 116 114 114
OAK 116 21 25 .456 9.5 3.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 117 NC 116 117 115 115
TOR 115 21 26 .446 10 4 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 115 115
CWS 117 20 25 .444 10 4 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 118 NC 118 117 116 116
SEA 115 20 27 .425 11 5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 116
KC 116 19 27 .413 11.5 5.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 117

National League

NL GR W L W% GB WCGB
COL 114 31 17 .645 115 111 113 112 112 111 108 108 106 107 104 103 101 103
WSH 117 28 17 .622 1.5 118 114 116 115 115 114 111 111 109 110 107 106 104 106
MIL 116 25 21 .543 5 1.5 NC NC NC NC NC 117 114 114 112 113 110 109 107 109
ARI 114 29 19 .604 2 NC NC 113 114 114 113 110 110 108 109 106 105 103 105
LAD 115 27 20 .574 3.5 NC NC 115 NC 116 115 112 112 110 111 108 107 105 107
STL 119 23 20 .534 5.5 2 NC NC 119 NC 120 119 116 116 114 115 112 111 109 111
CHC 117 24 21 .533 5.5 2 NC NC 118 NC NC NC 115 115 113 114 111 110 108 110
CIN 116 22 24 .478 8 4.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 117 115 116 113 112 110 112
ATL 118 20 24 .454 9 5.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 119 117 118 115 114 112 114
PIT 115 21 26 .446 9.5 6 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 114 113 111 113
NYM 118 19 25 .431 10 6.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 118 116 115 113 115
SF 114 20 28 .416 11 7.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 114 112 114
MIA 117 16 29 .355 13.5 10 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 116 118
SD 114 17 31 .354 14 10.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC
PHI 118 15 29 .340 14 10.5 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 119 117

Two-way tie for the division or wildcard

  1. A one game tie-breaker is played between the two teams, winner take all.

Two-way tie between division winners

  1. The team with the best record in head to head play.
  2. The team with the best overall record in intra-division games.
  3. The team with the best record in the final 81 games of the season, ignoring inter-league play.
  4. The team with the best record in the final 82 games of the season, extending backward until the tie is broken.

Three-way tie for the division or wildcard

  1. The team with the best intra-division record is determined as Team C. If intra-division records are tied, refer to above tie-breakers to determine team C.
  2. The other two teams, A and B, play one game.
  3. The winner of this game plays team C in one game.
  4. The winner of this second game is the winner of the tie-breaker.

Tiebreaking prodecures from MLB.com

Updated: May 25, 2017 6:00am ET