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2012 National League (MLB)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • Normally, qualification for pct statistics is 1 IP per team game or 3.1 plate appearances per team game. TBC uses 2.2 plate appearances and 0.75 innings per team game for Minor Leagues.
  • 2012 National League Awards
    NL Comeback Player of the YearBuster Posey
    National League Cy Young AwardR.A. Dickey
    National League Gold GloveMark Buehrle Pitcher, Yadier Molina Catcher, Adam LaRoche First Base, Darwin Barney Second Base, Chase Headley Third Base, Jimmy Rollins Shortstop, Carlos Gutierrez Left Field, Andrew McCutchen Center Field, Jason Heyward Right Field
    National League Hank Aaron AwardBuster Posey
    National League Manager of the YearDavey Johnson
    National League Most Valuable PlayerBuster Posey
    NL Player of the MonthMatt Kemp April, Giancarlo Stanton May, Andrew McCutchen June, Andrew McCutchen July, Chase Headley August, Chase Headley September
    National League Player of the WeekMatt Kemp April 2-April 8, Matt Kemp April 9-April 15, Freddie Freeman April 16-April 22, Jay Bruce April 23-April 29, Freddie Freeman April 30-May 6, Carlos Beltran May 7-May 13, Clayton Kershaw May 14-May 20, R.A. Dickey May 21-May 27, Johan Santana May 28-June 3, Jason Kubel June 4-June 10, Ryan Dempster June 4-June 10, Matt Cain June 11-June 17, Jason Heyward June 18-June 24, Mat Latos June 25-July 1, Andrew McCutchen July 2-July 8, Andrew McCutchen July 9-July 15, Ryan Zimmerman July 16-July 22, Carlos Gomez July 23-July 29, Drew Stubbs July 23-July 29, A.J. Burnett July 30-August 5, Chase Headley August 6-August 12, Cole Hamels August 13-August 19, Giancarlo Stanton August 20-August 26, Pedro Alvarez August 27-September 2, Jay Bruce September 3-September 9, Ricky Nolasco September 3-September 9, Chris Nelson September 10-September 16, Jason Motte September 17-September 23, Homer Bailey September 24-September 30
    NL Rookie of the MonthWade Miley April, Bryce Harper May, Andrelton Simmons June, Anthony Rizzo July, Todd Frazier August, Bryce Harper September
    National League Rookie of the YearBryce Harper
    NL Silver Slugger AwardBuster Posey C, Adam LaRoche 1B, Aaron Hill 2B, Chase Headley 3B, Ian Desmond SS, Jay Bruce OF, Andrew McCutchen OF, Ryan Braun OF, Stephen Strasburg P
    NL Pitcher of the MonthStephen Strasburg April, Gio Gonzalez May, R.A. Dickey June, Jordan Zimmermann July, Kris Medlen August, Kris Medlen September
    2012 Batting Leaders
    1Starlin Castro162
    2Chase Headley161
    3Danny Espinosa160
    4Jose Reyes160
    5Jason Heyward158
    6Andrew McCutchen157
    7Matt Holliday157
    8Rickie Weeks157
    9Aaron Hill156
    10Daniel Murphy156
    At Bats
    1Starlin Castro646
    2Jose Reyes642
    3Jimmy Rollins632
    4Michael Bourn624
    5Martin Prado617
    6Aaron Hill609
    7Angel Pagan605
    8Chase Headley604
    9Matt Holliday599
    10Ryan Braun598
    1Ryan Braun108
    2Andrew McCutchen107
    3Justin Upton107
    4Jimmy Rollins102
    5Bryce Harper98
    6Michael Bourn96
    7Angel Pagan95
    8Chase Headley95
    9Matt Holliday95
    10Aaron Hill93
    1Andrew McCutchen194
    2Ryan Braun191
    3Martin Prado186
    4Aaron Hill184
    5Jose Reyes184
    6Starlin Castro183
