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Sky Perfect’s Walk-off Award: June 2015

by on Jul.10, 2015 @ 2:53 pm, under NPB

The Central League and Pacific League announced the winners of Sky Perfect's Walk-off Award for June.

Hirokazu Ibata, Yomiuri Giants

June 3 vs Orix at Tokyo Dome. Score tied at one. Runners on second and third and one out in the bottom of the 9th. Ibata recorded a pinch-hit walk-off single to center to give the Giants a 2-1 win. It was the fifth walk-off of his career, first since June 11, 2012, and first as a pinch-hitter.

Yuta Yoshida, Chiba Lotte Marines

June 14 vs Yomiuri at QVC Marine [Pa-League TV]. Score tied at two. Bases loaded and two out in the bottom of the 9th. Yoshida hit a walk-off single to left on a 2-1 pitch that gave the Marines a 3-2 victory. It was the first walk-off of his career.