Major League Baseball Playoff Chances

Pirates +7.1, Cardinals -9.2
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Chance will make playoffsWin WSChance will finish regular season at seed
WednesdayGW-LPCTGD%Change%Change123456789101112131415Avg.ChangeRPIStrengthThursday
AthleticsWAstros 9-7362-38.620151100.0%+0.034.8%+0.09010900000000001.3-0.011.643AstrosOakland Athletics
AngelsWOrioles 3-2360-40.6008798.9+0.58.3+0.290084610000000003.8+0.052.581TigersLos Angeles Angels
NationalsLRockies 4-6455-44.5567192.4-2.414.3-1.33824178642100000002.5-0.2710.574Washington Nationals
TigersWDiamondbacks 11-5556-42.5714791.2+3.78.7+1.1163230442110000002.8+0.234.545at AngelsDetroit Tigers
GiantsWPhillies 3-1257-44.5644088.4+2.77.8+0.926221616964200000003.0+0.3215.542at PhilliesSan Francisco Giants
DodgersLPirates 1-656-47.5444175.8-6.85.6-1.41313112415118410000004.1-0.4417.541Los Angeles Dodgers
BrewersWReds 5-1157-45.5592170.8+6.54.1+0.81016221013129520000004.1+0.408.520MetsMilwaukee Brewers
OriolesLAngels 2-3355-45.5502470.5-4.14.2-0.50204307108631100004.2-0.293.524at MarinersBaltimore Orioles
BravesWMarlins 6-1255-46.5452155.7+6.92.7+0.757718181614941000005.2+0.3914.522MarlinsAtlanta Braves
MarinersLMets 2-3253-48.5255653.2-6.62.1-0.40006471912842100006.0-0.2412.560OriolesSeattle Mariners
CardinalsLRays 0-3254-47.535849.3-9.22.0-0.6481391517161151000005.4-0.486.509St. Louis Cardinals
PiratesWDodgers 6-1354-46.5401244.9+7.11.9+0.54710101417171362000005.6+0.4016.512Pittsburgh Pirates
Blue JaysWRed Sox 6-4153-49.5201433.0+5.01.4+0.20716010161614106310006.4+0.287.513Red SoxToronto Blue Jays
IndiansLTwins 1-3251-50.505418.9-4.30.6-0.2044011171716139531007.4-0.429.504at RoyalsCleveland Indians
RedsLBrewers 1-5350-50.5001017.5-5.40.6-0.312448121825187210007.3-0.3713.511Cincinnati Reds
YankeesWRangers 2-1352-48.520-2916.8+2.60.3+0.1038051215161512742007.7+0.215.471RangersNew York Yankees
RoyalsWWhite Sox 2-1350-50.500112.0+2.50.3+0.0022071416171612842008.0+0.2811.501IndiansKansas City Royals
MetsWMariners 3-2248-53.475134.3+1.10.2+0.00011259193318731008.8+0.3119.513at BrewersNew York Mets
RaysWCardinals 3-0149-53.480-83.8+1.30.1+0.0002014711162017137109.7+0.3718.492Tampa Bay Rays
Red SoxLBlue Jays 4-6247-54.465-230.7-0.30.0-0.0000001247131925225011.3-0.2820.477at Blue JaysBoston Red Sox
MarlinsLBraves 1-6347-53.470-300.7-0.40.0-0.0000001371831191163110.3-0.2624.471at BravesMiami Marlins
White SoxLRoyals 1-2148-54.471-300.5-0.30.0-0.0000001248132023244011.2-0.3522.471at TwinsChicago White Sox
TwinsWIndians 3-1346-54.460-290.4+0.10.0+0.0000001236111823287111.5+0.2221.472White SoxMinnesota Twins
PadresWCubs 8-3344-56.440-450.1+0.00.00000000151522191612911.9+0.5029.448at CubsSan Diego Padres
CubsLPadres 3-8441-58.414-370.0-0.00.00000000138152020181612.6-0.3326.462PadresChicago Cubs
DiamondbacksLTigers 5-11144-58.431-690.0-0.00.00000000028151920181712.7-0.2828.434Arizona Diamondbacks
PhilliesLGiants 1-3243-58.426-620.0-0.00.0000000001491419252713.3-0.1827.439GiantsPhiladelphia Phillies
RockiesWNationals 6-4241-60.406-620.0+0.00.00000000014101418233013.3+0.3130.446Colorado Rockies
AstrosLAthletics 7-9242-59.416-870.00.00000000001311602514.0-0.0223.417at AthleticsHouston Astros
RangersLYankees 1-2240-61.396-1100.00.0000000000002237414.7-0.0225.400at YankeesTexas Rangers

We use the real MLB tiebreakers.
Adam updates the scores (email errors to adamv at mad dot scientist dot com).

