The Ni-gun Mizuno MVP awards for June.
Shohei Kato - Chiba Lotte Marines
17 G, 31-for-74, 2 HR, 8 RBI, 8 SB, .419 BA
Played in all seventeen games in June. Led the league in OBP (.476), hits (31), and stolen bases (8).
Kentaro Nishikawa, Chunichi Dragons
2 G, 1 CG, 1 ShO, 2-0, 15.0 IP, 12 K, 3 BB, 0 R, 0.00 ERA
Made two starts in June. Tossed six shutout innings against Softbank on June 5. Recorded a shutout against Orix on June 12. Did not allow any runs in fifteen innings. Was called up to Ichi-gun on June 26.