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|2000 in baseball|
|2000 National League|
|Cuban National League|
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 Season summary
- 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|
 League leaders
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
 All-Star Game
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|
 Award winners
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.
 Gold Gloves
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.
 Silver Sluggers
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.
 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.
 Notable events