The Summer Score – Updated for September 12, 2021

Kyusung Gong – AP

The NL Wild Card is slowly becoming as confusing as the AL Wild Card. And the Summer Score might be getting a bit crowded.

Every team in position for a playoff spot in September gets 4 points for each day. Each team that is within 1 game of a playoff spot will get 1 point.

The Rays, White Sox, Astros, Yankees, Blue Jays and Red Sox all added to the Summer Score from the AL.

The Braves, Brewers, Giants, Dodgers, Reds and Padres added from the NL.

For an explanation of The Summer Score, click HERE.

AMERICAN LEAGUE

CHICAGO WHITE SOX – 234 (May 31, 2021 – September 12, 2021)

TAMPA BAY RAYS – 234 (May 31, 2021 – September 12, 2021)

HOUSTON ASTROS – 233 (June 1, 2021 – September 12, 2021)

BOSTON RED SOX – 224 (May 31, 2021 – August 19, 2021, August 23, 2021 – September 12, 2021 )

OAKLAND ATHLETICS – 164 (May 31, 2021 – August 23, 2021) (One Game Out – September 1, 2021, September 11, 2011)

NEW YORK YANKEES – 89 (May 31, 2021, August 18, 2021 – September 12, 2021)

TORONTO BLUE JAYS – 6 (September 12, 2021) (One Game Out – September 10, 2021 – September 11, 2021)

CLEVELAND INDIANS – 5 (May 31, 2021 – June 2, 2021, June 4, 2021, June 6, 2021)

SEATTLE MARINERS – 1 (One Game Out – September 11, 2011)

NATIONAL LEAGUE

LOS ANGELES DODGERS – 234 (May 31, 2021 – September 12, 2021)

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS – 234 (May 31, 2021 – September 12, 2021)

MILWAUKEE BREWERS – 227 (June 6, 2021 – June 9, 2021, June 11, 2021 – June 18, 2021, June 20, 2021 – September 12, 2021)

SAN DIEGO PADRES – 192 (May 31, 2021 – June 12, 2021, June 18, 2021 – August 22, 2021, September 1, 2021, September 6, 2021 – September 12, 2021) (One Game Out – September 2, 2021 – September 5, 2021)

NEW YORK METS – 111 (May 31, 2021 – August 6, 2021)

ATLANTA BRAVES – 105 (August 12, 2021, August 14, 2021 – September 12, 2021)

CINCINNATI REDS – 68 (August 21, 2021 – September 5, 2021, September 8, 2021, September 11, 2021 – September 12, 2021) (One Game Out – September 6, 2021- September 7, 2021, September 9, 2021 – September 10, 2021)

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES – 27 (August 7, 2021 – August 15, 2021)

CHICAGO CUBS – 23 (May 31, 2021 – June 7, 2021, June 10, 2021 – June 23, 2021, June 25, 2021)

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS – 1 (May 31, 2021)

The Summer Score – Updated for September 8, 2021

Curtis Compton / Curtis.Compton@ajc.com

The Blue Jays are on the verge of the Summer Score… but they are not there yet.

Every team in position for a playoff spot in September gets 4 points for each day. Each team that is within 1 game of a playoff spot will get 1 point.

The Rays, White Sox, Astros, Yankees and Red Sox all added to the Summer Score from the AL.

The Braves, Brewers, Giants, Dodgers, Reds and Padres added from the NL.

For an explanation of The Summer Score, click HERE.

