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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
Guardians CentralCntr 9 3 12 - - 148 144 143 137 132 127 0
Royals CentralCntr 9 5 14 1 - 147 144 143 137 132 127 0
Tigers CentralCntr 8 4 12 1 - 148 144 144 138 133 128 0
Twins CentralCntr 4 7 11 3 150 148 148 142 137 132 0
White Sox CentralCntr 2 11 13 6 DNCD 148 148 143 138 134 0
 
Yankees East 10 3 13 - - 146 143 142 136 131 127 0
Orioles East 8 5 13 2 - 148 145 144 138 133 129 0
Rays East 8 6 14 ½ 147 144 143 138 133 129 0
Red Sox East 7 7 14 148 145 144 139 134 130 0
Blue Jays East 6 8 14 148 146 146 140 135 131 0
 
Rangers West 8 6 14 - - 147 144 142 138 133 129 0
Angels West 7 6 13 ½ 1 149 146 143 139 134 130 0
Mariners West 6 8 14 2 DNCD 146 143 140 135 130 0
Athletics West 6 8 14 2 DNCD 146 144 140 135 131 0
Astros West 4 11 15 5 DNCD DNCD 146 142 137 133 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