Just two regular season games left. Here is who is in, who has a shot and who needs a miracle.
NOTE if three or more teams are tied in the standings head-to-head is thrown out and Runs Allowed becomes the tie-breaker.
GIANTS (15-5), (28)
The Giants earned a first round bye with a win over the White Sox and a Dodgers loss to the White Sox. A WEEK ELEVEN win over the Padres and the Giants will win the Pennant.
Remaining schedule: Padres/Padres
H2H: D-Backs, White Sox, Brewers, Mariners
PADRES (14-6), (42)
Clinched a playoff spot. If the Padres sweep the Giants WEEK ELEVEN they will win the Pennant. A split will get them a first round bye. If they get swept they would only fall as far as the #3
Remaining schedule: Giants/Giants
H2H: White Sox, Royals, Mariners, Cards, Pirates
DODGERS (12-8), (28)
Clinched a playoff spot. If the Dodgers sweep the Diamondbacks WEEK ELEVEN they can do no worse than the #3. If they sweep and the Padres get swept they will be the #2 with the first round bye. They can finish as low as the #6.
Remaining schedule: Diamondbacks/Diamondbacks
H2H: Royals, Brewers, Pirates, Mariners
CARDINALS (12-8), (71)
Clinched a playoff spot. The Cardinals can finish no higher than the #3 and no lower than the #5. Without a head-to-head tie-breaker over any of the teams in front of them the Cardinals will be watching other games to see where they will end up in the seeding.
Remaining schedule: Pirates/Mariners
H2H: D-Backs, White Sox, Royals
EXPOS (11-9), (42)
The Expos need to win at least one game over the Brewers to get into the postseason. They could go as high as the #3 but would need the Dodgers and Cardinals to collapse. They can get in without a win as long as the Royals and Mariners don't sweep.
Remaining schedule: Brewers/Brewers
WHITE SOX (10-10), (75)
If the White Sox sweep the Royals WEEK ELEVEN they are in postseason. If they split they would get in with a Mariners and Brewers loss.
Remaining schedule: Royals/Royals
H2H: Pirates, Brewers, Dodgers
ROYALS (9-11), (23)
Bumpy's impossible dream isn't over. If the Royals sweep the White Sox they are in. If they don't they are out.
Remaining schedule: White Sox/White Sox
H2H: D-Backs, Pirates, Mariners
MARINERS (9-11), (24)
The Mariners will need to win both games WEEK ELEVEN and have the White Sox and Royals split.
Remaining schedule: Pirates/Cards
H2H: D-Backs, Brewers, Pirates
BREWERS (9-11), (53)
The only way into the postseason for the Brewers is to sweep the Expos and a loss by the Mariners, White Sox and Royals.
Remaining schedule: D-Backs/D-Backs, Expos/Expos
H2H: Padres, Cardinals
PIRATES (5-15) (72)
Out of playoff contention
Remaining schedule: Cards/ Mariners
DIAMONDBACKS (4-16), (80)
Out of playoff contention
Remaining schedule: Dodgers/Dodgers