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The 2009 season of the National League was the one hundred thirty-fourth season of the league.

Contents

[edit] Season summary

[edit] Standings

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
Central Division
1 St. Louis Cardinals 162 91 71 0 .562 -.- 730 (4.51) 640 (3.95) 0.263 0.332 0.415 3.66 0.985
2 Chicago Cubs 161 83 78 0 .516 7.5 707 (4.39) 672 (4.17) 0.255 0.332 0.407 3.84 0.983
3 Milwaukee Brewers 162 80 82 0 .494 11.0 785 (4.85) 818 (5.05) 0.263 0.341 0.426 3.85 0.984
4 Cincinnati Reds 162 78 84 0 .481 13.0 673 (4.15) 723 (4.46) 0.247 0.318 0.394 4.18 0.985
5 Houston Astros 162 74 88 0 .457 17.0 643 (3.97) 770 (4.75) 0.260 0.319 0.400 4.54 0.987
6 Pittsburgh Pirates 161 62 99 0 .385 28.5 636 (3.95) 768 (4.77) 0.252 0.318 0.387 4.59 0.988
Eastern Division
1 Philadelphia Phillies 162 93 69 0 .574 -.- 820 (5.06) 709 (4.38) 0.258 0.334 0.447 4.16 0.987
2 Florida Marlins 162 87 75 0 .537 6.0 772 (4.77) 766 (4.73) 0.268 0.340 0.416 4.29 0.982
3 Atlanta Braves 162 86 76 0 .531 7.0 735 (4.54) 641 (3.96) 0.263 0.339 0.405 3.57 0.985
4 New York Mets 162 70 92 0 .432 23.0 671 (4.14) 757 (4.67) 0.270 0.335 0.394 4.45 0.984
5 Washington Nationals 162 59 103 0 .364 34.0 710 (4.38) 874 (5.40) 0.258 0.337 0.406 5.00 0.977
Western Division
1 Los Angeles Dodgers 162 95 67 0 .586 -.- 780 (4.81) 611 (3.77) 0.270 0.346 0.412 3.41 0.986
2 Colorado Rockies* 162 92 70 0 .568 3.0 804 (4.96) 715 (4.41) 0.263 0.336 0.415 4.22 0.986
3 San Francisco Giants 162 88 74 0 .543 7.0 657 (4.06) 611 (3.77) 0.257 0.309 0.389 3.55 0.985
4 San Diego Padres 162 75 87 0 .463 20.0 638 (3.94) 769 (4.75) 0.242 0.321 0.381 4.37 0.984
5 Arizona Diamondbacks 162 70 92 0 .432 25.0 720 (4.44) 782 (4.83) 0.253 0.324 0.418 4.42 0.980

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Prince Fielder Milwaukee Brewers 162
At Bats Jimmy Rollins Philadelphia Phillies 672
Runs Scored Albert Pujols St. Louis Cardinals 124
Hits Ryan Braun Milwaukee Brewers 203
Doubles Miguel Tejada Houston Astros 46
Triples Shane Victorino Philadelphia Phillies 13
Home Runs Albert Pujols St. Louis Cardinals 47
Total Bases Albert Pujols St. Louis Cardinals 374
Runs Batted In Prince Fielder
Ryan Howard
Milwaukee Brewers
Philadelphia Phillies
141
Stolen Bases Michael Bourn Houston Astros 61
Caught Stealing Nyjer Morgan Pittsburgh Pirates
Washington Nationals
17
Walks Adrian Gonzalez San Diego Padres 119
Intentional Base-on-Balls Albert Pujols St. Louis Cardinals 44
Hit by Pitch Chase Utley Philadelphia Phillies 24
Strikeouts Mark Reynolds Arizona Diamondbacks 223
Sacrifice Hits Javier Vazquez Atlanta Braves 20
Sacrifice Flies Benji Molina San Francisco Giants 11
Grounded into Double Plays Miguel Tejada Houston Astros 29
Batting Average Hanley Ramirez Florida Marlins 0.342
On-Base Percentage Albert Pujols St. Louis Cardinals 0.443
Slugging Percentage Albert Pujols St. Louis Cardinals 0.658
On-Base plus Slugging Albert Pujols St. Louis Cardinals 1.101
On-Base plus Slugging Plus Albert Pujols St. Louis Cardinals 189

