Kazuhiro Wada, Chunichi Dragons
June 8 vs Rakuten Eagles at Nagoya Dome. With the Dragons down 2-1 in the bottom of the 9th, Wada hit a one out, walk-off, two-run home run to left. The home run came after the offense was shut down over six straight innings. The victory ended a four-game losing streak.
Sho Nakata, Nippon Ham Fighters
April 14 vs Rakuten Eagles at Sapporo Dome. The Fighters had a 3-1 but gave up two runs in the top of the 9th. With the score tied at three, Nakata led off the bottom half of the inning and knocked the 6th pitch he saw over the left field wall. The walk-off home run snapped an 0-for-16 (plate appearances) hitless streak. It was also Nakata's first career walk-off hit and the PL first walk-off home run of the season.