    7Buster Posey178
    8David Wright178
    9Matt Holliday177
    10Angel Pagan174
    1Aramis Ramirez50
    2Aaron Hill44
    3Joey Votto44
    4Paul Goldschmidt43
    5Martin Prado42
    6David Wright41
    7Daniel Murphy40
    8Buster Posey39
    9Yonder Alonso39
    10Angel Pagan38
    1Angel Pagan15
    2Jose Reyes12
    3Starlin Castro12
    4Dexter Fowler11
    5Melky Cabrera10
    6Michael Bourn10
    7Tyler Colvin10
    8Bryce Harper9
    9David DeJesus8
    10Will Venable8
    Home Runs
    1Ryan Braun41
    2Giancarlo Stanton37
    3Jay Bruce34
    4Adam LaRoche33
    5Alfonso Soriano32
    6Carlos Beltran32
    7Ike Davis32
    8Andrew McCutchen31
    9Chase Headley31
    10Corey Hart30
    Runs Batted In (RBIs)
    1Chase Headley115
    2Ryan Braun112
    3Alfonso Soriano108
    4Aramis Ramirez105
    5Buster Posey103
    6Matt Holliday102
    7Adam LaRoche100
    8Jay Bruce99
    9Carlos Beltran97
    10Andrew McCutchen96
    Stolen Bases
    1Everth Cabrera44
    2Michael Bourn42
    3Jose Reyes40
    4Carlos Gomez37
    5Juan Pierre37
    6Jose Altuve33
    7Dee Gordon32
    8Drew Stubbs30
    9Emilio Bonifacio30
    10Jimmy Rollins30
    Caught Stealing
    1Michael Bourn13
    2Starlin Castro13
    3Andrew McCutchen12
    4Jose Tabata12
    5Jose Altuve11
    6Jose Reyes11
    7David Wright10
    8Dee Gordon10
    9Willie Bloomquist10
    10Gerardo Parra9
    1Dan Uggla94
    2Joey Votto94
    3Chase Headley86
    4David Wright81
    5Matt Holliday75
    6Rickie Weeks74
    7Miguel Montero73
    8Andrew McCutchen70
    9Michael Bourn70
    10Buster Posey69
    1Danny Espinosa189
    2Pedro Alvarez180
    3Rickie Weeks169
    4Dan Uggla168
    5Drew Stubbs166
    6Chase Headley157
    7Jay Bruce155
    8Michael Bourn155
    9Alfonso Soriano153
    10Jason Heyward152
    Hit by Pitch
    1Carlos Quentin17
    2Carlos Ruiz16
    3Jon Jay15
    4Danny Espinosa13
    5Norichika Aoki13
    6Rickie Weeks13
    7Aramis Ramirez12
    8Chase Utley12
    9Miguel Montero12
    10Corey Hart11
    Intentional Walks
    1Joey Votto18
    2David Wright16
    3Carlos Beltran15
    4Ryan Braun15
    5Andrew McCutchen13
    6Ryan Hanigan13
    7A.J. Ellis11
    8Carlos Gonzalez11
    9Jay Bruce11
    10Jose Reyes9
    Sacrifice Hits
    1Johnny Cueto17
    2Juan Pierre17
    3Clayton Kershaw14
    4Chris Capuano13
    5Kyle Lohse12
    6Barry Zito10
    7Ian Kennedy10
    8Lance Lynn10
    9Mat Latos10
    10R.A. Dickey10
    Sacrifice Flies
    1Adam LaRoche9
    2Buster Posey9
    3Freddie Freeman9
    4Martin Prado9
    5Paul Goldschmidt9
    6Neil Walker8
    7Allen Craig7
    8Garrett Jones7
    9Greg Dobbs7
    10Jay Bruce7
    Ground into Double Plays
    1Ryan Zimmerman20
    2Brandon Phillips19
    3Buster Posey19
    4David Freese19
    5Martin Prado19
    6Alfonso Soriano18
    7J.D. Martinez18
    8A.J. Ellis17
    9Ian Desmond17
    10John Mayberry17
    Total Bases
    1Ryan Braun356
    2Andrew McCutchen328
    3Aaron Hill318
    4Aramis Ramirez308
    5Chase Headley301
    6Matt Holliday298
    7Adam LaRoche291
    8Buster Posey291
    9Jay Bruce288
    10David Wright286
    Plate Appearances
    1Jose Reyes716
    2Michael Bourn703
    3Chase Headley699
    4Jimmy Rollins699
    5Starlin Castro691
    6Martin Prado690
    7Matt Holliday688
    8Rickie Weeks677
