Wild Card standings

Here are the facts:

  • The end of this month is the trading deadline.
  • Two teams from each league will be wild cards regardless of their division.
  • Eight teams in baseball have 44 losses
  • If you have a record of 46-44 today, you are a half-game out of the postseason.
  • There are eight teams in the NL under .500, but only four in the AL.
  • The Giants, Pirates, and White Sox all are 50-40 and all postseason eligible if the season ended today.
  • While the Twins are 38-52, the worst record in the AL, four teams in the NL have worse records.

Here are the AL standings:

Rk Tm W L W-L% GB
1 NYY 56 34 .622
2 TEX 55 35 .611
3 CHW 50 40 .556
4  LAA 50 41 .549
5  DET 47 44 .516
6  TBR 47 44 .516
7  OAK 46 44 .511 0.5
8  CLE 46 44 .511 0.5
9  BAL 46 44 .511 0.5
10  BOS 46 45 .505 1.0
11  TOR 45 46 .495 2.0
12  KCR 38 51 .427 8.0
13  SEA 39 53 .424 8.5
14  MIN 38 52 .422 8.5
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 7/18/2012.

Here are the NL standings:

Rk Tm W L W-L% GB
1 WSN 52 36 .591
2 CIN 51 39 .567
3 SFG 50 40 .556
4  PIT 50 40 .556
5  ATL 49 40 .551
6  LAD 48 44 .522
7  STL 47 44 .516
8  NYM 46 44 .511 0.5
9  MIA 44 46 .489 2.5
10  ARI 43 47 .478 3.5
11  MIL 43 47 .478 3.5
12  PHI 41 51 .446 6.5
13  CHC 36 53 .404 10.0
14  SDP 37 55 .402 10.5
15  COL 35 55 .389 11.5
16  HOU 34 57 .374 13.0
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 7/18/2012.