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

Oakland Athletics Playoff Chances 2014-7

Losing to Mariners 0-1 (Top 5th), playoff odds unchanged at 92.3%
81-66   .551

How are these numbers calculated?

Big Games

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

Friday100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Average seed
Angels 4 Athletics 0 -0.1
Saturday100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Average seed
Angels 2 Athletics 0 -0.1

What If

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

Games Above .500
Chance Will Make Playoffs


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

Big Games

Friday100.0*Lottery seed
Angels 4 Athletics 0 +0.2
Saturday100.0*Lottery seed
Angels 2 Athletics 0 +0.2
Orioles 3 Twins 2 +0.0

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.