Dodgers clinch the division with the most wins

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Chris Huhn, Staff Writer

With the season coming to an end soon, teams are racing to secure spots in the playoffs that start on September 29.  As of right now, for the American League East, the Rays have clinched the division with 40 wins and 20 losses, and the Yankees, with 33 wins and 27 losses, and Blue Jays, with 32 wins and 28 losses, have clenched the wild card.  For the American League Central, the Twins have clinched the division with 36 wins and 24 losses, and the Indians, with 35 wins and 25 losses, and White Socks, with 35 wins and 25 losses, have clenched the wild card. 

For the American League West, the Athletics have clinched the division with 36 wins and 24 losses, and the Astros have clinched the wild card with 29 wins and 31 losses.  For the National League East, the Braves have clinched the division with 35 wins and 25 losses, and the Marlins with 31 wins and 29 losses have clinched the wild card.  For the National League Central, the Cubs have clinched the division with 34 wins and 26 losses, and the Cardinals, with 30 wins and 28 losses, Reds, with 31 wins and 29 losses, and Brewers, with 29 wins and 31 losses, have clenched the wild card. 

Lastly, for the National League West, The Dodgers have clinched the division with 43 wins and 17 losses, and the Padres have clinched the wild card with 37 wins and 27 losses.  Clenching the division ensures that the MLB team will make it to the playoffs while clinching the wild card spot means that you will need to play the other wild cards in order to make it to the playoffs.