2013 American League
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|2013 American League|
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- An asterisk (*) indicates the team was one of its league's wild cards, 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||Detroit Tigers||162||93||69||0||.574||-.-||796 (4.91)||624 (3.85)||0.283||0.346||0.434||3.61||0.987|
|2||Cleveland Indians*||162||92||70||0||.568||1.0||745 (4.60)||662 (4.09)||0.255||0.327||0.410||3.82||0.983|
|3||Kansas City Royals||162||86||76||0||.531||7.0||620 (4.00)||601 (3.71)||0.260||0.315||0.379||3.45||0.986|
|4||Minnesota Twins||162||66||96||0||.407||27.0||614 (3.79)||788 (4.86)||0.242||0.312||0.380||4.55||0.987|
|5||Chicago White Sox||162||63||99||0||.389||30.0||598 (3.69)||723 (4.46)||0.249||0.302||0.378||4.00||0.980|
|1||Boston Red Sox||162||97||65||0||.599||-.-||853 (5.27)||656 (4.05)||0.277||0.349||0.446||3.79||0.987|
|2||Tampa Bay Rays*||163||92||71||0||.564||5.5||700 (4.29)||646 (3.96)||0.257||0.329||0.408||3.74||0.990|
|3||Baltimore Orioles||162||85||77||0||.525||12.0||745 (4.60)||709 (4.38)||0.260||0.313||0.431||4.20||0.991|
|3||New York Yankees||162||85||77||0||.525||12.0||650 (4.01)||671 (4.14)||0.242||0.307||0.376||3.94||0.988|
|5||Toronto Blue Jays||162||74||88||0||.457||23.0||712 (4.40)||756 (4.67)||0.252||0.318||0.411||4.26||0.982|
|1||Oakland Athletics||162||96||66||0||.593||-.-||767 (4.73)||625 (3.86)||0.254||0.327||0.419||3.56||0.983|
|2||Texas Rangers||163||91||72||0||.558||5.5||730 (4.48)||636 (3.90)||0.262||0.323||0.412||3.63||0.986|
|3||Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim||162||78||84||0||.481||18.0||733 (4.52)||737 (4.55)||0.264||0.329||0.414||4.24||0.981|
|4||Seattle Mariners||162||71||91||0||.438||25.0||624 (3.85)||754 (4.65)||0.237||0.306||0.390||4.32||0.986|
|5||Houston Astros||162||51||111||0||.315||45.0||610 (3.77)||848 (5.23)||0.240||0.299||0.375||4.79||0.979|
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
The 2013 American League playoffs featured the champions of the league's three divisions along with two wild card teams. The teams competed in a Wild Card Game, a best-of-five Division Series, and a best-of-seven League Championship Series. The winner of the League Championship Series represented the league in the World Series.
|Wild Card Game||Division Series||League Championship Series|
|East.||Boston Red Sox||3|
|WC1||Tampa Bay Rays||1||WC||Tampa Bay Rays||1|
|WC2||Cleveland Indians||0||East.||Boston Red Sox||4|
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Miguel Cabrera, a third baseman with the Detroit Tigers. In the award's voting, he had 385 out of a possible 420 points and 23 first-place votes out of 30.
The winner of the league's Cy Young Award, given its best pitcher, was Max Scherzer of the Detroit Tigers. In the award's voting, he had 203 out of a possible 210 points and 28 out of 30 first-place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Wil Myers, an outfielder with the Tampa Bay Rays. In the award's voting, he had 131 out of a possible 150 points and 23 out of 30 first-place votes.
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. This year, for the first time, experts on the statistical measurement of fielding were also consulted, and the "SABR Defensive Index" accounted for 25% of the vote totals.
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.
- Player of the Month Award
- Pitcher of the Month Award
- Rookie of the Month Award
- Ben Blatt and Eric Brewster: I Don't Care if We Never Get Back: 30 Games in 30 Days on the Best Worst Baseball Road Trip Ever, Grove Press, New York, NY, 2014. ISBN 978-0802122742
- Will Leitch: "2013: Boston Strong, Mo's farewell, DR's dominance", mlb.com, May 30, 2020.