2016 MLB Playoff Race – National League

2016 MLB Playoff Race – National League

NL East

The Nationals have taken the division by storm and with a lead of 10 games, they look to be a shoe in for the AL East title. The Mets on the other hand look to make the dance through the wildcard. They are currently leading the wildcard standings, and are attempting to hold their lead with the Giants, Cardinals and Marlins quick at their heels. The Marlins on the other hand are 14 games behind Washington, and 6 games behind the Mets for a chance at the wildcard. Atlanta and Philadelphia are looking forward to next year and might get to play spoiler for their division rivals.

Team Games Behind Chance for Postseason (%)  
Washington Nationals - 99.9% Tickets »
New York Mets 8 89.0% Tickets »
Miami Marlins 14 0.1% Tickets »
Philadelphia Phillies 21.5 0.1% Tickets »
Atlanta Braves 30 0.0% Tickets »

NL Central

The Cubs… it is hard to hate this team. They have already essentially clinched the division title with a seventeen game lead at this point in the season. It might be their year to finally bring a championship to Wrigley, and we could not be more excited. The Cardinals are looking to secure one of the two wildcard spots and currently sit 1 game out of the Wild Card. The rest of the division is struggling, and they do not have a chance to play beyond October 1 however, you know they will play hard down the stretch.

Team Games Behind Chance for Postseason (%)  
Chicago Cubs - 99.9% Tickets »
St. Louis Cardinals 16 44.5% Tickets »
Pittsburgh Pirates 20 0.1% Tickets »
Milwaukee Brewers 26 0.1% Tickets »
Cincinnati Reds 31 0.0% Tickets »

NL West

The battle between San Francisco and LA has been fierce, and currently only has five games separating them. LA sits first in the division, and with a few key series coming in the last two weeks, San Francisco will have to win key games down the stretch. San Francisco sits five back, and in the second wild card position currently. With the Cardinals, Mets and Marlins all vying for the two Wild Card positions, it will be an interesting few weeks for thee teams. The other three teams in the division are done for the season, and might get to play spoiler at the most.

Team Games Behind Chance for Postseason (%)  
Los Angeles Dodgers - 99.9% Tickets »
San Francisco Giants 5.5 65.9% Tickets »
Colorado Rockies 12.5 0.1% Tickets »
Arizona Diamondbacks 22 0.0% Tickets »
San Diego Padres 22.5 0.0% Tickets »

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