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NPB: Nihon Seimei MVP Award for July 2012

by on Aug.07, 2012 @ 2:55 pm, under NPB

Central League

Nihon Seimei MVP Awards

Alex Ramirez, Yokohama Bay Stars (Ninth Time*)
21 G, 29-for-70, 6 HR, 17 RBI, .414 BA

Tetsuya Yamaguchi, Yomiuri Giants (First Time)
13 G, 0-0, 1 Sv, 10 HLD, 11 IP, 15 SO, 1 ER, 0.82

Pacific League

Nihon Seimei MVP Awards

Dae-Ho Lee, Orix Buffales (Second Time)
21 G, 26-for-77, 7 HR, 18 RBI, .338 BA

Kenji Otonari, Softbank Hawks (First Time+)
4 G, 3-0, 2 CG, 31 IP, 18 SO, 7 ER, 2.03 ERA

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* Nine MVP of the Month Awards set a new CL record.

+ The Hawks have had at least one pitcher selected for an MVP of the Month over ten consecutive seasons (2003-2012).  This ties the record set by Orix between 1992 and 2001.