SI Staff
Sunday September 21st, 2014

NOTE: For the remainder of the regular season, SI.com will have a daily post updating the standings relevant to the postseason races. The positive numbers under Games Behind for the wild-card leaders indicate their lead over the third-place team in the race, or how far they are from being knocked out of a playoff spot. The Elimination Number (E#) column indicates the total number of the given team’s losses and leading team’s wins needed to eliminate that team from the race (essentially the reverse of a magic number). The magic number of the leading team is the elimination number of the second-place team. Postseason Odds are from ClayDavenport.com and will be updated in the mornings only.

Standings updated through the completed games on Friday, September 19.

* = Team has clinched division. ^ = Team has clinched Wild Card spot.

AL East

team w-l pct. gb E# odds
Orioles* 93-61 .604 100.0

AL Central

team w-l pct. gb e# odds
Tigers 86-68 .558  
Royals 83-70 .542 2 1/2 7  

AL West

team w-l pct. gb e# odds
Angels* 96-59 .619 100.0

AL Wild Card

team w-l pct. gb e# odds
Athletics 84-70 .545 +1/2  
Royals  83-70 .542  
Mariners 83-71 .539 1/2 9  
Indians 80-74 .519 3 1/2 6  
Yankees  79-75 .513 4 1/2 5  
Blue Jays 78-76 .506 5 1/2 4  

AL Home Field Advantage Throughout Playoffs

team w-l pct. gb E#
Angels 96-59 .617
Orioles 93-61 .604 2 1/2 5
Tigers 86-68 .558 9 1/2 2

If the season ended today:

The Athletics would host the Royals in the Wild Card Game.

The Angels would have home-field advantage against the Wild Card Game winner in the Division Series.

The Orioles would have home-field advantage against the Tigers in the other Division Series.

NL East

team w-l pct. gb e# odds
Nationals* 90-64 .584 100.0

NL Central

team w-l pct. gb e# odds
Cardinals 87-68 .561  
Pirates 83-71 .539 3 1/2 5  
Brewers 80-75 .516 7 1  

NL West

TEam w-l pct. gb e# odds
Dodgers 88-67 .568  
Giants 84-70 .545 3 1/2 5  

NL Wild Card

team w-l pct. gb e# odds
Giants 84-70 .545 +1  
Pirates 83-71 .539  
Brewers 80-75 .516 3 1/2 5  
Braves 76-78 .494 7 2  

NL Home Field Advantage Throughout Playoffs

team w-l pct. gb e#
Nationals 90-64 .584
Dodgers 88-66 .558 2 1/2 6
Cardinals 87-68 .561 3 1/2 8

If the season ended today:

The Giants would host the Pirates in the Wild Card Game.

The Nationals would have home-field advantage against the Wild Card Game winner in the Division Series.

The Dodgers would have home-field advantage against the Cardinals in the other Division Series.

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