The Ni-gun Mizuno MVP awards for June.
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.
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.