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[12/23/2014] Japan Pro Sports Awards 2014

by on Dec.23, 2014 @ 5:21 pm, under NPB
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The 2014 Japan Pro Sports Awards were handed out on Monday.

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Award Name JPN Name ENG Sport
Grand Award 錦織 圭 Nishikori, Kei Tennis
Outstanding Performance Award 白鵬翔 Hakuho Sho Sumo
Outstanding Performance Award 福岡ソフトバンクホークス Softbank Hawks Baseball
Outstanding Performance Award 金子 千尋 Kaneko, Chihiro Baseball
Top Rookie Award 逸ノ城駿 Ichinojo Takashi Sumo
Special Recognition Award 樋口 久子 Higuchi, Hisako Golf
Special Recognition Award 酒井 武雄 Sakai, Takeo Bowling
NHK Award 白鵬翔 Hakuho Sho Sumo

 

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[12/10/2014] 2014 Hochi Pro Sports Award: Tomoyuki Sugano, Shohei Otani

by on Dec.11, 2014 @ 2:15 am, under NPB
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Sports Hochi released winners of their 2014 Hochi Pro Sports Award on Wednesday. Winners will be recognized during a ceremony on the 18th.

Division Winner Age Times
Baseball (Central League) 菅野 智之 Sugano, Tomoyuki 25 1st
Baseball (Pacific League) 大谷 翔平 Otani, Shohei 20 1st
Men's Golf 小田 孔明 Oda, Komei 36 1st
Women's Golf イ・ボミ Lee, Bo-Mee 26 1st
Boxing 山中 慎介 Yamanaka, Shinsuke 32 3rd
J-League 大久保 嘉人 Okubo, Yoshito 32 2nd
Special Award 錦織 圭 Nishikori, Kei (Tennis) 24 1st
Special Award 石川 佳純 Ishikawa, Kasumi (Table Tennis) 21 1st
Fresh Award 逸ノ城駿 Ichinojo Takashi (Sumo) 21

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Source: official announcement

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[11/26/2014] 2014 MVP Award: Tomoyuki Sugano (YOM), Chihiro Kaneko (ORI)

by on Nov.26, 2014 @ 7:35 pm, under NPB
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2014 Most Valuable Players

Tomoyuki Sugano

ERA G W L SV HLD CG SHO PCT BF IP H HR BB IBB HB SO WP BK R ER
2.33 23 12 5 0 0 3 0 .706 640 158.2 138 12 36 3 2 122 6 0 50 41

Chihiro Kaneko

ERA G W L SV HLD CG SHO PCT BF IP H HR BB IBB HB SO WP BK R ER
1.98 26 16 5 0 0 4 3 .762 763 191.0 157 7 42 0 3 199 6 0 48 42

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[11/26/2014] Rookie of the Year: Daichi Osera (HIR), Ayumu Ishikawa (LOT)

by on Nov.26, 2014 @ 7:20 pm, under NPB
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2014 Rookie of the Year winners.

Daichi Osera

ERA G W L SV HLD CG SHO PCT BF IP H HR BB IBB HB SO WP BK R ER
4.05 26 10 8 0 0 3 1 .556 648 151.0 165 20 40 0 3 116 5 0 80 68

Ayumu Ishikawa

ERA G W L SV HLD CG SHO PCT BF IP H HR BB IBB HB SO WP BK R ER
3.43 25 10 8 0 0 2 1 .556 669 160.0 165 10 37 0 4 111 3 0 72 61

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[11/26/2014] NPB’s 80th Anniversary Best Nine

by on Nov.26, 2014 @ 6:13 pm, under NPB
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The NPB unveiled their 80th Anniversary Best Nine during tonight's NPB Awards ceremony. Players were selected based on the number of times they recorded Best Nines during their careers (the most at each position).

Pos Name JPN Name ENG Times
P 別所 毅彦 Bessho, Takehiko 6
C 野村 克也 Nomura, Katsuya 19
1B 王 貞治 Oh, Sadaharu 18
2B 千葉 茂 Chiba, Shigeru 7
  高木 守道 Takagi, Morimichi 7
3B 長嶋 茂雄 Nagashima, Shigeo 17
SS 吉田 義男 Yoshida, Yoshio 9
OF 張本 勲 Harimoto, Isao 16
OF 山内 一弘 Yamauchi, Kazuhiro 10
OF 山本 浩二 Yamamoto, Koji 10
  福本 豊 Fukumoto, Yutaka 10

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Source: Mainichi 11/26/2014

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[11/21/2014] 2014 Sapporo Dome MVP goes to Dai-Kang Yoh

by on Nov.21, 2014 @ 3:40 pm, under NPB
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Sapporo Dome announced today that Dai-Kang Yoh was selected by fans as this year's Sapporo Dome MVP. Yoh also won the award last year.

Yoh recorded thirteen home runs and thirty-eight RBI at Sapporo Dome this past season. Fans selected him on 1,114 ballots out of 2,648.

In addition to Yoh, Sapporo Dome also announced two winners of the Sapporo Dome Merit Award: Atsunori Inaba and Makoto Kaneko. The two players, now retired, were recognized for their accomplishments at Sapporo Dome over their careers.

Source: official announcement

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[11/20/2014] 2014 Best Nine, with voting totals

by on Nov.20, 2014 @ 6:00 pm, under NPB
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Best Nine

Central League

Pos Name JPN Name ENG Team Times
P 菅野 智之 Sugano, Tomoyuki YOM 1st
C 阿部 慎之助 Abe, Shinnosuke YOM 9th
1B M.ゴメス Gomez, Mauro HAN 1st
2B 山田 哲人 Yamada, Tetsuto YAK 1st
3B H.ルナ Luna, Hector CHU 1st
SS 鳥谷 敬 Toritani, Takashi HAN 5th
OF M.マートン Murton, Matt HAN 4th
OF 丸 佳浩 Maru, Yoshihiro HIR 1st
OF 雄平 Takai, Yuhei YAK 1st

Pacific League

Pos Name JPN Name ENG Team Times
P 金子 千尋 Kaneko, Chihiro ORI 1st
C 伊藤 光 Ito, Hikaru ORI 1st
1B E.メヒア Mejia, Ernesto SEI 1st
2B 藤田 一也 Fujita, Kazuya RAK 2nd
3B 銀次 Akaminai, Ginji RAK 1st
SS 今宮 健太 Imamiya, Kenta SOF 1st
OF 糸井 嘉男 Itoi, Yoshio ORI 4tj
OF 柳田 悠岐 Yanagita, Yuki SOF 1st
OF 中田 翔 Nakata, Sho HAM 2nd
DH 中村 剛也 Nakamura, Takeya SEI 1st*

* four times at third base.

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[11/17/2014] Additional 2014 NPB Awards

by on Nov.18, 2014 @ 3:03 pm, under NPB
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Additional NPB Awards

League Name JPN Name ENG Team Award
Central 原 辰徳 Hara, Tatsunori YOM Outstanding Manager
Central 三浦 大輔 Miura, Daisuke YOK Speed Up Award
Central 谷繁 元信 Tanishige, Motonobu CHU Special Award (NPB record for games at catcher)
Central 山本昌 Yamamoto, Masahiro CHU Special Award (Multiple NPB records)
Pacific 平野 佳寿 Hirano, Yoshihisa ORI Special Award (PL season record in saves)

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Source: Nikkan Sports 11/17/2014

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