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NPB: JA Zennoh Go Go Awards for August 2011

by on Sep.02, 2011 @ 1:52 pm, under NPB

Central League

JA Zennoh Go Go Award (Rifle Arm)

Shinnosuke Abe, Yomiuri Giants
Reason: Threw out league-high 7 base-runners in 23 games during the month of August.  The 7 was actually a tie with Hiroshima's Yoshiyuki Ishihara, but Abe had a better percentage (.538 to .368).

Pacific League

JA Zennoh Go Go Award (Rifle Arm)

Fumihiro Suzuki, Orix Buffaloes (First Time)
Reason: Threw out league-high 5 base-runners in 14 games during the month of August.