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MLB - Week 27 of 27

American League Winning Magic Numbers

How close is your team to clinching a certain playoff spot? A Winning Magic Number is the number of games a team must win to guarantee winning a given playoff spot. Note that this definition is slightly different than the one traditionally used with MLB. Click a team name to proceed to the team playoff picture page.

American League Winning 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 104 56 160 - - 0 ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Yankees East 98 61 159 - - X 0 ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Guardians CentralCntr 90 70 160 - - X X 0 ^ ^ ^ ^
Blue Jays East 91 69 160 - X X X 0 ^ ^ ^
Mariners West 87 72 159 16½ - X X X X 2 0 ^
Rays East 86 74 160 12½ - X X X X DNCD 0 ^
 
Orioles East 82 78 160 16½ 4 X X X X X X 0
White Sox CentralCntr 80 80 160 10 6 X X X X X X 0
Twins CentralCntr 77 83 160 13 9 X X X X X X 0
Red Sox East 76 84 160 22½ 10 X X X X X X 0
Angels West 73 87 160 31 13 X X X X X X 0
Tigers CentralCntr 66 93 159 23½ 19½ X X X X X X 0
Rangers West 66 93 159 37½ 19½ X X X X X X 0
Royals CentralCntr 65 95 160 25 21 X X X X X X 0
Athletics West 58 102 160 46 28 X X X X X X 0
  • Notes
  • ^ means the team will finish better than this spot
  • X means the team cannot win this spot
  • numeric numeric indicates the number of games that must be won to guarantee winning this spot
  • "DNCD" indicates the team Does Not Control its Destiny for this spot and thus, even after winning all remaining games, needs help from other teams to win
  • *  denotes first round bye in the playoffs
  • **  denotes first round home field advantage in the playoffs