2018 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||Milwaukee Brewers||163||96||67||0||.589||-.-||754 (4.63)||659 (4.04)||0.252||0.323||0.424||3.73||0.982|
|2||Chicago Cubs*||162||95||68||0||.583||1.0||761 (4.67)||645 (3.96)||0.258||0.333||0.410||3.65||0.983|
|3||St. Louis Cardinals||162||88||74||0||.543||7.5||761 (4.70)||691 (4.27)||0.249||0.321||0.409||3.85||0.978|
|4||Pittsburgh Pirates||161||82||79||0||.509||13.0||692 (4.30)||693 (4.30)||0.254||0.317||0.407||4.00||0.982|
|5||Cincinnati Reds||162||67||95||0||.414||28.5||696 (4.30)||819 (5.06)||0.254||0.328||0.401||4.63||0.984|
|1||Atlanta Braves||162||90||72||0||.556||-.-||759 (4.69)||657 (4.06)||0.257||0.324||0.417||3.75||0.986|
|2||Washington Nationals||162||82||80||0||.506||8.0||771 (4.76)||682 (4.21)||0.254||0.335||0.419||4.04||0.989|
|3||Philadelphia Phillies||162||80||82||0||.494||10.0||677 (4.18)||728 (4.49)||0.234||0.314||0.393||4.14||0.979|
|4||New York Mets||162||77||85||0||.475||13.0||676 (4.17)||707 (4.36)||0.234||0.312||0.389||4.07||0.985|
|5||Miami Marlins||161||63||98||0||.391||26.5||589 (3.66)||809 (5.02)||0.237||0.303||0.357||4.76||0.986|
|1||Los Angeles Dodgers||163||92||71||0||.564||-.-||804 (4.93)||610 (3.74)||0.250||0.333||0.442||3.38||0.983|
|2||Colorado Rockies*||163||91||72||0||.558||1.0||780 (4.79)||745 (4.57)||0.256||0.322||0.435||4.33||0.988|
|3||Arizona Diamondbacks||162||82||80||0||.506||9.5||644 (4.06)||659 (4.07)||0.235||0.310||0.397||3.72||0.988|
|4||San Francisco Giants||162||73||89||0||.451||18.5||603 (3.72)||699 (4.31)||0.239||0.300||0.368||3.95||0.984|
|5||San Diego Padres||162||66||96||0||.407||25.5||617 (3.81)||767 (4.73)||0.235||0.297||0.380||4.40||0.983|
The National League lost the 2018 All-Star Game, played at Nationals Park in Washington, DC on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 by a score of 8 to 6 against the American League. The league's manager was Dave Roberts.
The 2018 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||Chicago Cubs||0||Cent.||Milwaukee Brewers||3|
|WC2||Colorado Rockies||1||Cent.||Milwaukee Brewers||3|
|West.||Los Angeles Dodgers||4|
|West.||Los Angeles Dodgers||3|
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was OF Christian Yelich of the Milwaukee Brewers. 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 Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets. In the award's voting, he had 207 out of a possible 210 points and 29 of 30 first-place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Ronald Acuna, an outfielder with the Atlanta Braves. In the award's voting, he had 144 out of a possible 150 points and 27 of 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.
|P||Zack Greinke||Arizona Diamondbacks|
|C||Yadier Molina||St. Louis Cardinals|
|1B||Anthony Rizzo||Chicago Cubs (tie)|
|1B||Freddie Freeman||Atlanta Braves (tie)|
|2B||D.J. LeMahieu||Colorado Rockies|
|3B||Nolan Arenado||Colorado Rockies|
|SS||Nick Ahmed||Arizona Diamondbacks|
|LF||Corey Dickerson||Pittsburgh Pirates|
|CF||Ender Inciarte||Atlanta Braves|
|RF||Nick Markakis||Atlanta Braves|
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
- Gabe Lacques: "Game 163! Historic day on tap as Dodgers-Rockies, Cubs-Brewers set for NL tiebreakers Monday", USA Today, September 30, 2018.