San Francisco Giants magic number to win NL West

Products You May Like

The Giants and Dodgers’ NL West battle has been a downright slugfest all year long, as the teams with the two best records in baseball fight for the division crown.

The Giants were the first team in MLB to 100 wins, but that wasn’t even enough to secure their own division — at least not yet. A team full of veterans knows never to let up, and you can expect the Giants to see this one through til the end.

San Francisco would love to cap off a tremendous regular season with an NL West crown, which is something virtually no pundit saw coming at the beginning of the year. The Dodgers and San Diego Padres dominated NL West rankings in spring training.

The Giants are used to being overlooked. As the likely No. 1 seed in the National League postseason, the Dodgers and/or Cardinals will be out to prove they’re pretenders come playoff time.

San Francisco Giants magic number: 9

The Giants have already clinched a playoff spot. In fact, that’s been a certainty for some time now. The Dodgers are just a game behind San Francisco in the West standings, however.

So, what is a magic number? FanSided’s Aryanna Prasad explains it al better than I could:

“While their odds are rather solid, their magic number remains 9. The magic number is calculated by taking an entire season of games, then adding one for a total of 163. Then, the wins of the Giants are subtracted, as are the losses of the secondary team.

The formula looks like this:

163 – (Division leader wins + Division runner-up losses)”

The Giants’ impressive season has one more accolade to secure — division champs.

As baseball fans, we all remember our firsts. Whether it’s the first game we attended, the first jersey we purchased or our team’s first World Series win. This summer, Woodbridge Wines, FanSided and some of your favorite baseball stars want to help you celebrate your baseball fan firsts. Check out this video from Adam Jones talking about his own baseball first and then share your own stories by visiting https://woodbridgevideocontest.dja.com/index for your chance to meet Adam Jones himself!”
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open only to legal residents of the 50 U.S. and D.C., 21 or older. Starts 10:00 AM (ET) on August 2, 2021 and ends 11:59 PM (ET) on September 30, 2021. The Woodbridge Video Contest is sponsored by Constellation Brands, Inc. No alcohol awarded with prizes. Void where prohibited. For complete details, see Official Rules at WoodbridgeVideoContest.dja.com. Please enjoy our wines responsibly. © 2021 Woodbridge Winery, Acampo, CA

Products You May Like

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.