2018 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||Cleveland Indians||162||91||71||0||.562||-.-||818 (5.05)||648 (4.00)||0.259||0.332||0.435||3.77||0.986|
|2||Minnesota Twins||162||78||84||0||.481||13.0||738 (4.56)||775 (4.78)||0.250||0.318||0.405||4.50||0.984|
|3||Detroit Tigers||162||64||98||0||.395||27.0||630 (3.89)||796 (4.91)||0.242||0.300||0.380||4.58||0.984|
|4||Chicago White Sox||162||62||100||0||.383||29.0||656 (4.05)||848 (5.23)||0.241||0.302||0.401||4.84||0.981|
|5||Kansas City Royals||162||58||104||0||.358||33.0||638 (3.94)||833 (5.14)||0.245||0.305||0.392||4.95||0.987|
|1||Boston Red Sox||162||108||54||0||.667||-.-||876 (5.41)||647 (3.99)||0.268||0.339||0.453||3.76||0.987|
|2||New York Yankees*||162||100||62||0||.617||8.0||851 (5.25)||669 (4.13)||0.249||0.329||0.451||3.78||0.984|
|3||Tampa Bay Rays||162||90||72||0||.556||18.0||716 (4.42)||646 (3.99)||0.258||0.333||0.406||3.74||0.986|
|4||Toronto Blue Jays||162||73||89||0||.451||35.0||709 (4.38)||832 (5.14)||0.244||0.312||0.427||4.85||0.983|
|5||Baltimore Orioles||162||47||115||0||.290||61.0||622 (3.84)||892 (5.51)||0.239||0.298||0.391||5.18||0.982|
|1||Houston Astros||162||103||59||0||.636||-.-||797 (4.92)||534 (3.30)||0.255||0.329||0.425||3.11||0.989|
|2||Oakland Athletics*||162||97||65||0||.599||6.0||813 (5.02)||674 (4.16)||0.252||0.325||0.439||3.81||0.985|
|3||Seattle Mariners||162||89||73||0||.549||14.0||677 (4.18)||711 (4.39)||0.254||0.314||0.408||4.13||0.985|
|4||Los Angeles Angels||162||80||82||0||.494||23.0||721 (4.45)||722 (4.46)||0.242||0.313||0.413||4.15||0.987|
|5||Texas Rangers||162||67||95||0||.414||36.0||737 (4.55)||848 (5.23)||0.240||0.318||0.404||4.92||0.980|
The American League won the 2018 All-Star Game, played at Nationals Park in Washington, DC on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 by a score of 8 to 6 over the National League. The league's manager was A.J. Hinch.
The 2018 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||New York Yankees||1||WC||New York Yankees||1|
|WC2||Oakland Athletics||0||East.||Boston Red Sox||4|
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Mookie Betts, an outfielder with the Boston Red Sox. In the award's voting, he had 410 out of a possible 420 points and 28 of 30 first-place votes.
The winner of the league's Cy Young Award, given its best pitcher, was Blake Snell of the Tampa Bay Rays. In the award's voting, he had 169 out of a possible 210 points and 17 of 30 first-place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Shohei Ohtani, a designated hitter and pitcher with the Los Angeles Angels. In the award's voting, he had 137 of a possible 150 points and 25 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.
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.
In an unprecedented result, J.D. Martinez won the award at two different positions.
- Player of the Month Award
- Pitcher of the Month Award
- Rookie of the Month Award