MLB pennant races and playoff picture as of September 22, 2011: Dbacks, Brewers, Rangers clinch!

24 09 2011

All the division races were settled earlier today as Arizona, Texas, Milwaukee clinched their respective divisions. Milwaukee clinched a division title for the first time in 29 years. Texas has a chance of redemption after losing the 2010 World Series against San Francisco. The Diamondbacks came from last to first beating a formidable defending World Series champ in their division. Here are the current standings and the wild card races:

 

American League

EAST

—————- – – – Wins   Losses    Games Behind   Magic Number to clinch division

NY Yankees               95           61                 —-                        Won AL East Pennant

Boston Red Sox          88           68                  7   Leads AL Wildcard by 2.5 games

Tampa Bay                 86           71                  9.5    Trails Boston by 2.5 games for the AL Wildcard

Toronto                     80           77                   15.5        ELIMINATED

Baltimore                  66           91                   29.5        ELIMINATED

Central

Detroit Tigers           91          66                  —-            Won AL Central Title

Cleveland Indians     78         78                   12.5     ELIMINATED

Chicago White Sox    76         81                   15     ELIMINATED

Kansas City               69         88                 22                ELIMINATED

Minnesota                 60         96                 30.5                ELIMINATED

West

Texas Rangers            91         66                  —-                 Wins AL West Pennant

LA Angels                    85         72                   6          Trails Boston by 3.5 games for the AL Wildcard

Oakland                       71        86                   20          ELIMINATED

Seattle                          66        91                   25           ELIMINATED

National League

East                                  Wins   Losses    Games Behind   Magic Number to clinch division

Philadelphia Phillies        98         58                    —-                Won NL East (clinch best league record)

Atlanta Braves                  89         68                     9.5          Leading NL Wildcard by 3 games

Washington                       76         80                     22            Eliminated

NY Mets                             74         82                     24                  ELIMINATED

Florida                                71         86                      27.5            Eliminated

Central

Milwaukee Brewers           92         65                    —-          Wins NL Central Pennant

St. Louis Cardinals             86         71                      6       Trails the NL Wild card race by 3 games

Cincinnati                         76         81                     16      Eliminated

Pittsburgh                         70         87                     22          ELIMINATED

Chicago Cubs                   70         87                     22        Eliminated

Houston                            55         102                     37         Eliminated

West

Arizona Diamondbacks  91       66                       —-               Wins NL West Pennant

San Francisco                          84       73                         7     Trails the NL Wildcard by 5 games

LA Dodgers                         79      77                         11.5          Eliminated

Colorado                              70       87                        21             Eliminated

San Diego                            68       89                        23           ELIMINATED

Wildcard Races

AL

Boston Red Sox          88           68 (Magic number to clinch = 4)

Tampa Bay Rays             86           71   (2.5 games behind)

LA Angels                    85         72 (3.5 games behind)

NL

Atlanta Braves                  89         68  (Magic Number to clinch =3)

St. Louis Cardinals             86         71 (3 games behind)

San Francisco Giants         84       73 (5 games behind)

Matchups if playoffs were held today

AL

NY Yankees vs. Texas Rangers

Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox

NL

Philadelphia Phillies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

Milwaukee Brewers vs. Atlanta Braves


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