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NPB: Nihon Seimei MVP and JA Zennoh Go Go Awards for May 2009

by on Jun.03, 2009 @ 4:06 am, under NPB

Central League

Nihon Seimei MVP Awards

Michihiro Ogasawara, Yomiuri Giants (Seventh Time)
25 G, 94 AB, 35 H, 7 HR, 26 RBI, .372 BA

Dicky Gonzalez, Yomiuri Giants (First Time)
5 G, 5-0-0, 0 CG, 34.2 IP, 20 K, 6 ER, 1.56 ERA

Kan Ohtake, Hiroshima Carp (First Time)
5 G, 4-0-0, 0 CG, 35.0 IP, 19 K, 2 ER, 0.51 ERA

JA Zennoh Go Go Award (Focus: King of K)

Atsushi Noumi, Hanshin Tigers (Second Time)
Reason: 31 IP, 33 K

Pacific League

Nihon Seimei MVP Awards

Yu Darvish, Nippon Ham Fighters (Fourth Time)
5 G, 4-0-0, 1 CG, 40.0 IP, 38 K, 4 ER, 0.90 ERA

Atsunori Inaba, Nippon Ham Fighters (Third Time)
25 G, 94 AB, 33 H, 3 HR, 24 RBI, .351 BA

JA Zennoh Go Go Award (Focus: King of K)

Yu Darvish, Nippon Ham Fighters (First Time)
Reason: 5 G, 40 IP, 38 K. Darvish also had 2 games of 10+ strike outs.