2011 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||Milwaukee Brewers||162||96||66||0||.593||-.-||721 (4.45)||638 (3.94)||0.261||0.325||0.425||3.63||0.982|
|2||St. Louis Cardinals*||162||90||72||0||.556||6.0||762 (4.70)||692 (4.27)||0.273||0.341||0.425||3.74||0.982|
|3||Cincinnati Reds||162||79||83||0||.488||17.0||735 (4.54)||720 (4.44)||0.256||0.326||0.408||4.16||0.985|
|4||Pittsburgh Pirates||162||72||90||0||.444||24.0||610 (3.77)||712 (4.40)||0.244||0.309||0.368||4.04||0.982|
|5||Chicago Cubs||162||71||91||0||.438||25.0||654 (4.04)||756 (4.67)||0.256||0.314||0.401||4.33||0.978|
|6||Houston Astros||162||56||106||0||.346||40.0||615 (3.80)||796 (4.91)||0.258||0.311||0.374||4.51||0.981|
|1||Philadelphia Phillies||162||102||60||0||.630||-.-||713 (4.40)||529 (3.27)||0.253||0.323||0.395||3.02||0.988|
|2||Atlanta Braves||162||89||73||0||.549||13.0||641 (3.96)||605 (3.73)||0.243||0.308||0.387||3.48||0.987|
|3||Washington Nationals||161||80||81||0||.497||21.5||624 (3.88)||643 (3.99)||0.242||0.309||0.383||3.58||0.983|
|4||New York Mets||162||77||85||0||.475||25.0||718 (4.43)||742 (4.58)||0.264||0.335||0.391||4.19||0.981|
|5||Florida Marlins||162||72||90||0||.444||30.0||625 (3.86)||702 (4.33)||0.247||0.318||0.388||3.95||0.985|
|1||Arizona Diamondbacks||162||94||68||0||.580||-.-||731 (4.51)||662 (4.09)||0.250||0.322||0.413||3.80||0.985|
|2||San Francisco Giants||162||86||76||0||.531||8.0||570 (3.52)||578 (3.57)||0.242||0.303||0.368||3.20||0.983|
|3||Los Angeles Dodgers||161||82||79||0||.509||11.5||644 (4.00)||612 (3.80)||0.257||0.322||0.375||3.54||0.986|
|4||Colorado Rockies||162||73||89||0||.451||21.0||735 (4.54)||774 (4.78)||0.258||0.329||0.410||4.43||0.984|
|5||San Diego Padres||162||71||91||0||.438||23.0||593 (3.66)||611 (3.77)||0.237||0.305||0.349||3.42||0.985|
 League leaders
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
 All-Star Game
The 2011 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|
|WC||St. Louis Cardinals||3|
|WC||St. Louis Cardinals||4|
 Award winners
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Ryan Braun, an outfielder with the Milwaukee Brewers. In the award's voting, he had 388 out of a possible 448 points and 20 first-place votes.
The winner of the league's Cy Young Award, given its best pitcher, was Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angels Dodgers. In the award's voting, he had 207 out of a possible 224 points and 27 first-place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Craig Kimbrel, a relief pitcher with the Atlanta Braves, by unanimous vote. In the award's voting, he had 160 out of a possible 160 points and all 32 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.
 Notable events
When three players in the 2011 National League hit 15+ triples, it was the first time the Senior Circuit had witnessed the feat since 1944. The three players to accomplish it this year were Dexter Fowler, Jose Reyes and Shane Victorino.
 Further Reading
- Paul Kocak: Baseball's Starry Night: Reliving Major League Baseball's 2011 Wild Card Night of Shock and Awe, Digitature, New York, NY, 2012. ISBN 0615622305