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The final fortnight is here in Major League Baseball, and this is the MLB.TV outlook by the numbers:

$3.99: How much it costs for the rest of the year, now that Major League Baseball Advanced Media has lowered the subscription for the big finish.

The final fortnight is here in Major League Baseball, and this is the MLB.TV outlook by the numbers:

$3.99: How much it costs for the rest of the year, now that Major League Baseball Advanced Media has lowered the subscription for the big finish.

190: Number of games remaining to watch live out-of-market over the world's longest-running and most successful live streaming sports product.

18: Teams either in postseason position or no more than 5 1/2 games out. That includes 11 in the American League and seven in the National League. On Tuesday night, 13 of the 15 games will involve contenders.

4: Number of views allowed in the MLB.TV media player, to help you keep an eye on all of those contenders. Just click the quad-view icon, then add a new stream in each screen. Imagine how useful that is each day or night if your team is one of thoe AL Wild Card challengers, especially if you're tracking this week's Twins-Yankees series.

6: Postseason-berth clinchers still to come. So far, the Nationals, Dodgers, Indians and Astros have locked in a spot, in order.

Video: Must C Clinch: Astros claim AL West title

60: Frames per second in MLBAM's revolutionary live streaming video quality, which is available to MLB.TV Premium subscribers. This HD technology is available on supported iPhones, iPads and Apple TVs as well as Chromecast, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Roku, Xbox One and Xbox 360.

1: Number of World Series champions that have gone on to win their division the following year, dating back to Arizona winning the NL West in 2002. That lone team was the 2009 Phillies. The 2017 Cubs are on course to make it two, riding a six-game winning streak and four games ahead of Milwaukee in the NL Central with 13 games remaining for each.

287: Chris Sale strikeouts in his dazzling first season with Boston. His next start is slated for Wednesday at Baltimore, and he is unofficially lined up for two more, both at Fenway Park (Sept. 25 and 30). That would keep him on schedule to start an AL Division Series opener on Oct. 5. If he does get these remaining three starts, Sale almost certainly will finish with the most strikeouts since the 334 whiffs by Randy Johnson for Arizona in 2002 -- and the AL's first 300-K season since Pedro Martinez did it with Boston in 1999.

Video: BOS@TOR: Sale fans 11 Blue Jays in 11 seconds

113: How many World Series including this one, and MLB.TV Premium subscribers can watch with the live FOX stream anywhere. You just have to authenticate one time through your cable provider and you'll see every game of the Fall Classic, however you want.

102: Most wins in a season by the Dodgers since they moved to Los Angeles, achieved in 1962 and '74. Now that this year's club has recovered from its funk, the chase goes on to join or surpass those two clubs. Subscribe for $3.99 now, because Clayton Kershaw is on the mound tonight at Philadelphia, trying to push his record to 18-3 in a likely fourth NL Cy Young Award-winning season.

54: Giancarlo Stanton's home-run total. Miami's next loss or Colorado's next victory will eliminate the Marlins from postseason contention, so this looks like your last two weeks to watch the guy who spent so much of the season demolishing baseballs. Stanton has just one homer in his past 11 games (40 at-bats), but he's Giancarlo Stanton.

Video: MIA@ATL: Stanton opens scoring with a long solo homer

1,200: Number of active Major Leaguers now that rosters are expanded in September, and most of them have MLB.TV. "When I'm in the hotel, I have Apple TV, I take it on the road with me. At home, I use my iPhone and the At Bat app," Astros shortstop Carlos Correa said. "It's great for fans to watch the games and be able to replay them and just enjoy baseball."

49: Mark McGwire's rookie home-run record, set 30 years ago with Oakland. Is there time for the Yankees' Aaron Judge to reach that number? He enters the week with 43.

Video: BAL@NYY: Judge crushes two monster home runs

400: Number of supported devices for MLB.TV, at least.

69: The number of years since Cleveland won the World Series. The Indians' AL-record 22-game winning streak may not portend whether they will be the next drought-buster, but it still is worth noting now because MLB.TV subscribers had a big upper hand last week. Most fans were keeping a close eye on history no matter which teams they like, and being able to watch some of those thrilling innings so easily via the MLB.com At Bat app on a mobile device was a big win.

15: Years that baseball has been leading the way in streaming live sporting events, dating back to the original Rangers-Yankees game on Aug. 26, 2002. MLB.TV was born that day, and for $3.99, there's really no reason not to have it this deep into 2017.

Mark Newman is enterprise editor of MLB.com and a baseball writer since 1990. Follow him @Marathoner and read and join other baseball fans on his MLB.com/blogs hub.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.