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NPB: Nihon Seimei MVP Award for May 2013

by on Jun.05, 2013 @ 2:15 pm, under NPB

Central League

Nihon Seimei MVP Awards

Hector Luna, Chunichi Dragons (First Time)
23 G, 35-for-87, 3 HR, 13 RBI, .402 BA

Atsushi Nomi, Hanshin Tigers (Third Time)
4 G, 3-0, 0 ShO, 28.1 IP, 24 K, 10 ER, 3.18 ERA

Pacific League

Nihon Seimei MVP Awards

Tadahito Iguchi, Chiba Lotte Marines (Third Time)
23 G, 28-for-89, 9 HR, 20 RBI, .315 BA

Masahiro Tanaka, Rakuten Eagles (Eighth Time*)
5 G, 4-0, 0 ShO, 38.0 IP, 38 K, 9 ER, 2.13 ERA

* Most by a PL pitcher.  Has also received at least one MVP of the Month award in five consecutive seasons (2009-2013), which only trails Ichiro's record of seven (1994-200).