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MLB - Week 5 of 27

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
Nationals East 15 6 136 131 129 122 117 0
Rockies West 14 8 139 132 126 124 118 0
Cubs Central Cntr 12 9 138 134 131 126 120 0
Diamondbacks D. Backs West 14 9 137 131 127 123 118 0
Brewers Central Cntr 12 11 139 136 131 126 120 0
 
Phillies East 10 9 138 137 137 128 122 0
Marlins East 10 9 139 136 131 127 121 0
Reds Central Cntr 10 12 140 136 133 128 123 0
Dodgers West 10 12 140 136 134 129 123 0
Cardinals Central Cntr 9 11 DNCD 140 133 129 123 0
Pirates Central Cntr 9 12 141 139 132 129 122 0
Padres West 9 14 DNCD 136 132 129 123 0
Mets East 8 12 141 137 136 129 124 0
Giants West 8 14 DNCD 137 136 130 124 0
Braves East 7 12 141 137 134 129 124 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