The Ni-gun Mizuno MVP awards for July.
Kosuke Tomita - Yokohama Bay Stars
7 G, 1-0, 5 Sv, 9.0 IP, 9 SO, 5 BB, 1 ER, 1.00 ERA
Pitched in seven games as the closer. Led the league in saves.
Hayata Ito - Hanshin Tigers
16 G, 20-for-54, 0 HR, 9 RBI, 3 SB, .370 BA
Tied for first in batting average and hits and led the league in OBP (.485). Spent most of the time batting lead-off.