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Adam Wainwright St. Louis Cardinals 19
Losses Zach Duke Pittsburgh Pirates 16
Win-Loss Percentage Chris Carpenter St. Louis Cardinals 0.810
Appearances Pedro Feliciano New York Mets 88
Games Started 6 tied with 34
Complete Games Tim Lincecum
Matt Cain
San Francisco Giants
San Francisco Giants
4
Shutouts Cole Hamels
Bronson Arroyo
Tim Lincecum
J.A. Happ
Joel Pineiro
Philadelphia Phillies
Cincinnati Reds
San Francisco Giants
Philadelphia Phillies
St. Louis Cardinals
2
Games Finished Francisco Rodriguez New York Mets 66
Saves Heath Bell San Diego Padres 42
Innings Pitched Adam Wainwright St. Louis Cardinals 233.0
Batters Faced Adam Wainwright St. Louis Cardinals 970
Hits Allowed Derek Lowe Atlanta Braves 232
Home Runs Allowed Braden Looper Milwaukee Brewers 39
Base-on-Balls Allowed Doug Davis Arizona Diamondbacks 103
Intentional Base-on-Balls Brian Moehler Houston Astros 12
Hit Batsmen David Bush Milwaukee Brewers 15
Strikeouts Tim Lincecum San Francisco Giants 261
Wild Pitches Chad Billingsley Los Angeles Dodgers 14
Balks Mike Pelfrey New York Mets 6
Runs Allowed Braden Looper Milwaukee Brewers 123
Earned Runs Allowed Braden Looper Milwaukee Brewers 113
Earned Run Average Chris Carpenter St. Louis Cardinals 2.24
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Dan Haren Arizona Diamondbacks 1.003

[edit] All-Star Game

The National League lost the 2009 All-Star Game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, MO on Tuesday, July 14, 2009 by a score of 4 to 3. The league's manager was Charlie Manuel.

[edit] Postseason

The 2009 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
                 
West.  Los Angeles Dodgers 3  
Cent.  St. Louis Cardinals 0  
    West.  Los Angeles Dodgers 1
  East.  Philadelphia Phillies 4
East.  Philadelphia Phillies 3
WC  Colorado Rockies 1  

In the World Series, the National League champion Philadelphia Phillies lost to the American League's New York Yankees, 4 games to 2.

[edit] Award winners

The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Albert Pujols, a first baseman with the St. Louis Cardinals, by unanimous vote. In the award's voting, he had 448 out of a possible 448 points and all 32 first-place votes.

The winner of the league's Cy Young Award, given its best pitcher, was Tim Lincecum of the San Francisco Giants. In the award's voting, he had 100 out of a possible 160 points and 11 first-place votes.

The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Chris Coghlan, an outfielder with the Florida Marlins. In the award's voting, he had 105 out of a possible 160 points and 17 first-place votes.

[edit] 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.

Position Player Team
P Adam Wainwright St. Louis Cardinals
C Yadier Molina St. Louis Cardinals
1B Adrian Gonzalez San Diego Padres
2B Orlando Hudson Los Angeles Dodgers
3B Ryan Zimmerman Washington Nationals
SS Jimmy Rollins Philadelphia Phillies
OF Michael Bourn Houston Astros
Matt Kemp Los Angeles Dodgers
Shane Victorino Philadelphia Phillies

[edit] Silver Sluggers

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.

Position Player Team
C Brian McCann Atlanta Braves
1B Albert Pujols St. Louis Cardinals
2B Chase Utley Philadelphia Phillies
3B Ryan Zimmerman Washington Nationals
SS Hanley Ramirez Florida Marlins
OF Ryan Braun Milwaukee Brewers
Andre Ethier Los Angeles Dodgers
Matt Kemp Los Angeles Dodgers
P Carlos Zambrano Chicago Cubs

[edit] Notable events

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