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National 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 consecutive upcoming games a team must lose to guarantee losing a given playoff spot. Click a team name to proceed to the team playoff picture page.

National 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
Cardinals CentralCntr 89 64 153 - - X 1 MW X MW MW MW
Brewers CentralCntr 82 70 152 X X 4 X 8 9 MW
Cubs CentralCntr 66 86 152 22½ 17½ X X X X X X MW
Reds CentralCntr 59 93 152 29½ 24½ X X X X X X MW
Pirates CentralCntr 56 96 152 32½ 27½ X X X X X X MW
 
Mets East 96 57 153 - - 1 9 9 MW ^ ^ ^
Braves East 94 58 152 - X 8 8 MW MW MW ^
Phillies East 83 68 151 12 - X X X X 11 MW MW
Marlins East 63 89 152 32½ 20½ X X X X X X MW
Nationals East 52 99 151 43 31 X X X X X X MW
 
Dodgers West 105 47 152 - - MW MW ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Padres West 84 68 152 21 - X X X 1 MW MW MW
Giants West 74 78 152 31 X X X X X 2 MW
DiamondbacksD. Backs West 71 82 153 34½ 13 X X X X X X MW
Rockies West 65 87 152 40 18½ 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 consecutive upcoming 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