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NPB: Nihon Seimei MVP Award for July 2011

by on Aug.04, 2011 @ 3:46 pm, under NPB

Central League

Nihon Seimei MVP Awards

Masahiko Morino, Chunichi Dragons (First Time)
24 G, 33-for-96, 4 HR, 10 RBI, .344 BA

Jason Standridge, Hanshin Tigers (Second Time)
4 G, 3-0, 2 CG, 1 ShO, 33.0 IP, 26 K, 2 ER, 0.55 ERA

Pacific League

Nihon Seimei MVP Awards

Atsunori Inaba, Nippon Ham Fighters (Fourth Time)
21 G, 29-for-77, 3 HR, 13 RBI, .377 BA

Masahiro Tanaka, Rakuten Eagles (Fifth Time)
5 G, 3-1, 2 CG, 41.0 IP, 32 K, 5 ER, 1.10 ERA

Note: Standridge became the first foreigner in the CL to win the MVP of the Month award two months straight.  The last Japanese pitcher in the CL to do it: Hiroki Kuroda (July and August 2006).  And the last foreign pitcher in the CL to win two MVP of the Month awards in one season: Terry Bross (April and September 1995).