Wild-Card: Beginning with the 2012 season, in addition to the six division champions, the two non-division winners with the best records from each league also make the playoffs. The two wild-card teams will play a one-game "series" with the winner advancing to the Division Series round.

American League

Division LeadersWLPctGB
9853.6490.0
9258.6130.0
9853.6490.0
Wild CardWLPctGB
9061.5968.0
8962.5899.0
8763.5805.0
7970.53018.0
7477.49024.0
6882.45329.5
6585.43327.0
6288.41335.5
5991.39338.5
5695.37136.5
49101.32748.5
45104.30246.5

National League

Division LeadersWLPctGB
9358.6160.0
8466.5600.0
9754.6420.0
Wild CardWLPctGB
8267.55010.0
8268.5472.0
8169.5403.0
7773.51315.5
7672.51415.5
7774.51020.0
7278.48024.5
7081.46414.5
6882.45328.5
6685.43731.0
6585.43319.0
5298.34740.5
x
- Clinched Playoff Spot
y
- Clinched Division