MLB Division Standings

2023 Major League Baseball Magic Numbers

American League East

AL East GP/R W L W% GB
BAL 2/160 2 0 1.000   160 160 160 159
BOS 3/159 2 1 .666 [161]   160 160 159
NYY 3/159 2 1 .666 [161] 160   160 159
TAM 1/161 0 1 .000 [163] 162 162   161
TOR 2/160 0 2 .000 [163] [162] [162] [162]  

American League Central

AL Central GP/R W L W% GB
KAN 3/159 2 1 .666   160 160 159 160
MIN 2/160 1 1 .500 161   161 160 161
CLE 2/160 1 1 .500 161 161   160 161
CWS 3/159 1 2 .333 [161] [161] [161]   [161]
DET 1/161 0 1 .000 162 162 162 161  

American League West

AL West GP/R W L W% GB
TEX 2/160 1 1 .500   160 160 160 160
HOU 3/159 1 2 .333 [161]   160 160 160
LAA 2/160 0 2 .000 [162] 161   161 161
OAK 2/160 0 2 .000 [162] 161 161   161
SEA 2/160 0 2 .000 [162] 161 161 161  

National League East

NL East GP/R W L W% GB
PHI 2/160 2 0 1.000   160 160 160 160
ATL 2/160 1 1 .500 [162]   161 161 161
MIA 2/160 1 1 .500 [162] 161   161 161
NYM 2/160 1 1 .500 [162] 161 161   161
WAS 2/160 1 1 .500 [162] 161 161 161  

National League Central

NL Central GP/R W L W% GB
CIN 2/160 2 0 1.000   160 160 160 159
STL 3/159 2 1 .666 [161]   160 160 159
CHC 3/159 2 1 .666 [161] 160   160 159
MIL 2/160 1 1 .500 [162] 161 161   160
PIT 2/160 0 2 .000 [163] [162] [162] [162]  

National League West

NL West GP/R W L W% GB
LAD 3/159 3 0 1.000   159 159 157 159
COL 4/158 3 1 .750 [160]   159 157 159
ARI 3/159 2 1 .666 [161] 160   158 160
SDG 4/158 1 3 .250 [162] [161] [161]   [161]
SFO 1/161 0 1 .000 [163] 162 162 160  

Six teams from each league qualify for the playoffs:

  • The three division winners, who are ranked 1-3 regardless of their records
  • The next three best teams by record, regardless of division

The top two seeded division winners in each league earn a first-round bye.

Clinched division
Clinched wild-card berth
Eliminated from the playoffs

Any tie for any position

  1. The team with the best record in head to head play.
  2. The team with the best overall record in intra-division games.
  3. The team with the best overall record in inter-division games.
  4. The team with the best record in the final 81 games of the season, ignoring inter-league play.
  5. The team with the best record in the final 82 games of the season, extending backward until the tie is broken.

Tiebreaking procedures from mlb.com

Updated: February 26, 2024 5:00am GMT