American League Playoff Chances

Astros +55.8, Mariners -81.3
Games Above .500
Chance Will Make Playoffs

Explain

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Chance will make playoffsWin WSChance will finish regular season at seed
4/7GW-LPCTGD%Change%Change123456789101112131415Avg.ChangeRPIStrength
OriolesWRays 6-52-01.0005In+6.40.0%-0.01001.0+0.591.751Baltimore Orioles
Astros11-01.000286.0%+55.816.5+9.8472776522323.4+3.001.950Houston Astros
Tigers11-01.000477.3+11.116.2-5.628241511933534.1+0.481.950Detroit Tigers
Royals11-01.000974.8+12.013.0-5.0252315111033534.3+0.461.947Kansas City Royals
Red Sox11-01.000853.0+20.49.5+2.4312218661065.9+0.351.950Boston Red Sox
AthleticsLRangers 1-31-1.500643.1-54.70.1-0.22271416101012106.1-3.3816.857Oakland Athletics
Blue Jays11-01.000542.7+21.82.4+0.7212220881286.3+0.271.929Toronto Blue Jays
MarinersLAngels 0-21-1.500114.4-81.3No-0.042813181818187.6-4.2816.602Seattle Mariners
AngelsWMariners 2-01-1.500-17.0+7.0No1158222218228.0+2.9712.398Los Angeles Angels
RangersWAthletics 3-11-1.500-61.7+1.7No0012262616278.3+3.1412.143Texas Rangers
RaysLOrioles 5-60-2.000-5Out-0.0No671369611.7-0.9020.249Tampa Bay Rays
Yankees10-1.000-5OutNo122521222013.1-0.7120.071New York Yankees
White Sox10-1.000-9OutNo82124232413.3-0.6720.053Chicago White Sox
Twins10-1.000-4OutNo72125232513.4-0.6620.050Minnesota Twins
Indians10-1.000-2OutNo72125232513.4-0.6720.050Cleveland Indians

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

Big Games

Who should we root for?   Explain

Week of 4/5
Mariners 0 Angels 2
Tue100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Orioles+1.1
Astros+19.9
+1.8
Tigers+9.4
-1.6
Royals+9.9
-1.6
Red Sox+18.5
+1.4
Athletics+0.5
Blue Jays+19.2
+0.5
Mariners-79.6
Angels+0.9
Rays+0.2
Athletics 1 Rangers 3
Tue100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Orioles+0.9
Astros+19.9
+1.7
Tigers+9.1
-1.2
Royals+9.6
-1.3
Red Sox+17.6
+1.3
Athletics-77.0
-0.2
Blue Jays+18.4
+0.5
Mariners+0.6
Rangers+0.6
Rays+0.2
Rays 2 Orioles 6
Mon100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Orioles+28.6
+0.2
Astros-0.3
Tigers-0.2
Royals-0.2
Red Sox+0.5
Athletics-0.2
Blue Jays+0.5
Mariners-0.2
Angels-0.2
Rangers-0.2
Rays-28.7
-0.2
Yankees+0.7
Royals 10 White Sox 1
Mon100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Royals+26.0
+0.1
White SoxOut
No
Tigers 4 Twins 0
Mon100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Tigers+26.0
+0.1
TwinsOut
No
Astros 2 Indians 0
Mon100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Astros+14.7
Tigers+2.9
Royals+2.9
Athletics-0.4
Mariners-0.4
Angels-0.4
Rangers-0.3
White Sox+2.1
Twins+2.0
IndiansOut
No
Yankees 1 Blue Jays 6
Mon100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Blue Jays+23.7
+0.1
YankeesOut
No
Mariners 4 Angels 1
Mon100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Astros-0.3
Athletics-0.3
Mariners+22.1
Angels-20.8
Rangers-0.3
Athletics 8 Rangers 0
Mon100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Astros-0.3
Athletics+22.0
Mariners-0.4
Angels-0.3
Rangers-20.8
Phillies 0 Red Sox 8
Mon100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Orioles-2.6
Astros-1.8
Tigers-1.0
Royals-1.0
Red Sox+21.1
+0.1
Athletics-1.3
Blue Jays-1.9
Mariners-1.2
Angels-1.3
Rangers-1.2
Rays-2.6
Yankees-2.6
White Sox-0.8
Twins-0.8
Indians-0.9
Rays 5 Orioles 6
Tue100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
OriolesIn
Astros-0.5
Tigers-0.2
+0.4
Royals-0.2
+0.4
Red Sox-2.9
-0.6
Blue Jays-2.5
-0.2
RaysOut
Dodgers 3 Padres 7
Tue100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Astros-0.3
Tigers-1.0
Royals-0.9
Red Sox-0.4
Diamondbacks 7 Giants 6
Tue100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Astros-0.3
Tigers-0.9
Royals-0.8
Red Sox-0.3
Brewers 0 Rockies 10
Mon100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Orioles-0.2
Athletics-0.2
Mariners-0.2
Rays-0.3

First Round Opponents

Who is going to play who in the first round of the playoffs.   Explain

ByeOriolesAstrosTigersRoyalsRed SoxAthleticsBlue JaysMarinersAngelsRangersRays
OriolesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Astros73.1No2.02.14.20.33.20.60.40.1No
Tigers51.8No2.09.73.57.31.70.90.3No
Royals48.2No2.110.23.77.71.71.00.3No
Red SoxNoNo4.29.710.27.515.53.52.00.5No
Athletics21.8No0.33.53.77.55.20.70.40.1No
Blue JaysNoNo3.27.37.715.55.22.21.20.3No
Mariners3.9No0.61.71.73.50.72.20.00.0No
Angels1.1No0.40.91.02.00.41.20.00.0
Rangers0.1No0.10.30.30.50.10.30.00.0
RaysNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo