MLB League Standings

2020 Major League Baseball Magic Numbers

American League

AL GP/R W L W% GB WCGB
TAM 60/0 40 20 .666  
MIN 60/0 36 24 .600  
OAK 60/0 36 24 .600  
CLE 60/0 35 25 .583  
CWS 60/0 35 25 .583  
NYY 60/0 33 27 .550 2  
TOR 60/0 32 28 .533 3  
HOU 60/0 29 31 .483 6  
SEA 60/0 27 33 .450 8  
KAN 60/0 26 34 .433 9  
LAA 60/0 26 34 .433 9  
BAL 60/0 25 35 .416 10  
BOS 60/0 24 36 .400 11   NC
DET 58/2 23 35 .396 11 3 2  
TEX 60/0 22 38 .366 13  

National League

NL GP/R W L W% GB WCGB
LAD 60/0 43 17 .716  
SDG 60/0 37 23 .616  
ATL 60/0 35 25 .583  
CHC 60/0 34 26 .566  
STL 58/2 30 28 .517   2 2
CIN 60/0 31 29 .516 NC  
MIA 60/0 31 29 .516 NC  
MIL 60/0 29 31 .483 2  
SFO 60/0 29 31 .483 2  
PHI 60/0 28 32 .466 3  
COL 60/0 26 34 .433 5  
NYM 60/0 26 34 .433 5  
WAS 60/0 26 34 .433 5  
ARI 60/0 25 35 .416 6  
PIT 60/0 19 41 .316 12  

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: January 19, 2021 3:00pm ET