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MLB - Week 5 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 consecutive upcoming 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 Playoff Standings
Record Rcrd Divisional Winners Wildcard No
Playoffs
No
POs
Team Division Div W L 1* 2* 3* 4 5 6
Orioles East 14 6 136 131 129 123 118 0
Astros West 14 7 137 133 126 124 118 0
Indians Central Cntr 11 9 141 136 133 127 121 0
Yankees East 12 7 138 133 130 126 120 0
Tigers Central Cntr 11 9 140 134 133 127 122 0
 
White Sox Central Cntr 11 9 141 135 133 128 121 0
Red Sox East 11 9 140 136 132 127 121 0
Rays East 11 12 DNCD 136 134 128 122 0
Angels West 11 12 139 135 131 128 122 0
Twins Central Cntr 10 11 140 136 134 129 123 0
Athletics West 10 11 140 135 133 128 122 0
Rangers West 10 12 140 135 133 128 121 0
Mariners West 9 13 DNCD 137 135 129 123 0
Royals Central Cntr 7 14 DNCD 140 133 130 124 0
Blue Jays East 6 14 142 139 138 131 126 0
  • Notes
  • ^ means the team will finish better than this playoff spot
  • X means the team cannot win this playoff spot
  • numeric indicates the number of consecutive upcoming games that must be won to guarantee winning this spot
  • "DNCD" indicates the team Does Not Control its Destiny for this playoff spot and thus, even after winning all remaining games, needs help from other teams to win
  • *  denotes first round bye in the playoffs