The Ni-gun Mizuno MVP awards for August.
Seiya Inoue - Chiba Lotte Marines
16 G, 28-for-59, 6 HR, 14 RBI, 0 SB, .475 BA
Led the league in batting average, home runs, and RBI (tied with another player) in August. Also led the league in hits, runs (14), on base percentage (.530), and slugging percentage (.881).
Nao Higashihama - Softbank Hawks
4 G, 3-0, 24.0 IP, 28 SO, 5 BB, 2 ER, 0.75 ERA
Pitched in four games, started three. Led the league in ERA and tied for first in wins in August.