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 Tuesday’s action:

AL MAGIC NUMBERS

SCENARIO MAGIC NUMBER
Red Sox to clinch AL East 9
Red Sox to clinch at least wild-card berth 7
Indians to clinch AL Central 7
Indians to clinch at least wild-card berth 7
Rangers to clinch AL West 3
Rangers to clinch at least wild-card berth 3
Orioles to clinch wild-card berth 11
Blue Jays to clinch wild-card berth 11

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NL MAGIC NUMBERS

SCENARIO MAGIC NUMBER
Nationals to clinch NL East 5
Nationals to clinch at least wild-card berth 4
Cubs to clinch NL Central *
Cubs to clinch at least wild-card berth
Dodgers to clinch NL West 7
Dodgers to clinch at least wild-card berth 7
Mets to clinch wild-card berth 12
Giants/Cardinals to clinch wild-card berth 13
* Have clinched division title  

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