The Ni-gun Mizuno MVP awards for July.
Yuya Taniguchi - Nippon Ham Fighters
10 G, 16-for-38, 0 HR, 3 RBI, 1 SB, .421 AVG
Collected a hit in each of the ten games he played in during the month of July. Led the league in hitting for the month of July. Was in the middle of a twenty-game hitting streak (from June 23 to August 8).
Atsushi Fukumoto - Softbank Hawks
12 G, 12-for-34, 0 HR, 5 RBI, 1 SB, .353 AVG
Collected hits in seven of twelve games in July (multi-hits in four of the seven games).