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
4327.6140.0
4723.6710.0
4824.6670.0
Wild CardWLPctGB
4328.6060.5
3833.5359.5
3934.5345.5
3733.52910.0
3636.50012.0
3537.48613.0
3436.48613.0
3144.41318.5
2543.36821.0
2645.36617.5
2348.32424.5
2150.29622.5

National League

Division LeadersWLPctGB
4230.5830.0
4031.5630.0
4824.6670.0
Wild CardWLPctGB
3932.5492.5
3932.5491.0
3734.52110.5
3835.52110.5
3634.5143.5
3537.48613.0
3437.4797.5
3338.4658.5
3239.4518.0
3138.4498.0
3039.43516.5
2544.36215.5