2000 National League
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The 2000 season of the National League was the one hundred twenty-fifth season of the league.
- An asterisk (*) indicates the team won its league's wild card, 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||St. Louis Cardinals||162||95||67||0||.586||-.-||887 (5.48)||771 (4.76)||0.270||0.356||0.455||4.38||0.981|
|2||Cincinnati Reds||163||85||77||1||.521||10.0||825 (5.06)||765 (4.69)||0.274||0.343||0.447||4.33||0.982|
|3||Milwaukee Brewers||163||73||89||1||.448||22.0||740 (4.54)||826 (5.07)||0.246||0.325||0.403||4.64||0.981|
|4||Houston Astros||162||72||90||0||.444||23.0||938 (5.79)||944 (5.83)||0.278||0.361||0.477||5.41||0.978|
|5||Pittsburgh Pirates||162||69||93||0||.426||26.0||793 (4.90)||888 (5.48)||0.267||0.339||0.424||4.93||0.979|
|6||Chicago Cubs||162||65||97||0||.401||30.0||764 (4.72)||904 (5.58)||0.256||0.335||0.411||5.25||0.983|
|1||Atlanta Braves||162||95||67||0||.586||-.-||810 (5.00)||714 (4.41)||0.271||0.346||0.429||4.05||0.979|
|2||New York Mets*||162||94||68||0||.580||1.0||807 (4.98)||738 (4.56)||0.263||0.346||0.430||4.16||0.980|
|3||Florida Marlins||161||79||82||0||.491||15.5||731 (4.54)||797 (4.95)||0.262||0.331||0.409||4.59||0.980|
|4||Montreal Expos||162||67||95||0||.414||28.0||738 (4.56)||902 (5.57)||0.266||0.326||0.432||5.13||0.978|
|5||Philadelphia Phillies||162||65||97||0||.401||30.0||708 (4.37)||830 (5.12)||0.251||0.329||0.400||4.77||0.983|
|1||San Francisco Giants||162||97||65||0||.599||-.-||925 (5.71)||747 (4.61)||0.278||0.362||0.472||4.21||0.985|
|2||Los Angeles Dodgers||162||86||76||0||.531||11.0||798 (4.93)||729 (4.50)||0.257||0.341||0.431||4.10||0.978|
|3||Arizona Diamondbacks||162||85||77||0||.525||12.0||792 (4.89)||754 (4.65)||0.265||0.333||0.429||4.35||0.982|
|4||Colorado Rockies||162||82||80||0||.506||15.0||968 (5.98)||897 (5.54)||0.294||0.362||0.455||5.26||0.985|
|5||San Diego Padres||162||76||86||0||.469||21.0||752 (4.64)||815 (5.03)||0.254||0.330||0.402||4.52||0.977|
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
The National League lost the seventy-first midsummer classic at Turner Field in Atlanta, GA on Tuesday, July 11, 2000 by a score of 6 to 3. The league's manager was Bobby Cox.
The 2000 National League playoffs featured the champions of the league's three divisions along with a wild card team. The teams competed in a best-of-five Division Series, followed by a best-of-seven League Championship Series. The winner of the League Championship Series represented the league in the World Series.
|Division Series||Championship Series|
|Cent.||St. Louis Cardinals||3|
|Cent.||St. Louis Cardinals||1|
|WC||New York Mets||4|
|West.||San Francisco Giants||1|
|WC||New York Mets||3|
In the World Series, the National League champion New York Mets were defeated by the American League's New York Yankees, 4 games to 1.
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Jeff Kent, a second baseman with the San Francisco Giants. In the award's voting, he had 392 out of a possible 448 points and 22 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Cy Young Award, given its best pitcher, was Randy Johnson (johnsra05) of the Arizona Diamondbacks. In the award's voting, he had 133 out of a possible 160 points and 22 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Rafael Furcal, a shortstop with the Atlanta Braves. In the award's voting, he had 144 out of a possible 160 points and 25 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 fielders as voted upon by its managers and coaches, at their respective position.
- Player of the Month Award
- April: Vladimir Guerrero, Montréal Expos
- May: Todd Helton, Colorado Rockies
- June: Jeff Kent, San Francisco Giants
- July: Sammy Sosa, Chicago Cubs
- August: Todd Helton, Colorado Rockies
- September: Richard Hidalgo, Houston Astros
- Pitcher of the Month Award
- April: Randy Johnson, Arizona Diamondbacks
- May: Garrett Stephenson, Philadelphia Phillies
- June: Al Leiter, New York Mets
- July: Jeff D'Amico, Milwaukee Brewers
- August: Russ Ortiz, San Francisco Giants
- September: Greg Maddux, Atlanta Braves
Hall of Fame Game
The fifty-fourth annual Hall of Fame Game was played on July 24 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game, the National League's Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the Cleveland Indians of the American League by a score of 12 to 7.
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