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’ll track their progress each day from now until the end of the regular season.

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

AL MAGIC NUMBERS

SCENARIO MAGIC NUMBER
Red Sox to clinch AL East 15
Red Sox to clinch at least wild-card berth 13
Indians to clinch AL Central 11
Indians to clinch at least wild-card berth 11
Rangers to clinch AL West 8
Rangers to clinch at least wild-card berth 8
Orioles to clinch wild-card berth 15
Blue Jays to clinch wild-card berth 15

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NL MAGIC NUMBERS

SCENARIO MAGIC NUMBER
Nationals to clinch NL East 7
Nationals to clinch at least wild-card berth 6
Cubs to clinch NL Central *
Cubs to clinch at least wild-card berth
Dodgers to clinch NL West 13
Dodgers to clinch at least wild-card berth 11
Giants to clinch wild-card berth 15
Mets to clinch wild-card berth 16
* Have clinched division title  
   

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