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MLB - Week 21 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
Astros West 76 48 35 31 22 22 22 0
Red Sox East 71 52 39 34 31 31 28 0
Indians CentralCntr 68 54 DNCD 39 35 33 32 0
Yankees East 66 57 DNCD DNCD DNCD 37 34 0
Angels West 64 60 DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 37 0
 
Twins CentralCntr 63 59 DNCD DNCD DNCD 39 38 0
Mariners West 63 62 DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 37 0
Royals CentralCntr 62 61 DNCD DNCD 39 39 38 0
Rangers West 61 62 DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Rays East 61 65 DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Orioles East 60 64 DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Blue Jays East 59 65 DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Tigers CentralCntr 54 69 DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Athletics West 54 70 DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
White Sox CentralCntr 47 74 DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 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