    9Ryan Braun677
    10Andrew McCutchen673
    Batting Average
    1Buster Posey.336
    2Andrew McCutchen.327
    3Ryan Braun.319
    4Yadier Molina.315
    5Jordan Pacheco.309
    6Allen Craig.307
    7David Wright.306
    8Carlos Gonzalez.303
    9Aaron Hill.302
    10Martin Prado.301
    On-Base Percentage
    1Buster Posey.408
    2Andrew McCutchen.400
    3David Wright.391
    4Miguel Montero.391
    5Ryan Braun.391
    6Dexter Fowler.389
    7Matt Holliday.379
    8Chase Headley.376
    9A.J. Ellis.373
    10Yadier Molina.373
    Slugging Percentage
    1Ryan Braun.595
    2Andrew McCutchen.553
    3Buster Posey.549
    4Aramis Ramirez.540
    5Aaron Hill.522
    6Allen Craig.522
    7Garrett Jones.516
    8Jay Bruce.514
    9Ian Desmond.511
    10Adam LaRoche.510
    OPS (OBP + SLG)
    1Ryan Braun986
    2Buster Posey957
    3Andrew McCutchen953
    4Aramis Ramirez900
    5David Wright883
    6Aaron Hill882
    7Carlos Gonzalez881
    8Allen Craig876
    9Matt Holliday876
    10Chase Headley874
    1Jose Reyes1.125
    2Martin Prado0.841
    3Yadier Molina0.818
    4Norichika Aoki0.782
    5Rafael Furcal0.772
    6David Wright0.723
    7Buster Posey0.719
    8David DeJesus0.685
    9Jimmy Rollins0.646
    10Yonder Alonso0.614
    2012 Pitching Leaders
    1Gio Gonzalez21
    2R.A. Dickey20
    3Johnny Cueto19
    4Lance Lynn18
    5Cole Hamels17
    6A.J. Burnett16
    7Kyle Lohse16
    8Madison Bumgarner16
    9Matt Cain16
    10Tim Hudson16
    1Tim Lincecum15
    2Clayton Richard14
    3Erik Bedard14
    4Josh Johnson14
    5Adam Wainwright13
    6Bud Norris13
    7Jeff Samardzija13
    8Mark Buehrle13
    9Ricky Nolasco13
    10Travis Wood13
    1Matt Belisle80
    2Shawn Camp80
    3Francisco Rodriguez78
    4Mitchell Boggs78
    5Brad Ziegler77
    6James Russell77
    7Luke Gregerson77
    8Wesley Wright77
    9Chad Durbin76
    10John Axford75
    Games Started
    1Chris Capuano33
    2Clayton Kershaw33
    3Clayton Richard33
    4Homer Bailey33
    5Ian Kennedy33
    6Johnny Cueto33
    7Kyle Lohse33
    8Mat Latos33
    9R.A. Dickey33
    10Tim Lincecum33
    Complete Games
    1R.A. Dickey5
    2Adam Wainwright3
    3Ricky Nolasco3
    4Clayton Kershaw2
    5Cole Hamels2
    6Gio Gonzalez2
    7Homer Bailey2
    8Joe Blanton2
    9Johan Santana2
    10Johnny Cueto2
    1R.A. Dickey3
    2Adam Wainwright2
    3Clayton Kershaw2
    4Cole Hamels2
    5Johan Santana2
    6Matt Cain2
    7Ricky Nolasco2
    8A.J. Burnett1
    9Barry Zito1
    10Brandon Beachy1
    Games Finished
    1Jonathan Papelbon64
    2Jason Motte58
    3Joel Hanrahan57
    4Craig Kimbrel56
    5John Axford54
    6Rafael Betancourt53
    7Aroldis Chapman52
    8J.J. Putz52
    9Carlos Marmol47
    10Tyler Clippard42
    1Craig Kimbrel42
    2Jason Motte42
    3Aroldis Chapman38
    4Jonathan Papelbon38
    5Joel Hanrahan36
    6John Axford35
    7J.J. Putz32
    8Tyler Clippard32
    9Rafael Betancourt31
    10Kenley Jansen25
    Innings Pitched
    1R.A. Dickey233.2
    2Clayton Kershaw227.2
    3Matt Cain219.1
    4Clayton Richard218.2
    5Johnny Cueto217
    6Cole Hamels215.1
    7Cliff Lee211
    8Kyle Lohse211
    9Mat Latos209.1
    10Ian Kennedy208.1
    1Clayton Richard228
    2Ian Kennedy216
    3Ricky Nolasco214
    4Bronson Arroyo209
    5Cliff Lee207
    6Homer Bailey206
