MLB playoff glance: Magic numbers, standings, schedule and scores

How soon can you celebrate a division title and/or a wild-card berth for your favorite team?

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

AL MAGIC NUMBERS

SCENARIO MAGIC NUMBER
Blue Jays to clinch AL East **
Blue Jays to clinch at least wild-card berth
Royals to clinch AL Central **
Royals to clinch at least wild-card berth
Rangers to clinch AL West 2
Rangers to clinch at least wild-card berth 2
Yankees to clinch wild-card berth 1
Astros to clinch wild-card berth 4
* Have clinched at least wild-card berth  
** Have clinched division title  

Full standings | Wild-card standings | Today’s schedule | Today’s scoreboard

NL MAGIC NUMBERS

SCENARIO MAGIC NUMBER
Mets to clinch NL East **
Mets to clinch at least wild-card berth
Cardinals to clinch NL Central **
Cardinals to clinch at least wild-card berth
Dodgers to clinch NL West **
Dodgers to clinch at least wild-card berth
Pirates to clinch wild-card berth *
Cubs to clinch wild-card berth *
* Have clinched wild-card berth  
** Have clinched division title  

Full standings | Wild-card standings | Today’s schedule | Today’s scoreboard