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downstairs
09-05-2005, 04:51 PM
I know how to calculate a magic number, and most sites list that.

How do you calculate the reverse... the number of the division leaders wins and a teams losses that will mathematically eliminate a team?

(Or... better yet... is there a site that lists these?)

Mr. White Sox
09-05-2005, 04:53 PM
I know how to calculate a magic number, and most sites list that.

How do you calculate the reverse... the number of the division leaders wins and a teams losses that will mathematically eliminate a team?

(Or... better yet... is there a site that lists these?)

Under E#
http://mlb.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/mlb/standings/index.jsp

downstairs
09-05-2005, 04:55 PM
Mr. White Sox:

Wow... I never new MLB listed anything like that. Thanks! I should have looked there before posting. I looked on Sportsline, ESPN, and the like...

SouthSide_HitMen
09-05-2005, 05:17 PM
MLB also has an elimination number for the Wild Card:

http://mlb.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/mlb/standings/wildcard.jsp

jabrch
09-05-2005, 05:20 PM
http://riot.ieor.berkeley.edu/~baseball/american_league.html


RIOT also has an elimination number.

Chips
09-05-2005, 05:32 PM
There is no need to count a tragic number, we are winning this division.

skottyj242
09-06-2005, 01:12 PM
I looked at that this morning and I was suprised to find out that the only team that's out of the playoffs (mathmatecially) in the American League is the Kansas City Royals, the Devil Rays still have a shot.