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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||Cleveland Indians||162||102||60||0||.630||-.-||818 (5.05)||564 (3.48)||0.263||0.339||0.449||3.30||0.987|
|2||Minnesota Twins*||162||85||77||0||.525||17.0||815 (5.03)||788 (4.86)||0.260||0.334||0.434||4.59||0.987|
|3||Kansas City Royals||162||80||82||0||.494||22.0||702 (4.33)||791 (4.88)||0.259||0.311||0.420||4.61||0.987|
|4||Chicago White Sox||162||67||95||0||.414||35.0||706 (4.36)||820 (5.06)||0.256||0.314||0.417||4.78||0.981|
|5||Detroit Tigers||162||64||98||0||.395||38.0||735 (4.54)||894 (5.52)||0.258||0.324||0.424||5.36||0.985|
|1||Boston Red Sox||162||93||69||0||.574||-.-||785 (4.85)||668 (4.12)||0.258||0.329||0.407||3.70||0.982|
|2||New York Yankees*||162||91||71||0||.562||2.0||858 (5.30)||660 (4.07)||0.262||0.339||0.447||3.72||0.984|
|3||Tampa Bay Rays||162||80||82||0||.494||13.0||694 (4.28)||704 (4.35)||0.245||0.317||0.422||3.97||0.983|
|4||Toronto Blue Jays||162||76||86||0||.469||17.0||693 (4.28)||784 (4.84)||0.240||0.312||0.412||4.42||0.985|
|5||Baltimore Orioles||162||75||87||0||.463||18.0||743 (4.59)||841 (5.19)||0.260||0.312||0.435||4.97||0.984|
|1||Houston Astros||162||101||61||0||.623||-.-||896 (5.53)||700 (4.32)||0.282||0.346||0.478||4.12||0.983|
|2||Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim||162||80||82||0||.494||21.0||710 (4.38)||709 (4.38)||0.243||0.315||0.397||4.08||0.986|
|3||Seattle Mariners||162||78||84||0||.481||23.0||750 (4.63)||772 (4.77)||0.259||0.325||0.424||4.46||0.982|
|3||Texas Rangers||162||78||84||0||.481||23.0||799 (4.93)||816 (5.04)||0.244||0.320||0.430||4.66||0.982|
|5||Oakland Athletics||162||75||87||0||.463||26.0||739 (4.56)||826 (5.10)||0.246||0.319||0.436||4.68||0.980|
The American League won the 2017 All-Star Game, played at Marlins Park in Miami, FL on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 by a score of 2 to 1 over the National League. The league's manager was Brad Mills, subbing for Terry Francona for medical reasons.
The 2017 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|
|WC1||New York Yankees||1||WC||New York Yankees||3|
|WC2||Minnesota Twins||0||WC||New York Yankees||3|
|East.||Boston Red Sox||1|
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was José Altuve, a second baseman with the Houston Astros. In the award's voting, he had 405 out of a possible 420 points and 27 of 30 first-place votes.
The winner of the league's Cy Young Award, given its best pitcher, was Corey Kluber of the Cleveland Indians. In the award's voting, he had 204 out of a possible 210 points and 28 of 30 first-place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Aaron Judge, an outfielder with the New York Yankees, by unanimous vote. In the award's voting, he had 150 points and all 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.
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
- Matt Kelly: "10 historic performances from 2017: Statistical feats will be remembered for years to come", mlb.com, December 27, 2017. 
- Joe Posnanski: "10 second-half questions from All-Star moments", mlb.com, July 12, 2017. 
- Kevin Santo: "American League second half preview: Will East rule the wild cards?", USA Today Sports, July 13, 2017. 
- Deesha Thosar: "Diamond dandies: Best AL games of 2017", mlb.com, December 28, 2017.