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MLB - Week 26 of 27

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
Guardians CentralCntr 88 68 156 - - X X MW ^ ^ ^ ^
White Sox CentralCntr 77 79 156 11 8 X X X X X X MW
Twins CentralCntr 76 80 156 12 9 X X X X X X MW
Tigers CentralCntr 63 92 155 24½ 21½ X X X X X X MW
Royals CentralCntr 63 93 156 25 22 X X X X X X MW
 
Yankees East 96 59 155 - - 1 MW ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Blue Jays East 87 69 156 - X X X MW MW MW ^
Rays East 85 71 156 11½ - X X X 5 MW MW MW
Orioles East 80 76 156 16½ 5 X X X X 1 1 MW
Red Sox East 75 81 156 21½ 10 X X X X X X MW
 
Astros West 102 54 156 - - MW MW ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Mariners West 85 70 155 16½ - X X X 6 7 MW MW
Angels West 70 86 156 32 15 X X X X X X MW
Rangers West 66 89 155 35½ 18½ X X X X X X MW
Athletics West 56 100 156 46 29 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