"...per the brilliant Sports Club Stats"
(thank you Mr. Dater)

Cleveland Indians Playoff Chances 2014-2

Beat Diamondbacks 3-2, playoff odds unchanged at 6.9%
60-60-0   .500

How are these numbers calculated?

Big Games

How we did yesterday and who we should root for today.   Explain

Sunday100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Average seed
Angels 5 Indians 2 -2.3
-0.3
Tigers 4 Marlins 8 +0.4
Phillies 5 Twins 1 +0.3
Orioles 6 Pirates 5 *-0.2

* A starred number could be exactly 0 or just really small. The simulation did not run long enough to know.

What If

Chances based on how well the Indians finish out the regular season.   Explain

Games Above .500
Chance Will Make Playoffs

Lottery

Ye of little faith, already thinking about next year. Here are the big games and what ifs for draft seeds.

Big Games

Sunday100.0*Lottery seed
Angels 5 Indians 2 +0.6

What If

This isn't your lottery pick because it does not factor in ping pong balls.
It's the final seed that gets you the ping pong balls.
The top 10 seeds are wrong, just ignore them for now.