2010 American League
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 Season summary
- An asterisk (*) indicates the team won its league's wild card, Bold indicates league champion, Italics indicates World Series champion
|Rank||Team||G||W||L||T||WPCT||GB||RS (RS/G)||RA (RA/G)||AVG||OBP||SLG||ERA||FPCT|
|1||Minnesota Twins||162||94||68||0||.580||-.-||781 (4.82)||671 (4.14)||0.273||0.341||0.422||3.95||0.987|
|2||Chicago White Sox||162||88||74||0||.543||6.0||752 (4.64)||704 (4.35)||0.268||0.332||0.420||4.09||0.983|
|3||Detroit Tigers||162||81||81||0||.500||13.0||751 (4.64)||743 (4.59)||0.268||0.335||0.415||4.30||0.982|
|4||Cleveland Indians||162||69||93||0||.426||25.0||646 (3.99)||752 (4.64)||0.248||0.322||0.378||4.30||0.982|
|5||Kansas City Royals||162||67||95||0||.414||27.0||676 (4.17)||845 (5.22)||0.274||0.331||0.399||4.97||0.980|
|1||Tampa Bay Rays||162||96||66||0||.593||-.-||802 (4.95)||649 (4.01)||0.247||0.333||0.403||3.78||0.986|
|2||New York Yankees*||162||95||67||0||.586||1.0||859 (5.30)||693 (4.28)||0.267||0.350||0.436||4.06||0.988|
|3||Boston Red Sox||162||89||73||0||.549||7.0||818 (5.05)||744 (4.59)||0.268||0.339||0.451||4.20||0.982|
|4||Toronto Blue Jays||162||85||77||0||.525||11.0||755 (4.66)||728 (4.49)||0.248||0.312||0.454||4.22||0.985|
|5||Baltimore Orioles||162||66||96||0||.407||30.0||613 (3.78)||785 (4.85)||0.259||0.316||0.386||4.59||0.982|
|1||Texas Rangers||162||90||72||0||.556||-.-||787 (4.86)||687 (4.24)||0.276||0.338||0.419||3.93||0.982|
|2||Oakland Athletics||162||81||81||0||.500||9.0||663 (4.09)||626 (3.86)||0.256||0.324||0.378||3.56||0.984|
|3||Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim||162||80||82||0||.494||10.0||681 (4.20)||702 (4.33)||0.248||0.311||0.390||4.04||0.981|
|4||Seattle Mariners||162||61||101||0||.377||29.0||513 (3.17)||698 (4.31)||0.236||0.298||0.339||3.93||0.982|
 League leaders
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
 All-Star Game
The 2010 American League playoffs featured the champions of the league's three divisions along with a wild card team. The teams competed in a best-of-five Division Series, followed by a best-of-seven League Championship Series. The winner of the League Championship Series represented the league in the World Series.
|Division Series||Championship Series|
|East.||Tampa Bay Rays||2|
|WC||New York Yankees||2|
|WC||New York Yankees||3|
 Award winners
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Josh Hamilton, an outfielder with the Texas Rangers. In the award's voting, he had 358 out of a possible 392 points and 22 first-place votes.
The winner of the league's Cy Young Award, given its best pitcher, was Felix Hernandez of the Seattle Mariners. In the award's voting, he had 167 out of a possible 196 points and 21 first-place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Neftali Feliz, a pitcher with the Texas Rangers. In the award's voting, he had 122 out of a possible 140 points and 20 first-place votes.
 Gold Gloves
The following players won the Gold Glove Award, given to the league's best fielders as voted upon by its managers and coaches, at their respective position.
 Silver Sluggers
The following players won the Silver Slugger Award, given to the league's best hitters as voted upon by its managers and coaches, at their respective position.
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