MLB postseason matchups set
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The 2020 postseason matchups are set following the regular season's conclusion. The American League opens the wild-card round Tuesday, with the National League getting underway Wednesday. The league has adopted a best-of-three series for the opening round, with the higher seed hosting all games at their home stadium.

AL Playoff Bracket

1. Rays vs. 8. Blue Jays
4. Indians vs. 5. Yankees

2. Athletics vs. 7. White Sox
3. Twins vs. 6. Astros

NL Playoff Bracket

1. Dodgers vs. 8. Brewers
4. Padres vs. 5. Cardinals

2. Braves vs. 7. Reds
3. Cubs vs. 6. Marlins

AL Final Standings

Rank Team Record Winning %
1 Rays-y 40-20 .667
2 Athletics-y 36-24 .600
3 Twins-y 36-24 .600
4 Indians-x 35-25 .583
5 Yankees-x 33-27 .550
6 Astros-x 29-31 .483
7 White Sox-x 35-25 .583
8 Blue Jays-x 32-28 .533
  • Indians own tiebreaker over White Sox based on head-to-head record.
Rank Team Record Winning %
9 Mariners-e 27-33 .458
10 Royals-e 26-34 .433
11 Angels-e 26-34 .433
12 Orioles-e 25-35 .417
13 Red Sox-e 24-36 .400
14 Tigers-e 23-35 .397
15 Rangers-e 22-38 .367

NL Final Standings

Rank Team Record Winning %
1 Dodgers-y 43-17 .717
2 Braves-y 35-25 .583
3 Cubs-y 34-26 .567
4 Padres-x 37-23 .617
5 Cardinals-x 30-28 .517
6 Marlins-x 31-29 .517
7 Reds-x 31-29 .517
8 Brewers-x 29-31 .483
Rank Team Record Winning %
9 Giants-e 29-31 .483
10 Phillies-e 28-32 .467
11 Mets-e 26-34 .433
12 Rockies-e 26-34 .433
13 Nationals-e 26-34 .433
14 D-Backs-e 25-35 .417
15 Pirates-e 19-41 .317
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