AMERICAN LEAGUE

CHICAGO WHITE SOX – 218 (May 31, 2021 – September 8, 2021)

TAMPA BAY RAYS – 218 (May 31, 2021 – September 8, 2021)

HOUSTON ASTROS – 217 (June 1, 2021 – September 8, 2021)

BOSTON RED SOX – 209 (May 31, 2021 – August 19, 2021, August 23, 2021 – September 8, 2021 )

OAKLAND ATHLETICS – 163 (May 31, 2021 – August 23, 2021) (One Game Out – September 1, 2021)

NEW YORK YANKEES – 70 (May 31, 2021, August 18, 2021 – September 8, 2021)

CLEVELAND INDIANS – 5 (May 31, 2021 – June 2, 2021, June 4, 2021, June 6, 2021)

NATIONAL LEAGUE

LOS ANGELES DODGERS – 218 (May 31, 2021 – September 8, 2021)

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS – 218 (May 31, 2021 – September 8, 2021)

MILWAUKEE BREWERS – 211 (June 6, 2021 – June 9, 2021, June 11, 2021 – June 18, 2021, June 20, 2021 – September 8, 2021)

SAN DIEGO PADRES – 176 (May 31, 2021 – June 12, 2021, June 18, 2021 – August 22, 2021, September 1, 2021, September 6, 2021 – September 8, 2021) (One Game Out – September 2, 2021 – September 5, 2021)

NEW YORK METS – 111 (May 31, 2021 – August 6, 2021)

ATLANTA BRAVES – 89 (August 12, 2021, August 14, 2021 – September 8, 2021)

CINCINNATI REDS – 59 (August 21, 2021 – September 5, 2021, September 8, 2021) (One Game Out – September 6, 2021- September 7, 2021)

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES – 27 (August 7, 2021 – August 15, 2021)

CHICAGO CUBS – 23 (May 31, 2021 – June 7, 2021, June 10, 2021 – June 23, 2021, June 25, 2021)

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS – 1 (May 31, 2021)

The Summer Score – Updated for September 6, 2021

KC Alfred – San Diego Union Tribune

The Padres and Reds keep flip flopping spots and the Summer Score is coming down to the wire.

Every team in position for a playoff spot in September gets 4 points for each day. Each team that is within 1 game of a playoff spot will get 1 point.

The Rays, White Sox, Astros, Yankees and Red Sox all added to the Summer Score from the AL.

The Braves, Brewers, Giants, Dodgers and Padres added from the NL. The Reds add 1 because they are within 1 of a Wild Card.

For an explanation of The Summer Score, click HERE.

AMERICAN LEAGUE

CHICAGO WHITE SOX – 210 (May 31, 2021 – September 6, 2021)

TAMPA BAY RAYS – 210 (May 31, 2021 – September 6, 2021)

HOUSTON ASTROS – 209 (June 1, 2021 – September 6, 2021)

BOSTON RED SOX – 201 (May 31, 2021 – August 19, 2021, August 23, 2021 – September 6, 2021 )

OAKLAND ATHLETICS – 163 (May 31, 2021 – August 23, 2021) (One Game Out – September 1, 2021)

NEW YORK YANKEES – 62 (May 31, 2021, August 18, 2021 – September 6, 2021)

CLEVELAND INDIANS – 5 (May 31, 2021 – June 2, 2021, June 4, 2021, June 6, 2021)

NATIONAL LEAGUE

LOS ANGELES DODGERS – 210 (May 31, 2021 – September 6, 2021)

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS – 210 (May 31, 2021 – September 6, 2021)

MILWAUKEE BREWERS – 203 (June 6, 2021 – June 9, 2021, June 11, 2021 – June 18, 2021, June 20, 2021 – September 6, 2021)

SAN DIEGO PADRES – 168 (May 31, 2021 – June 12, 2021, June 18, 2021 – August 22, 2021, September 1, 2021, September 6, 2021) (One Game Out – September 2, 2021 – September 5, 2021)

NEW YORK METS – 111 (May 31, 2021 – August 6, 2021)

ATLANTA BRAVES – 81 (August 12, 2021, August 14, 2021 – September 6, 2021)

CINCINNATI REDS – 54 (August 21, 2021 – September 5, 2021) (One Game Out – September 6, 2021)

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES – 27 (August 7, 2021 – August 15, 2021)

CHICAGO CUBS – 23 (May 31, 2021 – June 7, 2021, June 10, 2021 – June 23, 2021, June 25, 2021)

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS – 1 (May 31, 2021)