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Mizuno MVP Farm Awards for June 2012

by on Jul.11, 2012 @ 5:06 pm, under NPB

The Ni-gun Mizuno MVP awards for June.

Eastern League

Ryuji Ichioka - Yomiuri Giants
9 G, 2-0, 3 Sv, 10 IP, 12 SO, 1 BB, 0 ER, 0.00 ERA

Appeared in nine of eighteen games during the month of June.  Despite being a rookie, the Ni-gun Giants have turned to him as a closer and he has not disappointed.

Western League

Taisei Makihara - Softbank Hawks
13 G, 17-for-49, 0 HR, 5 RBI, 3 SB, .347 AVG

During the month of June, hit for second highest batting average and tied for first in stolen bases.  Also hit safely in nine straight (which included five multi-hit games).  Was added to the seventy-man roster on June 11.