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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 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.

National League Playoff Standings
Record Rcrd Divisional Winners Wildcard No
Playoffs
No
POs
Team Division Div W L 1* 2* 3* 4 5 6
Dodgers West 87 35 26 19 19 14 12 0
Nationals East 74 48 DNCD 32 21 21 21 0
Cubs CentralCntr 66 57 DNCD DNCD 33 33 33 0
Rockies West 68 56 DNCD DNCD DNCD 33 31 0
DiamondbacksD. Backs West 67 57 DNCD DNCD DNCD 33 33 0
 
Brewers CentralCntr 65 60 DNCD DNCD 35 35 35 0
Cardinals CentralCntr 63 61 DNCD DNCD 37 37 37 0
Marlins East 60 62 DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 39 0
Pirates CentralCntr 60 64 DNCD DNCD 38 38 38 0
Braves East 55 67 DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Padres West 55 69 DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Mets East 54 68 DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Reds CentralCntr 53 72 DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD DNCD 0
Giants West 50 76 X X X DNCD DNCD 0
Phillies East 45 77 X 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