The Ni-gun Mizuno MVP awards for March/April.
Mizuki Tsuchida - Yomiuri Giants
14 G, 0-0, 7 Sv, 13.1 IP, 13 SO, 5 BB, 0 ER, 0.00 ERA
Pitched in fourteen games as closer. Did not allow any runs and recorded seven saves.
Kentaro Inomoto - Softbank Hawks
25 G, 24-for-69, 4 HR, 17 RBI, 1 SB, .348
Tied for second in batting average (.348) and home runs (4) in the Western League during March/April. Paced the league with seventeen RBI. Batted mostly clean-up and played first.