Big Games

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Sunday
Mariners 0 Athletics 3
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Athletics+3.9
+0.6
Mariners-3.6
-0.7
Angels 14 Mets 2
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Athletics-0.3
Angels+2.2
+0.2
Nationals+0.2
Tigers*-0.2
Giants+0.2
Braves+0.2
Mariners-0.3
Pirates+0.2
Mets-1.8
Marlins+0.2
Twins-0.2
Phillies+0.2
Rockies+0.2
Rangers-0.2
Orioles 3 Blue Jays 11
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Orioles-3.1
-0.3
Blue Jays+3.2
+0.3
Reds 12 Rays 4
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Athletics+0.2
Tigers+0.2
Brewers-0.2
Orioles+0.3
Mariners*+0.2
Pirates-0.2
Blue Jays+0.4
Reds+1.2
Yankees+0.3
Rays-2.6
-0.3
Red Sox+0.3
Twins*+0.2
Padres 5 Tigers 1
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Athletics+0.2
Angels+0.2
Tigers-2.6
-0.3
Giants-0.2
Mariners+0.2
Indians+0.3
Royals+0.2
White Sox+0.3
Twins+0.4
Padres+1.3
Rockies-0.2
Braves 10 Nationals 2
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Nationals-2.9
-0.4
Braves+2.9
+0.4
Diamondbacks 6 Dodgers 8
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Giants-0.5
Dodgers+3.2
+0.4
Cardinals-0.2
Pirates-0.2
Mets-0.2
Padres-0.2
Diamondbacks-0.8
Rockies-0.4
Giants 5 Rockies 4
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Giants+2.8
+0.3
Rockies-2.6
-0.3
White Sox 4 Indians 3
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Indians-2.5
-0.2
White Sox+2.6
+0.3
Brewers 4 Pirates 1
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Brewers+1.9
+0.4
Pirates-2.5
-0.3
Yankees 3 Red Sox 2
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Yankees+2.3
+0.2
Red Sox-2.0
-0.2
Phillies 4 Marlins 3
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Marlins-2.2
-0.2
Phillies+2.0
+0.2
Twins 4 Royals 3
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Indians-0.2
Royals-1.4
Twins+2.3
+0.3
Cardinals 6 Cubs 4
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Cardinals+2.3
+0.2
Cubs-1.7
Rangers 1 Astros 0
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Astros-1.2
Rangers+1.7
Monday
Angels 2 Athletics 3
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Athletics+3.7
+0.6
Angels-3.7
-0.5
Brewers 0 Cardinals 4
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Giants-0.2
Brewers-2.6
-0.6
Cardinals+3.5
+0.4
Marlins-0.2
Marlins 2 Nationals 9
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Nationals+3.7
+0.4
Braves-0.2
Marlins-2.8
-0.3
Phillies 6 Braves 9
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Braves+3.5
+0.5
Phillies-2.8
-0.2
Rangers 1 Mariners 7
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Athletics-0.2
Mariners+3.4
+0.5
Rangers-2.5
-0.2
Reds 7 Pirates 8
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Pirates+3.1
+0.2
Reds-2.5
-0.2
Orioles 7 Rays 1
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Orioles+2.0
+0.2
Rays-2.7
-0.3
Padres 5 Rockies 4
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Padres+1.7
Rockies-2.4
-0.2
Diamondbacks 3 Mets 7
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Nationals-0.2
Braves-0.2
Mets+1.7
Diamondbacks-0.6

* A starred outcome could have no effect or just a really small effect. The simulation did not run long enough to know.

Thank you Adam Veenendaal for adding this league.