MLB standings: Playoff picture as of Sept. 10

Wednesday September 10th, 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 Tuesday, September 9.

AL East

team

w-l

pct.

gb

E#

odds

Orioles

85-59

.590

99.7

Blue Jays

75-69

.521

10

9

0.2

Yankees

73-69

.514

11

9

0.1

AL Central

team

w-l

pct.

gb

e#

odds

Royals

79-64

.552

34.8

Tigers

80-65

.552

64.3

Indians

74-69

.517

5

14

0.8

AL West

team

w-l

pct.

gb

e#

odds

Angels

89-55

.618

98.6

Athletics

81-63

.563

8

11

1.2

AL Wild Card

team

w-l

pct.

gb

e#

odds

Athletics

81-63

.563

+1 1/2

93.1

Royals

79-64

.552

26.2

Tigers

80-65

.552

17.4

Mariners

79-65

.549

1/2

18

53.7

Blue Jays

75-69

.521

4 1/2

14

5.4

Indians

74-69

.517

5

14

1.7

AL Home Field Advantage Throughout Playoffs

team

w-l

pct.

gb

E#

Angels

89-55

.618

Orioles

85-59

.590

4

15

Royals

79-64

.552

9 1/2

10

Tigers

80-65

.552

9 1/2

10

If the season ended today:

The A's would host either the Royals or Tigers 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 either the Royals or Tigers in the other Division Series.

NL East

team

w-l

pct.

gb

e#

odds

Nationals

82-61

.573

99.8

Braves

74-71

.510

9

10

0.2

NL Central

team

w-l

pct.

gb

e#

odds

Cardinals

80-65

.552

92.9

Pirates

75-69

.521

4 1/2

14

4.8

Brewers

74-71

.510

6

12

2.3

NL West

TEam

w-l

pct.

gb

e#

odds

Dodgers

82-63

.566

77.7

Giants

79-65

.549

2 1/2

16

22.3

NL Wild Card

team

w-l

pct.

gb

e#

odds

Giants

79-65

.549

+4

75.3

Pirates

75-69

.521

47.2

Braves

74-71

.510

1 1/2

17

22.7

Brewers

74-71

.510

1 1/2

17

23.4
Marlins

71-72

.497

3 1/2

16

2.7

NL Home Field Advantage Throughout Playoffs

team

w-l

pct.

gb

e#

Nationals

82-61

.573

Dodgers

82-63

.566

1

18

Cardinals

80-65

.552

3

16

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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