American League Playoff Chances

Mariners +4.2, Tigers -3.8
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Explain

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Chance will make playoffsWin WSChance will finish regular season at seed
TuesdayGW-LPCTGD%Change%Change123456789101112131415Avg.ChangeRPIStrengthWednesday
AthleticsWAstros 7-4266-40.623169100.0%37.9%+1.49200800000001.2+0.091.653at AstrosOakland Athletics
AngelsLOrioles 6-7363-42.6009099.0-0.48.0-0.48008741000000003.8-0.122.582at OriolesLos Angeles Angels
TigersLWhite Sox 4-11557-46.5533684.5-3.86.1-1.0034480344321000003.4-0.305.533White SoxDetroit Tigers
OriolesWAngels 7-6359-46.5623080.6+1.34.8+0.203923118105311000003.7+0.123.529AngelsBaltimore Orioles
Blue JaysWRed Sox 4-258-50.5373860.3+2.53.2+0.2021111271810632100005.0+0.164.534at Red SoxToronto Blue Jays
MarinersWIndians 5-2255-51.5195432.9+4.21.2+0.200033024171274200006.6+0.2414.556at IndiansSeattle Mariners
RoyalsLTwins 1-2353-52.505-212.4-3.10.4-0.00160410151717141041008.1-0.4212.498TwinsKansas City Royals
IndiansLMariners 2-5252-54.491312.3-3.50.4-0.10170410141717151141008.1-0.4610.503MarinersCleveland Indians
YankeesWRangers 12-11255-51.519-2910.0+0.80.2+0.00220612151716151031008.2+0.197.472at RangersNew York Yankees
RaysWBrewers 5-1153-54.49514.7+0.60.1+0.0011037111518201762009.0+0.2215.501BrewersTampa Bay Rays
White SoxWTigers 11-4152-55.486-103.1+1.40.1+0.0002013610142025135009.8+0.4020.491at TigersChicago White Sox
TwinsWRoyals 2-1348-57.457-410.2+0.10.0+0.000000011361436325012.0+0.2023.461at RoyalsMinnesota Twins
Red SoxLBlue Jays 2-4148-59.449-500.0-0.00.00000000114930468112.4-0.2622.452Blue JaysBoston Red Sox
AstrosLAthletics 4-7143-64.402-1060.00.000000000029553414.2-0.0324.403AthleticsHouston Astros
RangersLYankees 11-12142-65.393-1180.00.00000000003326414.6-0.0226.397YankeesTexas Rangers

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

Sunday
Mariners 0 Athletics 3
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Athletics+3.9
+0.6
Mariners-3.6
-0.7
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
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
Reds 12 Rays 4
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Athletics+0.2
Tigers+0.2
Orioles+0.3
*+0.1
Blue Jays+0.4
+0.1
Mariners*+0.2
Yankees+0.3
+0.1
Rays-2.6
-0.3
Twins*+0.2
Red Sox+0.3
Rangers+0.1
Padres 5 Tigers 1
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Athletics+0.2
Angels+0.2
Tigers-2.6
-0.3
Mariners+0.2
Royals+0.2
Indians+0.3
White Sox+0.3
*+0.1
Twins+0.4
+0.1
Red Sox*+0.1
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
Twins 4 Royals 3
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Tigers*-0.1
Royals-1.4
-0.1
Indians-0.2
Twins+2.3
+0.3
Angels 14 Mets 2
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Athletics-0.3
Angels+2.2
+0.2
Tigers*-0.2
Mariners-0.3
*-0.1
Yankees-0.1
White Sox*-0.1
Twins-0.2
Astros-0.1
Rangers-0.2
Rangers 1 Astros 0
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Astros-1.2
-0.1
Rangers+1.7
+0.1
Monday
Angels 2 Athletics 3
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Athletics+3.7
+0.6
Angels-3.7
-0.5
Rangers 1 Mariners 7
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series
Athletics-0.2
-0.1
Mariners+3.4
+0.5
Rangers-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

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

First Round Opponents

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

ByeAthleticsAngelsTigersOriolesBlue JaysMarinersRoyalsIndiansYankeesRaysWhite SoxTwinsRed SoxAstrosRangers
Athletics92.10.00.21.52.12.50.40.30.50.20.10.00.00.00.0
Angels7.90.02.316.825.129.64.03.95.62.81.00.00.00.00.0
Tigers81.90.22.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0NoNoNoNo
Orioles62.01.516.80.00.00.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Blue Jays32.62.125.10.00.00.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Mariners0.02.529.60.00.20.30.00.00.10.00.00.00.00.00.0
Royals7.90.44.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0No0.00.00.0
Indians8.00.33.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0NoNoNo0.0
Yankees3.80.55.60.00.00.00.10.00.00.00.0NoNoNo0.0
Rays1.60.22.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0NoNoNo
White Sox2.00.11.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0NoNo0.0No
Twins0.10.00.0No0.00.00.0NoNoNo0.0NoNoNo
Red Sox0.00.00.0No0.00.00.00.0NoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Astros0.00.00.0No0.00.00.00.0NoNoNo0.0No
Rangers0.00.00.0No0.00.00.00.00.00.0NoNoNoNo