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Thought it would be cool to list them, as of today (8/28), since we are approaching the final stretch of the season. If someone wants to keep track of them, they can as the season finishes up, in this thread. Second place teams or anyone with in 5 games will be listed (including ties)...

AL East

New York (29)

Boston 6 GB

AL Central

Detroit (31)

Chicago 4 GB

Minnesota 4.5 GB

AL West

Los Angeles (32)

Texas 4 GB

AL Wildcard

Boston (34)

Texas 1.5 GB

Tampa Bay 3.5 GB

NL East

Philadelphia (29)

Atlanta 7 GB

Florida 7 GB

NL Central

St. Louis (26)

Chicago 9 GB

NL West

Los Angeles (30)

Colorado 4 GB

NL Wildcard

Colorado (31)

San Francisco 3 GB

Atlanta 4.5 GB

Florida 4.5 GB

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Today is the final trade deadline, as well players have to be on the 25-man roster, including the DL, to be playoff eligible. Here are what the divisions look like, according to the magic numbers -- as of this morning:

AL East

New York (27)

Boston 6 GB

AL Central

Detroit (29)

Minnesota 4.5 GB

AL West

Los Angeles (29)

Texas 5 GB

AL Wildcard

Boston (30)

Texas 3.5 GB

Tampa Bay 5.5 GB

NL East

Philadelphia (26)

Atlanta 8 GB

Florida 8 GB

NL Central

St. Louis (23)

Chicago 10 GB

NL West

Los Angeles (26)

Colorado 6 GB

San Francisco 6 GB

NL Wildcard

Colorado/S.F. (29)

Atlanta 3.5 GB

Florida 3.5 GB

Chicago 5.5 GB

*Note -- changed the numbers, as I calculated the tie, instead of clinching the division and/or wildcard

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Through 9/2

AL East

New York (23)

Boston 7.5 GB

AL Central

Detroit (26)

Minnesota 4.5 GB

AL West

Los Angeles (27)

Texas 3.5 GB

AL Wildcard

Boston (28)

Texas 2.5 GB

Tampa Bay 5.0 GB

NL East

Philadelphia (24)

Atlanta 7.5 GB

NL Central

St. Louis (20)

Chicago 10.5 GB

NL West

Los Angeles (25)

Colorado 4.5 GB

San Francisco 5.5 GB

NL Wildcard

Colorado (29)

San Francisco 1.0 GB

Atlanta 4.0 GB

Florida 5.0 GB

Chicago 5.5 GB

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Orioles eliminated from the playoffs (5)

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Find a good Dodger board yet?

Not a good board really. Best thing that I found is part of SB Nation, which is True Blue LA. It was pretty good, and in the same network as Lookout Landing for the M's. Haven't found anything like this board for the Dodgers though.

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Figured I would update this. Thru Sept 15 games:

AL East

New York (12)

Boston 6.5 GB

AL Central

Detroit (14)

Minnesota 4.5 GB

Chicago 5.5 GB

AL West

Los Angeles (13)

Texas 6.0 GB

AL Wildcard

Boston (14)

Texas 5.5 GB

NL East

Philadelphia (12)

Florida 7.0 GB

NL Central

St. Louis (10)

Chicago 8.5 GB

NL West

Los Angeles (12)

Colorado 5.0 GB

NL Wildcard

Colorado (15)

San Francisco 2.5 GB

Florida 4.5 GB

Atlanta 5.0 GB

Chicago 5.5 GB

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