The 2021 Major League Baseball regular season wrapped up Sunday with the 10-team postseason field cemented without needing an additional Game 163. The Red Sox and Yankees both needed ninth-inning runs to win crucial games, and they’ll square off on Tuesday in the AL Wild Card Game at Fenway Park. The Giants, Dodgers, Brewers, Cardinals, Astros, and Braves make up the rest of the playoff field.,
Let’s take a look at the 2021 playoff matchups and the final MLB regular-season standings.
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2021 MLB playoff matchups
- AL Wild Card Game: Red Sox vs. Yankees
- NL Wild Card Game: Dodgers vs. Cardinals
- ALDS: Astros vs. White Sox
- ALDS: Rays vs. AL Wild Card Game winner
- NLDS: Brewers vs. Braves
- NLDS: Giants vs. NL Wild Card Game winner
Teams that have clinched
- Rays (clinched AL East)
- White Sox (clinched AL Central)
- Brewers (clinched NL Central)
- Astros (clinched AL West)
- Braves (clinched NL East)
- Giants (clinched NL West)
- Dodgers (clinched first NL wild card)
- Cardinals (clinched second NL wild card)
- Yankees (clinched second AL wild card)
- Red Sox (clinched first AL wild card)
Final 2021 MLB standings
For expanded standings, click here.
American League standings
|Tampa Bay – x||100||62||—||100%||100%|
|Toronto – e||91||71||9.0||0.0%||0.0%|
|Baltimore – e||52||109||48.0||0.0%||0.0%|
|AL WILD CARD||W||L||WCGB|
National League standings
|Atlanta – x||88||73||—||100%||100%|
|Philadelphia – e||82||80||6.5||0.0%||0.0%|
|N.Y. Mets – e||77||85||11.5||0.0%||0.0%|
|Miami – e||67||95||21.5||0.0%||0.0%|
|Washington – e||65||97||23.5||0.0%||0.0%|
2021 MLB postseason gear now available
The 2021 MLB Playoffs start Oct. 5 and 6 with the AL and NL Wild Card games. In celebration, 2021 MLB postseason gear is now available for select teams. Shop hoodies, shirts, and more here.
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