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MLB - Week 5 of 28

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 13 6 19 - - 96 110 125 125 125 125 MW
Royals CentralCntr 12 7 19 1 - 95 109 124 124 124 124 MW
Tigers CentralCntr 10 9 19 3 ½ 93 107 122 122 122 122 MW
Twins CentralCntr 6 11 17 6 91 105 120 120 120 120 MW
White Sox CentralCntr 3 15 18 7 87 101 116 116 116 116 MW
 
Yankees East 13 6 19 - - 96 110 121 121 121 121 MW
Orioles East 12 6 18 ½ - 96 110 121 121 121 121 MW
Rays East 11 9 20 - 93 107 118 118 118 118 MW
Blue Jays East 10 9 19 3 ½ 93 107 118 118 118 118 MW
Red Sox East 10 10 20 1 92 106 117 117 117 117 MW
 
Rangers West 11 9 20 - - 93 107 120 120 120 120 MW
Angels West 9 10 19 92 106 119 119 119 119 MW
Mariners West 9 10 19 92 106 119 119 119 119 MW
Athletics West 8 11 19 91 105 118 118 118 118 MW
Astros West 6 14 20 5 5 88 102 115 115 115 115 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