2021 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||Chicago White Sox||162||93||69||0||.574||-.-||796 (4.91)||636 (3.93)||0.256||0.336||0.422||3.73||0.982|
|2||Cleveland Indians||162||80||82||0||.494||13.0||717 (4.43)||727 (4.49)||0.238||0.303||0.407||4.34||0.985|
|3||Detroit Tigers||162||77||85||0||.475||16.0||697 (4.30)||756 (4.67)||0.242||0.308||0.399||4.32||0.986|
|4||Kansas City Royals||162||74||88||0||.457||19.0||686 (4.23)||788 (4.86)||0.249||0.306||0.396||4.65||0.985|
|5||Minnesota Twins||162||73||89||0||.451||20.0||729 (4.50)||834 (5.15)||0.241||0.314||0.423||4.83||0.982|
|1||Tampa Bay Rays||162||100||62||0||.617||-.-||857 (5.29)||651 (4.02)||0.242||0.321||0.428||3.67||0.986|
|2||Boston Red Sox*||162||92||70||0||.568||8.0||829 (5.12)||749 (4.62)||0.261||0.328||0.449||4.26||0.981|
|2||New York Yankees*||162||92||70||0||.568||8.0||711 (4.39)||669 (4.13)||0.237||0.322||0.407||3.74||0.993|
|4||Toronto Blue Jays||162||91||71||0||.562||9.0||846 (5.22)||663 (4.09)||0.266||0.330||0.466||3.91||0.984|
|5||Baltimore Orioles||162||52||110||0||.321||48.0||659 (4.07)||956 (5.90)||0.239||0.304||0.402||5.84||0.987|
|1||Houston Astros||162||95||67||0||.586||-.-||863 (5.33)||658 (4.06)||0.267||0.339||0.444||3.76||0.988|
|2||Seattle Mariners||162||90||72||0||.556||5.0||697 (4.30)||748 (4.62)||0.226||0.303||0.385||4.30||0.986|
|3||Oakland Athletics||162||86||76||0||.531||9.0||743 (4.59)||687 (4.24)||0.238||0.316||0.406||4.02||0.987|
|4||Los Angeles Angels||162||77||85||0||.475||18.0||723 (4.46)||804 (4.96)||0.245||0.310||0.407||4.69||0.985|
|5||Texas Rangers||162||60||102||0||.370||35.0||625 (3.86)||815 (5.03)||0.232||0.294||0.375||4.79||0.986|
The 2021 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.||Tampa Bay Rays||1|
|WC1||Boston Red Sox||1||WC||Boston Red Sox||3|
|WC2||New York Yankees||0||WC||Boston Red Sox||2|
|Cent.||Chicago White Sox||1|
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Shohei Ohtani, a designated hitter/pitcher with the Los Angeles Angels, by unanimous vote. In the award's voting, he had 420 out of a possible 420 points and all 30 first-place votes.
The winner of the league's Cy Young Award, given its best pitcher, was Robbie Ray of the Toronto Blue Jays. In the award's voting, he had 207 out of a possible 210 points and 29 of 30 first-place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Randy Arozarena, an outfielder with the Tampa Bay Rays. In the award's voting, he had 124 of a possible 150 points and 22 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.
- Player of the Month Award
- Pitcher of the Month Award
- Rookie of the Month Award