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MLB - Week 26 of 28

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
Red Sox East 103 47 4 1 X 0 ^ ^
Astros West 94 56 DNCD 9 9 9 3 0
Indians CentralCntr 83 66 X DNCD 0 ^ ^ ^
Yankees East 91 58 DNCD DNCD X 12 6 0
Athletics West 90 60 X DNCD DNCD DNCD 7 0
 
Rays East 83 66 X X X DNCD DNCD 0
Mariners West 83 67 X DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Angels West 74 76 X X X X X 0
Twins CentralCntr 69 81 X X X X X 0
Blue Jays East 68 82 X X X X X 0
Rangers West 64 86 X X X X X 0
Tigers CentralCntr 61 89 X X X X X 0
White Sox CentralCntr 59 90 X X X X X 0
Royals CentralCntr 52 98 X X X X X 0
Orioles East 43 107 X X X X X 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