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American League Losing Magic Numbers

How close is your team from being eliminated from winning a certain playoff spot? A Losing Magic Number is the number of games a team must lose to guarantee losing a given playoff spot. Click a team name to proceed to the team playoff picture page.

American League Losing Magic Numbers
Record Rcrd Games Behind Divisional Winners Wildcard No
Playoffs
No
POs
Team DivisionDiv W L GPi
Games Played
162 game season
DV WC 1*
First Round Bye
2*
First Round Bye
3**
First Round Home Field
Advantage
4**
First Round Home Field
Advantage
5 6 7
Astros West 106 56 162 - - MW ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Yankees East 99 63 162 - - X MW ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Guardians CentralCntr 92 70 162 - - X X MW ^ ^ ^ ^
Blue Jays East 92 70 162 7 - X X X MW ^ ^ ^
Mariners West 90 72 162 16 - X X X X MW ^ ^
Rays East 86 76 162 13 - X X X X X MW ^
 
Orioles East 83 79 162 16 3 X X X X X X MW
White Sox CentralCntr 81 81 162 11 5 X X X X X X MW
Twins CentralCntr 78 84 162 14 8 X X X X X X MW
Red Sox East 78 84 162 21 8 X X X X X X MW
Angels West 73 89 162 33 13 X X X X X X MW
Rangers West 68 94 162 38 18 X X X X X X MW
Tigers CentralCntr 66 96 162 26 20 X X X X X X MW
Royals CentralCntr 65 97 162 27 21 X X X X X X MW
Athletics West 60 102 162 46 26 X X X X X X MW
  • Notes
  • ^ means the team will finish better than this spot
  • X means the team cannot win this spot
  • numeric indicates the number of games that must be lost to guarantee losing this spot
  • "MW" indicates the team Might Win the spot despite losing all of its remaining games
  • *  denotes first round bye in the playoffs
  • **  denotes first round home field advantage in the playoffs