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National 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.

National 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
Cardinals CentralCntr 93 69 162 - - X X 0 ^ ^ ^ ^
Brewers CentralCntr 86 76 162 7 1 X X X X X X 0
Cubs CentralCntr 74 88 162 19 13 X X X X X X 0
Pirates CentralCntr 62 100 162 31 25 X X X X X X 0
Reds CentralCntr 62 100 162 31 25 X X X X X X 0
 
Braves East 101 61 162 - - X 0 ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Mets East 101 61 162 - - X X X 0 ^ ^ ^
Phillies East 87 75 162 14 - X X X X X 0 ^
Marlins East 69 93 162 32 18 X X X X X X 0
Nationals East 55 107 162 46 32 X X X X X X 0
 
Dodgers West 111 51 162 - - 0 ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Padres West 89 73 162 22 - X X X X 0 ^ ^
Giants West 81 81 162 30 6 X X X X X X 0
DiamondbacksD. Backs West 74 88 162 37 13 X X X X X X 0
Rockies West 68 94 162 43 19 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