MLB League Standings

2022 Major League Baseball Magic Numbers

American League

AL GP/R W L W% GB WCGB
NYY 30/132 22 8 .733   130 129 130 128 126 127 126 123 124 125 122 122 123 120
LAA 32/130 21 11 .656 2 [134]   130 131 129 127 128 127 124 125 126 123 123 124 121
MIN 30/132 18 12 .600 4 [137] [134]   [134] 132 130 131 130 127 128 129 126 126 127 124
HOU 30/132 19 11 .633 3 [136] 133 132   131 129 130 129 126 127 128 125 125 126 123
TAM 31/131 18 13 .580 4.5 [137] [134] [133] [134]   130 131 130 127 128 129 126 126 127 124
TOR 32/130 17 15 .531 6 [138] [135] [134] [135] [133]   [132] 131 128 129 130 127 127 128 125
CWS 29/133 15 14 .517 6.5 .5 [140] [137] [136] [137] [135] 133   133 130 131 132 129 129 130 127
CLE 30/132 15 15 .500 7 1 [140] [137] [136] [137] [135] 133 [134]   130 131 132 129 129 130 127
SEA 32/130 14 18 .437 9 3 [141] [138] [137] [138] [136] [134] [135] [134]   [132] [133] 130 130 131 128
BAL 30/132 13 17 .433 9 3 [142] [139] [138] [139] [137] [135] [136] [135] 132   [134] 131 131 132 129
TEX 28/134 12 16 .428 9 3 [143] [140] [139] [140] [138] [136] [137] [136] 133 134   132 132 133 130
OAK 31/131 12 19 .387 10.5 4.5 [143] [140] [139] [140] [138] [136] [137] [136] [133] [134] [135]   132 [133] 130
BOS 30/132 11 19 .366 11 5 [144] [141] [140] [141] [139] [137] [138] [137] [134] [135] [136] 133   [134] 131
KAN 27/135 9 18 .333 11.5 5.5 [146] [143] [142] [143] [141] [139] [140] [139] 136 [137] [138] 135 135   133
DET 30/132 9 21 .300 13 7 [146] [143] [142] [143] [141] [139] [140] [139] [136] [137] [138] [135] [135] [136]  

National League

NL GP/R W L W% GB WCGB
LAD 29/133 20 9 .689   133 131 131 131 130 128 128 126 126 126 126 124 122 119
NYM 31/131 21 10 .677 [133]   130 130 130 129 127 127 125 125 125 125 123 121 118
MIL 32/130 20 12 .625 1.5 [134] [133]   131 131 130 128 128 126 126 126 126 124 122 119
SDG 32/130 20 12 .625 1.5 [134] [133] 131   131 130 128 128 126 126 126 126 124 122 119
SFO 31/131 19 12 .612 2 [135] [134] 132 132   131 129 129 127 127 127 127 125 123 120
STL 29/133 16 13 .551 4 [138] [137] [135] [135] [135]   132 132 130 130 130 130 128 126 123
ARI 32/130 17 15 .531 4.5 .5 [137] [136] [134] [134] [134] [133]   131 129 129 129 129 127 125 122
COL 31/131 16 15 .516 5 1 [138] [137] [135] [135] [135] [134] 132   130 130 130 130 128 126 123
MIA 31/131 14 17 .451 7 3 [140] [139] [137] [137] [137] [136] [134] [134]   132 132 132 130 128 125
PHI 31/131 14 17 .451 7 3 [140] [139] [137] [137] [137] [136] [134] [134] 132   132 132 130 128 125
ATL 31/131 14 17 .451 7 3 [140] [139] [137] [137] [137] [136] [134] [134] 132 132   132 130 128 125
PIT 30/132 13 17 .433 7.5 3.5 [141] [140] [138] [138] [138] [137] [135] [135] 133 133 133   131 129 126
CHC 30/132 11 19 .366 9.5 5.5 [143] [142] [140] [140] [140] [139] [137] [137] [135] [135] [135] [135]   131 128
WAS 31/131 10 21 .322 11 7 [144] [143] [141] [141] [141] [140] [138] [138] [136] [136] [136] [136] [134]   129
CIN 31/131 7 24 .225 14 10 [147] [146] [144] [144] [144] [143] [141] [141] [139] [139] [139] [139] [137] [135]  

Five teams from each league qualify for the playoffs:

  • The three division winners, who are ranked 1-3 regardless of their records
  • Two wild card teams, who play a single Wild Card game to determine who moves onto the Division round
Clinched division
Clinched wild-card berth
Eliminated from the playoffs

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 procedures from mlb.com

Updated: May 12, 2022 1:00am ET