2016 Postseason Picture
MLB's 10-team postseason field includes two Wild Card clubs meeting in a one-game playoff in each league (Oct. 4 and 5) for the right to compete in the best-of-five Division Series (2-2-1 format). The League Championship Series and World Series are best-of-seven series (2-3-2 format).
Cubs have clinched NL home field.
Nationals have clinched NL East.
Dodgers have clinched NL West.
Rangers have clinched AL West.
Indians have clinched AL Central.
Red Sox have clinched a playoff berth.
The bracket below shows what the MLB postseason bracket would be if the regular season ended as of
Clubs that have officially clinched a postseason berth: BOS, TEX, WAS, CHC, LAD, CLE.