MLB standings, scores and magic numbers for every division and wild-card leader

October is just around the corner, and teams are starting to count down the wins necessary to punch their tickets to the postseason.

We’re tracking their progress each day through the end of the regular season.

Here is each playoff leader’s clinching scenario, heading into Saturday’s action:

AL MAGIC NUMBERS

SCENARIO MAGIC NUMBER
Red Sox to clinch AL East 4
Red Sox to clinch at least wild-card berth 2
Indians to clinch AL Central 3
Indians to clinch at least wild-card berth 2
Rangers to clinch AL West *
Rangers to clinch at least wild-card berth
Blue Jays to clinch wild-card berth 8
Tigers to clinch wild-card berth 9
* Have clinched division title  
   

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NL MAGIC NUMBERS

SCENARIO MAGIC NUMBER
Nationals to clinch NL East 2
Nationals to clinch at least wild-card berth 1
Cubs to clinch NL Central *
Cubs to clinch at least wild-card berth
Dodgers to clinch NL West 2
Dodgers to clinch at least wild-card berth 2
Mets to clinch wild-card berth 8
Giants to clinch wild-card berth 9
* Have clinched division title  

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