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2012 National League
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|2012 National League|
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 Season summary
- 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||Cincinnati Reds||162||97||65||0||.599||-.-||669 (4.13)||588 (3.63)||0.251||0.315||0.411||3.34||0.985|
|2||St. Louis Cardinals*||162||88||74||0||.543||9.0||765 (4.75)||648 (4.00)||0.271||0.338||0.421||3.71||0.983|
|3||Milwaukee Brewers||162||83||79||0||.512||14.0||776 (4.79)||733 (4.52)||0.259||0.325||0.437||4.22||0.983|
|4||Pittsburgh Pirates||162||79||83||0||.488||18.0||651 (4.02)||674 (4.16)||0.243||0.304||0.395||3.91||0.982|
|5||Chicago Cubs||162||61||101||0||.377||36.0||613 (3.78)||759 (4.69)||0.240||0.302||0.378||4.51||0.982|
|6||Houston Astros||162||55||107||0||.340||42.0||583 (3.60)||794 (4.90)||0.236||0.302||0.371||4.57||0.981|
|1||Washington Nationals||162||98||64||0||.605||-.-||731 (4.51)||594 (3.67)||0.261||0.322||0.428||3.34||0.985|
|2||Atlanta Braves*||162||94||68||0||.580||4.0||700 (4.32)||600 (3.70)||0.247||0.320||0.389||3.42||0.986|
|3||Philadelphia Phillies||162||81||81||0||.500||17.0||684 (4.22)||680 (4.20)||0.255||0.317||0.400||3.86||0.983|
|4||New York Mets||162||74||88||0||.457||24.0||650 (4.01)||709 (4.38)||0.249||0.316||0.386||4.09||0.983|
|5||Miami Marlins||162||69||93||0||.426||29.0||609 (3.76)||724 (4.47)||0.244||0.308||0.382||4.10||0.983|
|1||San Francisco Giants||162||94||68||0||.580||-.-||718 (4.43)||649 (4.01)||0.269||0.327||0.397||3.68||0.981|
|2||Los Angeles Dodgers||162||86||76||0||.531||8.0||637 (3.93)||597 (3.69)||0.252||0.317||0.374||3.35||0.984|
|3||Arizona Diamondbacks||162||81||81||0||.500||13.0||734 (4.53)||688 (4.25)||0.259||0.328||0.418||3.94||0.985|
|4||San Diego Padres||162||76||86||0||.469||18.0||651 (4.02)||710 (4.38)||0.247||0.319||0.380||4.01||0.980|
|5||Colorado Rockies||162||64||98||0||.395||30.0||758 (4.68)||890 (5.49)||0.274||0.330||0.446||5.22||0.980|
 League leaders
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
 All-Star Game
The 2012 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|
|WC1||Atlanta Braves||0||WC||St. Louis Cardinals||3|
|WC2||St. Louis Cardinals||1||WC||St. Louis Cardinals||3|
|West.||San Francisco Giants||4|
|West.||San Francisco Giants||3|
 Award winners
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Buster Posey, a catcher with the San Francisco Giants. In the award's voting, he had 422 out of a possible 448 points and 27 first-place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Bryce Harper, an outfielder with the Washington Nationals. In the award's voting, he had 112 out of a possible 160 points and 16 of 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.
 Monthly Awards
- Player of the Month Award
- Pitcher of the Month Award
- Rookie of the Month Award
 Notable events