Round-by-round breakdown of each playoff series this season.
- Page Key
- Conference Leader
- Division Leader
- Wild Card Team
- # Number represents playoff seed.
- Best of: Represents the length of the series if the maximum number of games were to be played.
- The Wild Card round is a one game playoff where the winner advances to the Divisional Series. Teams must win 3 of 5 games to advance from the Divisional Series to the Championship Series. To advance from the Championship Series a team must win 4 of 7 games. Winners from the Championship Series advance to the World Series where a league champion will be decided in a best of 7 (4 wins) series.