2016 National League
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- An asterisk (*) indicates the team was one of its league's wild cards, 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||Chicago Cubs||162||103||58||1||.640||-.-||808 (4.99)||556 (3.43)||0.256||0.343||0.429||3.15||0.983|
|2||St. Louis Cardinals||162||86||76||0||.531||17.5||779 (4.81)||712 (4.40)||0.255||0.325||0.443||4.08||0.983|
|3||Pittsburgh Pirates||162||78||83||1||.484||25.0||729 (4.50)||758 (4.68)||0.257||0.332||0.402||4.21||0.982|
|4||Milwaukee Brewers||162||73||89||0||.451||30.5||671 (4.14)||733 (4.52)||0.244||0.322||0.407||4.08||0.978|
|5||Cincinnati Reds||162||68||94||0||.420||35.5||716 (4.42)||854 (5.27)||0.256||0.316||0.408||4.91||0.983|
|1||Washington Nationals||162||95||67||0||.586||-.-||763 (4.71)||612 (3.78)||0.256||0.326||0.426||3.51||0.988|
|2||New York Mets*||162||87||75||0||.537||8.0||671 (4.14)||617 (3.81)||0.246||0.316||0.417||3.58||0.985|
|3||Miami Marlins||161||79||82||0||.491||15.5||655 (4.07)||682 (4.24)||0.263||0.322||0.394||4.05||0.985|
|4||Philadelphia Phillies||162||71||91||0||.438||24.0||610 (3.77)||796 (4.91)||0.240||0.301||0.385||4.63||0.984|
|5||Atlanta Braves||161||68||93||0||.422||26.5||649 (4.03)||779 (4.84)||0.255||0.321||0.384||4.51||0.983|
|1||Los Angeles Dodgers||162||91||71||0||.562||-.-||725 (4.48)||638 (3.94)||0.249||0.319||0.409||3.70||0.986|
|2||San Francisco Giants*||162||87||75||0||.537||4.0||715 (4.41)||631 (3.90)||0.258||0.329||0.398||3.65||0.988|
|3||Colorado Rockies||162||75||87||0||.463||16.0||845 (5.22)||860 (5.31)||0.275||0.336||0.457||4.91||0.982|
|4||Arizona Diamondbacks||162||69||93||0||.426||22.0||752 (4.64)||890 (5.49)||0.261||0.320||0.432||5.09||0.983|
|5||San Diego Padres||162||68||94||0||.420||23.0||686 (4.23)||770 (4.75)||0.235||0.299||0.390||4.43||0.982|
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
The National League lost the 2016 All-Star Game, played at Petco Park in San Diego, CA on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 by a score of 4 to 2 against the American League. The league's manager was Terry Collins.
The 2016 National League playoffs featured the champions of the league's three divisions along with two wild card teams. The teams competed in a Wild Card Game and two 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.
|Wild Card Game||Division Series||League Championship Series|
|WC||San Francisco Giants||1|
|WC2||San Francisco Giants||1||Cent.||Chicago Cubs||3|
|WC1||New York Mets||0||Cent||Chicago Cubs||4|
|West.||Los Angeles Dodgers||2|
|West.||Los Angeles Dodgers||3|
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was 3B Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs. In the award's voting, he had 415 out of a possible 420 points and 29 of 30 first-place votes.
The winner of the league's Cy Young Award, given its best pitcher, was Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals. In the award's voting, he had 192 out of a possible 210 points and 25 of 30 first-place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Corey Seager, a shortstop with the Los Angeles Dodgers, by unanimous vote. In the award's voting, he had 150 out of a possible 150 points and all 30 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 hitters as voted upon by its managers and coaches, at their respective position.
- Player of the Month Award
- Pitcher of the Month Award
- Rookie of the Month Award
- Doug Miller: "Most amazing National League games of 2016", mlb.com, December 29, 2016.