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NPB: 2008 Western League Leaders

by on Oct.06, 2008 @ 1:55 am, under NPB

Here are the 2008 Western League Leaders. As always, if there are any players on this list you want more info on, just let me know.

Batting

Games
87 - Masashi Nohara 野原将志 INF (HAN)
83 - Takahiro Okada 岡田貴弘 OF (ORI
82 - 2 players tied

Plate Appearances
316 - Masashi Nohara 野原将志 INF (HAN)
310 - Takaaki Matsumoto 松本高明 INF (HIR)
302 - Takehiro Donoue 堂上剛裕 OF (CHU)

At Bat
285 - Masashi Nohara 野原将志 INF (HAN)
273 - Takehiro Donoue 堂上剛裕 OF (CHU)
272 - Ryuhei Matsuyama 松山竜平 OF (HIR)

Runs
41 - Takahiko Saka 坂克彦 INF (HAN)
39 - Takaaki Matsumoto 松本高明 INF (HIR)
38 - Ryota Aikawa 相川良太 OF (ORI)

Hits
75 - Ryuhei Matsuyama 松山竜平 OF (HIR)
73 - Takehiro Donoue 堂上剛裕 OF (CHU)
72 - 3 players tied

Doubles
19 - Ryota Arai 新井良太 INF (CHU)
19 - Takahiro Okada 岡田貴弘 OF (ORI)
18 - Takehiro Donoue 堂上剛裕 OF (CHU)

Triples
8 - Kenji Akashi 明石健志 INF (SOF)
6 - 3 players tied

Home Runs
11 - Ryota Aikawa 相川良太 OF (ORI)
10 - Koji Nakamura 中村公治 OF (CHU)
9 - 2 player tied

Total Bases
114 - Ryuhei Matsuyama 松山竜平 OF (HIR)
111 - Ryota Arai 新井良太 INF (CHU)
109 - Ryota Aikawa 相川良太 OF (ORI)

RBI
50 - Ryuhei Matsuyama 松山竜平 OF (HIR)
41 - Ryota Arai 新井良太 INF (CHU)
37 - Ryota Aikawa 相川良太 OF (ORI)

Stolen Bases
22 - Masafumi Suenaga 末永真史 OF (HIR)
22 - Takaaki Matsumoto 松本高明 INF (HIR)
14 - Yamato Maeda 前田大和 INF (HAN)

Caught Stealing
8 - Takaaki Matsumoto 松本高明 INF (HIR)
7 - Masafumi Suenaga 末永真史 OF (HIR)
4 - 7 players tied

Walks
36 - Koudai Sakura 桜井広大 OF (HAN)
33 - Shintaro Yoshida 由田慎太郎 OF (ORI)
32 - 3 players tied

Strike Outs
71 - Takahiro Okada 岡田貴弘 OF (ORI)
69 - Tomoaki Egawa 江川智晃 OF (SOF)
56 - Ryo Yoshimoto 吉本亮 INF (SOF)

Batting Average
.292 - Takahiko Saka 坂克彦 INF (HAN)
.290 - Takahiro Shoda 庄田隆弘 OF (HAN)
.277 - Takaaki Matsumoto 松本高明 INF (HIR)

Slugging Percentage
.445 - Ryota Aikawa 相川良太 OF (ORI)
.419 - Ryuhei Matsuyama 松山竜平 OF (HIR)
.417 - Takahiko Saka 坂克彦 INF (HAN)

On Base Percentage
.371 - Takahiro Shoda 庄田隆弘 OF (HAN)
.351 - Takaaki Matsumoto 松本高明 INF (HIR)
.346 - Takahiko Saka 坂克彦 INF (HAN)

Pitching

Games
44 - Yutaka Tamaki 玉置隆 (HAN)
40 - Choda Mori 森跳二 (HIR)
39 - Masanori Kikuchi 菊地正法 (CHU)

Wins
7 - Mitsuru Sato 佐藤充 (CHU)
7 - Naoto Tsuru 鶴直人 (HAN)
7 - Tooru Takahashi 高橋徹 (SOF)

Losses
9 - Keisuke Imai 今井啓介 (HIR)
7 - Kazuyuki Akasaka 赤坂和幸 (CHU)
6 - 4 players tied

Saves
13 - Victor Marte (HIR)
11 - Atsushi Noumi 能見篤史 (HAN)
9 - Hirofumi Ueno 上野弘文 (HIR)

Batters Faced
466 - Keisuke Imai 今井啓介 (HIR)
414 - Tooru Takahashi 高橋徹 (SOF)
393 - Kazuyuki Akasaka 赤坂和幸 (CHU)

Inning Pitched
104.1 - Keisuke Imai 今井啓介 (HIR)
98.0 - Tooru Takahashi 高橋徹 (SOF)
95.1 - Mitsuru Sato 佐藤充 (CHU)

Hits
106 - Keisuke Imai 今井啓介 (HIR)
96 - Tooru Takahashi 高橋徹 (SOF)
90 - Masanobu Shimizu 清水昭信 (CHU)

Home Runs
7 - Sho Iwasaki 岩嵜翔 (SOF)
7 - Masanobu Shimizu 清水昭信 (CHU)
7 - Masayuki Hasegawa 長谷川昌幸 (HIR)

Walks
61 - Keisuke Imai 今井啓介 (HIR)
47 - Kazuyuki Akasaka 赤坂和幸 (CHU)
37 - Tooru Takahashi 高橋徹 (SOF)

Strike Outs
59 - Mitsuru Sato 佐藤充 (CHU)
57 - Tatsuya Kajimoto 梶本達哉 (ORI)
56 - Ryan Vogelsong (HAN)

Runs
62 - Keisuke Imai 今井啓介 (HIR)
51 - Kazuyuki Akasaka 赤坂和幸 (CHU)
45 - Eric Junge (ORI)

Earned Runs
54 - Keisuke Imai 今井啓介 (HIR)
49 - Kazuyuki Akasaka 赤坂和幸 (CHU)
41 - Eric Junge (ORI)

ERA
2.64 - Mitsuru Sato 佐藤充 (CHU)
3.34 - Naoto Tsuru 鶴直人 (HAN)
3.49 - Tooru Takahashi 高橋徹 (SOF)