Will Sonny Gray get traded to the new york yankees? Will Lance Lynn or Yu Darvish be traded by their respective teams? Will the Astros, or Dodgers look to upgrade their already stacked teams? These are questions that MLB fans will be asking on Monday. While the trade deadline buzz has taken everyone by storm, here's an update on the divisional and wild card races.

National League division leaders

Currently, the Washington Nationals are leading the N.L.

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East by 13.0 games. They are the only team in the division that has a winning record. The Miami Marlins at 49-54 are in second place. The New York Mets follow at 48-55, while the Atlanta Braves have the duplicate record. The Philadelphia Phillies are in the last place with a major league worst 38-64 record. They are 23.5 games out of first place.

The Central has taken a turn since the All Star Break.

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The Cubs are 14-3 since the break and now lead the Milwaukee Brewers by 2.5 games with their 56-48 record. The Brewers have slumped and are 3-7 in their last ten games to drop to 55-52 overall. The St. Louis Cardinals are 52-53 and are 4.5 games out of first place. The Pittsburgh Pirates are 51-54 and just 5.5 games out of first place. The Cincinnati Reds are 42-63 and in the last place.

The West features the MLB's best team with the Los Angeles Dodgers holding a 14.0 game lead over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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The Dodgers are 74-31. The Diamondbacks are holding their own with a 60-45 record. The Rockies are a 0.5 game behind the Diamondbacks with a 60-46 record. The San Diego Padres are 47-58, while the San Francisco Giants are 40-66.

American League division leaders

The New York Yankees lead the American League East only by 0.5 games over the Red Sox. The Yankees are 56-47, while the Red Sox are 57-49.

The Tampa Bay Rays are just 3.5 games out with a 54-52 record. The Baltimore Orioles are 50-54, while the Toronto Blue Jays are 49-56.

The Central features two of the hottest teams. The Cleveland Indians and Kansas City Royals are both 9-1 in their last ten games. The Indians are two games above the Royals in the division. The Indians are 57-46, while the Royals are 55-48. The Minnesota Twins have fallen after leading the Indians at the All Star break.

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The team is 50-53. The Detroit Tigers have finally started to sell pieces as they are 47-56. The Chicago White Sox have one of the best farm systems after selling half of their team as they sit 40-62 on the season.

The West features the A.L's best team in the Houston Astros at 68-36. They hold a 16.0 game lead over the Seattle Mariners. The Mariners are 53-53 and believe they can contend for a wild card spot.

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The Los Angeles Angels have fallen out of contention at 51-55, as well as the Texas Rangers at 50-54. The Oakland Athletics are last with a 46-59 record.

Wild Card update

Currently, the Red Sox and Royals hold the lead in the American League Wild Card standings. The Red Sox lead the Royals by 0.5 games for Home Field Advantage. The Royals lead the Rays by 2.5 games, Mariners by 3.5 games, and Twins by 5.0 games. The Diamondbacks and Rockies lead the National League Wild Card standings. The Diamondbacks lead the Rockies by 0.5 games for home field advantage. The Rockies lead the Brewers by 5.5 games and the Cardinals by 7.5 games.

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