    7Johnny Cueto205
    8Mike Leake201
    9Mark Buehrle197
    10Adam Wainwright196
    1Tim Lincecum111
    2Clayton Richard110
    3Ian Kennedy101
    4Ricky Nolasco100
    5Homer Bailey97
    6Jordan Lyles97
    7Mike Leake97
    8Adam Wainwright96
    9Tommy Hanson95
    10Randy Wolf94
    Earned Runs
    1Tim Lincecum107
    2Clayton Richard97
    3Ricky Nolasco95
    4Ian Kennedy93
    5Mike Leake91
    6Randy Wolf90
    7Adam Wainwright87
    8Bud Norris87
    9Tommy Hanson87
    10Barry Zito85
    Home Runs
    1Clayton Richard31
    2Ian Kennedy28
    3Tommy Hanson27
    4Bronson Arroyo26
    5Cliff Lee26
    6Homer Bailey26
    7Mark Buehrle26
    8Mike Leake26
    9Mike Minor26
    10Yovani Gallardo26
    1Edinson Volquez105
    2Tim Lincecum90
    3Aaron Harang85
    4Yovani Gallardo81
    5Lucas Harrell78
    6Gio Gonzalez76
    7Carlos Zambrano75
    8Trevor Cahill74
    9Tommy Hanson71
    10Barry Zito70
    1R.A. Dickey230
    2Clayton Kershaw229
    3Cole Hamels216
    4Cliff Lee207
    5Gio Gonzalez207
    6Yovani Gallardo204
    7Stephen Strasburg197
    8Matt Cain193
    9Madison Bumgarner191
    10Tim Lincecum190
    Wild Pitches
    1Tim Lincecum17
    2Jaime Garcia12
    3A.J. Burnett10
    4Fernando Rodriguez10
    5Gio Gonzalez10
    6Henry Rodriguez10
    7Jeff Samardzija10
    8John Axford10
    9Lucas Harrell10
    10Trevor Cahill10
    1Ian Kennedy4
    2Johnny Cueto3
    3Lucas Harrell3
    4Adam Wainwright2
    5Clayton Kershaw2
    6Clayton Richard2
    7Cole Hamels2
    8Jose Arredondo2
    9Madison Bumgarner2
    10Randy Wolf2
    Earned Run Average (ERA)
    1Clayton Kershaw2.53
    2R.A. Dickey2.73
    3Johnny Cueto2.78
    4Matt Cain2.79
    5Kyle Lohse2.86
    6Gio Gonzalez2.89
    7Jordan Zimmermann2.94
    8Cole Hamels3.06
    9Cliff Lee3.16
    10Wade Miley3.32
    WHIP (Walks-Hits per IP)
    1Clayton Kershaw1.02
    2Matt Cain1.04
    3R.A. Dickey1.05
    4Kyle Lohse1.09
    5Cliff Lee1.11
    6Madison Bumgarner1.12
    7Cole Hamels1.13
    8Gio Gonzalez1.13
    9Mat Latos1.16
    10Mike Minor1.16
    Hits per 9 IP
    1Clayton Kershaw6.71
    2Gio Gonzalez6.74
    3Matt Cain7.27
    4R.A. Dickey7.38
    5Mike Minor7.59
    6Mat Latos7.71
    7James McDonald7.74
    8Edinson Volquez7.87
    9Madison Bumgarner7.92
    10Cole Hamels7.95
    HR per 9 IP
    1Gio Gonzalez0.41
    2Lucas Harrell0.60
    3Tim Hudson0.60
    4Jake Westbrook0.62
    5Johnny Cueto0.62
    6Clayton Kershaw0.63
    7Wade Miley0.65
    8Josh Johnson0.66
    9Adam Wainwright0.68
    10Edinson Volquez0.69
    BB per 9 IP
    1Cliff Lee1.19
    2Bronson Arroyo1.56
    3Kyle Lohse1.62
    4Wade Miley1.71
    5Clayton Richard1.73
    6Mark Buehrle1.78
    7Jordan Zimmermann1.97
    8Johnny Cueto2.03
    9Mike Leake2.06
    10R.A. Dickey2.08
    SO per 9 IP
    1Gio Gonzalez9.36
    2Jeff Samardzija9.26
    3Lance Lynn9.20
    4Tim Lincecum9.19
    5Clayton Kershaw9.04
    6Cole Hamels9.04
    7Yovani Gallardo9.00
    8R.A. Dickey8.85
    9Bud Norris8.84
    10Cliff Lee8.83
    1Cliff Lee7.393
    2R.A. Dickey4.259
    3Cole Hamels4.154
    4Madison Bumgarner3.898
    5Wade Miley3.892
    6Matt Cain3.784
    7Kyle Lohse3.763
    8Bronson Arroyo3.686
    9Clayton Kershaw3.635
    10Jordan Zimmermann3.558

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