Magic number watch: Where 's pennant races stand on Oct. 4

The magic number is the combined number of wins by the first-place team and losses by the trailing team that will eliminate the trailing team from winning the division.Here is how the magic numbers for Major League Baseball's division titles look on the morning of Sunday, Oct. 4: MORE: playoff scenarios | Full standings | Postseason scheduleAL EastFirst-place team:  Blue Jays (Clinched)

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Magic number to eliminate:   2. Yankees (Eliminated)3. Orioles (Eliminated)4. Rays (Eliminated)5. Red Sox (Eliminated)AL CentralFirst-place team:  Royals (Clinched)Magic number to eliminate:   2. Twins (Eliminated)3. Indians (Eliminated)4. White Sox (Eliminated)5. Tigers (Eliminated)AL WestFirst-place team:  RangersMagic number to eliminate:   2. Astros (1)3. Angels (Eliminated)4. Mariners (Eliminated)5. A's (Eliminated)NL EastFirst-place team:  Mets (Clinched)Magic number to eliminate:   2. Nationals (Eliminated)3. Marlins (Eliminated)4. Braves (Eliminated)5. Phillies (Eliminated)NL CentralFirst-place team:  Cardinals (Clinched)Magic number to eliminate:   2. Pirates (Eliminated)3. Cubs (Eliminated)4. Brewers (Eliminated)5. Reds (Eliminated)NL WestFirst-place team:  Dodgers (Clinched)Magic number to eliminate:   2. Giants (Eliminated)3. Diamondbacks (Eliminated)4. Padres (Eliminated)5. Rockies (Eliminated)

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