The Yankees Magic Number
The Yankees Magic number is: 119
Wildcard Magic number 117
The Major League Baseball Magic number for the Yankees has been calculated using the following method from the current standings.
Take the number of games yet to be played, add one, then subtract the number of games ahead in the loss column of the standings from the closest opponent.
Before the season starts, every team has a magic number of 163.
wins:28, losses:16, home:15-9, away:13-7
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