The Ni-gun Mizuno MVP awards for the month of July.
Yoshitomo Tsutsugo - Shonan Searex
15 G, 20-for-64, 6 HR, 20 RBI, 0 SB, .313 BA
Tsutsugo appeared in all 15 games as the clean-up hitter and lead the league in both HR and RBI in the month of July. The last first year player out of high school to win one of these awards was Taishi Ota (YOM) for the month of August in 2009.
Tomoaki Egawa - Softbank Hawks
13 G, 15-for-42, 3 HR, 8 RBI, 1 SB, .357 BA
Egawa led the league in SLG (.595) and OBP (.481) in the month of July. His 3 homers and .357 batting average were also good for second place in the league.