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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 59 39 98 - - 62 58 58 57 54 52 0
Royals CentralCntr 55 45 100 5 - DNCD 62 62 61 58 56 0
Twins CentralCntr 54 44 98 5 - DNCD 63 63 62 59 57 0
Tigers CentralCntr 49 51 100 11 6 DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 62 60 0
White Sox CentralCntr 27 74 101 33½ 28½ DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
 
Orioles East 60 39 99 - - 62 61 61 56 53 51 0
Yankees East 59 42 101 2 - 61 61 61 57 54 52 0
Red Sox East 53 45 98 1 DNCD 64 64 62 59 57 0
Rays East 50 49 99 10 DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 63 60 0
Blue Jays East 45 54 99 15 DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
 
Mariners West 53 48 101 - - DNCD DNCD 60 60 60 58 0
Astros West 52 47 99 - DNCD DNCD 61 61 61 59 0
Rangers West 47 52 99 5 DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 62 0
Angels West 42 57 99 10 12½ DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Athletics West 39 62 101 14 16½ DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 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