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2010 MVP and Rookie of the Year Awards

by on Nov.18, 2010 @ 8:58 pm, under NPB

Central League

Most Valuable Player

Player Team 1st 2nd 3rd Total
Wada, Kazuhiro CHU 131 75 16 896
Asao, Takuya CHU 66 82 24 600
Murton, Matt HAN 22 29 73 270
Maeda, Kenta HIR 18 20 31 181
Ramirez, Alex YOM 6 15 22 97
Morino, Masahiko CHU 5 11 30 88
Iwase, Hitoki CHU 4 5 13 48
Chen, Wei-Ying CHU 3 7 9 45
Aoki, Norichika YAK 0 4 7 19
Abe, Shinnosuke YOM 0 2 0 6
Takahashi, Akifumi CHU 0 0 4 4
Yoshimi, Kazuki CHU 0 0 1 1
Kubo, Yasutomo HAN 0 0 1 1
Jojima, Kenji HAN 0 0 1 1
Brazell, Craig HAN 0 0 1 1
Kubo, Yuya YOM 0 0 1 1
Blank 0 5 21 36

Rookie of the Year

Player Team Totals
Chono, Hisayoshi YOM 233
Donoue, Naomichi CHU 5
Akiyama, Takumi HAN 5
Kaga, Shigeru YOK 3
Nakazawa, Masato YAK 2
Nishimura, Ken HAN 1
Iwamoto, Takahiro HIR 1
Blank 5

Titles

Title Player Team Stat Times
ERA Maeda, Kenta HIR 2.21 1st
Wins Maeda, Kenta HIR 15 1st
Strikeouts Maeda, Kenta HIR 174 1st
Saves Iwase, Hitoki CHU 42 4th
Hold Points Asao, Takuya CHU 59 1st
Batting Avg Aoki, Norichika YAK .358 3rd
Home Runs Ramirez, Alex YOM 49 2nd
RBI Ramirez, Alex YOM 129 4th
Stolen Bases Soyogi, Eishin HIR 43 1st
OBP Wada, Kazuhiro CHU .437 1st
Hits Murton, Matt HAN 214 1st

Other Awards

Award Name Team Other
Manager of the Year Ochiai, Hiromitsu Chunichi Dragons
Speed Up Award Toritani, Takashi Hanshin Tigers
Comeback Player None
Award for Excellence Asao, Takuya Chunichi Dragons 45 HLD, 59 HP, NPB record 25 consecutive HP
Award for Excellence Kanemoto, Tomoaki Hanshin Tigers 1,492 consecutive innings
Award for Excellence Murton, Matt Hanshin Tigers 214-hit season
Award for Excellence Ramirez, Alex Yomiuri Giants 8 consecutive 100+ RBI seasons
Award for Excellence Wakiya, Ryota Yomiuri Giants CL record 15 consecutive games with a run scored
Award for Excellence Aoki, Norichika Yakult Swallows 2nd 200-hit season
Umpire of the Year Shimata, Tetsuya NPB Ump

Pacific League

Most Valuable Player

Player Team 1st 2nd 3rd Total
Wada, Tsuyoshi SOF 76 62 19 585
Sugiuchi, Toshiya SOF 59 54 23 480
Nishioka, Tsuyoshi LOT 44 25 36 331
Tamura, Hitoshi SOF 14 20 37 167
Darvish, Yu HAM 4 9 19 66
Kaneko, Chihiro ORI 6 8 11 65
Falkenborg, Brian SOF 3 11 11 59
Settsu, Tadashi SOF 5 7 11 57
Kokubo, Hiroki SOF 3 2 3 24
Kawasaki, Munenori SOF 1 3 9 23
Mahara, Takahiro SOF 0 6 3 21
Okada, Takahiro ORI 1 0 6 11
Naruse, Yoshihisa LOT 1 0 1 6
Honda, Yuichi SOF 0 1 2 5
Nakajima, Hiroyuki SEI 0 1 2 5
Inaba, Atsunori HAM 0 1 0 3
Kataoka, Yasuyuki SEI 0 0 2 2
Iwakuma, Hisashi RAK 0 0 2 2
Koyano, Eiichi HAM 0 0 1 1
Blank 0 7 19 40

Rookie of the Year

Player Team Totals
Sakakibara, Ryo HAM 84
Katto, Keisuke SOF 50
Morifuku, Masahiko SOF 15
Ogino, Takashi LOT 10
Nakata, Sho HAM 6
Kiyota, Ikuhiro LOT 4
Blank 48

Titles

Title Player Team Stat Times
ERA Darvish, Yu HAM 1.78 2nd
WPCT Sugiuchi, Toshiya SOF .696 2nd
Wins Wada, Tsuyoshi SOF 17 1st
Wins (tie) Kaneko, Chihiro ORI 17 1st
Saves Sikorski, Brian SEI 33 1st
Hold Points Falkenborg, Brian SOF 42 1st
Hold Points (tie) Settsu, Tadashi SOF 42 2nd
Strikeouts Darvish, Yu HAM 222 2nd
Batting Avg Nishioka, Tsuyoshi LOT .346 1st
Hits Nishioka, Tsuyoshi LOT 206 1st
Home Runs Okada, Takahiro ORI 33 1st
RBI Koyano, Eiichi HAM 109 1st
OBP Cabrera, Alex ORI .428 2nd
Stolen Bases Honda, Yuichi SOF 59 1st
Stolen Bases Kataoka, Yasuyuki SEI 59 4th

Other Awards

Award Name Team Other
Manager of the Year Akiyama, Koji Softbank Hawks
Award of Merit Murton, Matt Hanshin Tigers For his NPB record 214-hit season.
Umpire of the Year Tsugawa, Chikara NPB Ump