MLB League Standings

2017 MLB Magic Numbers

American League

AL GR W L W% GB WCGB
CLE 0 102 60 .629
HOU 0 101 61 .623 1
BOS 0 93 69 .574 9
NYY 0 91 71 .561 11
MIN 0 85 77 .524 17
TB 0 80 82 .493 22 5
LAA 0 80 82 .493 22 5
KC 0 80 82 .493 22 5
TEX 0 78 84 .481 24 7
SEA 0 78 84 .481 24 7
TOR 0 76 86 .469 26 9
OAK 0 75 87 .463 27 10
BAL 0 75 87 .463 27 10
CWS 0 67 95 .413 35 18
DET 0 64 98 .395 38 21

National League

NL GR W L W% GB WCGB
LAD 0 104 58 .642
WSH 0 97 65 .598 7
CHC 0 92 70 .567 12
ARI 0 93 69 .574 11
COL 0 87 75 .537 17
MIL 0 86 76 .530 18 1
STL 0 83 79 .512 21 4
MIA 0 77 85 .475 27 10
PIT 0 75 87 .463 29 12
ATL 0 72 90 .444 32 15
SD 0 71 91 .438 33 16
NYM 0 70 92 .432 34 17
CIN 0 68 94 .419 36 19
PHI 0 66 96 .407 38 21
SF 0 64 98 .395 40 23

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: November 20, 2017 10:01pm ET