As of today, MLB playoff schedule shows the game between the Tampa Bay Rays (Seed 4) and the Houston Astros (Seed 5) from the AL. This playoff game kicks off on October 3rd. The MLB postseason starts earlier this year, beginning on October 1st, a Sunday, two days before the regular season concludes. The Wild Card games are set for October 3rd.
The MLB playoffs bracket as of today is based on the standings in both the American and National League. Right now, the Baltimore Orioles lead in the American League, while the Atlanta Braves are ahead in the National League.
Currently, In the AL the Baltimore Orioles, Seattle Mariners, and Minnesota Twins are at the top of the wild card standings. They’re followed by the Tampa Bay Rays, Houston Astros, and Texas Rangers.
In the American League, the Baltimore Orioles, Toronto Blue Jays, and Houston Astros are the top three teams. The Orioles are leading, having a win-loss record of 85-51.
Based on MLB playoff standings as of today, the Philadelphia Phillies lead the National League wild card teams with a record of 76 wins and 61 losses, boasting a +5.5 differential.
As of today,the Oakland Athletics, Kansas City Royals, and Colorado Rockies are eliminated from the MLB playoffs.