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[12/9/2015] 2015 Hochi Pro Sports Award: Yamada, Yanagita

by on Dec.09, 2015 @ 11:44 pm, under NPB
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Sports Hochi released winners of their 2015 Hochi Pro Sports Award on Wednesday.

Division Winner Age Times
Baseball (Central League) 山田 哲人 Yamada, Tetsuto 23 1st
Baseball (Pacific League) 柳田 悠岐 Yanagita, Yuki 27 1st
Golf 小平 智 Kodaira, Satoshi 26 1st
Sumo 嘉風 雅継 Yoshikaze, Masatsugu 33 1st
Boxing 山中 慎介 Yamanaka, Shinsuke 33 4th
J-League 大久保 嘉人 Okubo, Yoshito 33 3rd
Special Award 秋山 翔吾 Akiyama, Shogo (Baseball) 27 1st
Special Award ラグビー日本代表チーム Japan Rugby Team - 1st
Fresh Award 菊地 絵理香 Kikuchi, Erika (Golf) 27 1st

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Source: official announcement

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[12/1/2015] Sky Perfect’s Walk-off Award for the 2015 Season

by on Dec.01, 2015 @ 11:37 pm, under NPB
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The winners of Sky Perfect's Walk-off Award for the 2015 season are:

Central League

Yuhei - Yakult Swallows

October 2 vs Hanshin Tigers at Jingu Stadium. Tied at one. Bottom of the 11th, with runners on first and third and two out. Yuhei recorded a walk-off hit down the first base line.

Pacific League

Yuki Yanagita - Softbank Hawks

August 11 vs Orix Buffaloes at YafuOku Dome [Pa-League TV]. Down 6-4. Bottom of the 9th, runners on first and second and two out. Yanagita hit a two-run walk-off home run to right-center.

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[11/25/2015] NPB 2015 Most Valuable Player Award: Yuki Yanagita (SOF), Tetsuto Yamada (YAK)

by on Nov.25, 2015 @ 7:07 pm, under NPB
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NPB 2015 Most Valuable Player Award

Pacific League

Yuki Yanagita (Softbank)

G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI SB CS SH SF BB HP SO GDP AVG OBP SLG
138 605 502 110 182 31 1 34 317 99 32 8 0 1 88 14 101 9 .363 .469 .631

Central League

Tetsuto Yamada (Yakult)

G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI SB CS SH SF BB HP SO GDP AVG OBP SLG
143 646 557 119 183 39 2 38 340 100 34 4 0 3 81 5 111 11 .329 .416 .610

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[11/25/2015] NPB 2015 Rookie of the Year: Kohei Arihara (HAM), Yasuaki Yamasaki (YOK)

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NPB 2015 Rookie of the Year

Pacific League

Kohei Arihara (Nippon Ham)

G W L SV HLD CG SHO PCT BF IP H HR BB HB SO WP BK R ER ERA
18 8 6 0 0 1 1 .571 453 103.1 113 13 32 3 81 2 0 60 55 4.79

Central League

Yasuaki Yamasaki (Yokohama)

G W L SV HLD CG SHO PCT BF IP H HR BB HB SO WP BK R ER ERA
58 2 4 37 7 0 0 .333 215 56.1 38 2 11 1 66 4 1 13 12 1.92

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[11/25/2015] 2015 NPB Farm Awards

by on Nov.25, 2015 @ 6:29 pm, under NPB
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Eastern League

Awards

Award Player Team
Outstanding Player 田口 麗斗 Taguchi, Kazuto Yomiuri
Outstanding Player 砂田 毅樹 Sunada, Yoshiki Yokohama
Outstanding Player 高橋 光成 Takahashi, Kona Seibu
Outstanding Player 二木 康太 Futaki, Kota Lotte
Outstanding Player 森 雄大 Mori, Yudai Rakuten
Outstanding Player 淺間 大基 Asama, Daiki Nippon Ham
Outstanding Player 藤井 亮太 Fujii, Ryota Yakult

Umpire Awards

Award Player Team
Outstanding Umpire 岩下 健吾 Iwashita, Kengo NPB

Sponsor Awards

Award Player Team
Outstanding Pitcher
Sankei Sports
Aiuchi, Makoto Seibu
Rookie
Sports Nippon
外崎 修汰 Tonosaki, Shuta Seibu
Skill
Daily Sports
外崎 修汰 Tonosaki, Shuta Seibu
Effort
Nikkan Sports
高梨 裕稔 Takanashi, Hirotoshi Nippon Ham
Performance
Hochi Shimbun
和田 恋 Wada, Ren Yomiuri
Big Hope
Baseball Magazine
二木 康太 Futaki, Kota Lotte

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Western League

Awards

Award Player Team
Outstanding Player 上林 誠知 Uebayashi, Seiji Softbank
Outstanding Player 磯村 嘉孝 Isomura, Yoshitaka Hiroshima
Outstanding Player 中谷 将大 Nakatani, Masahiro Hanshin
Outstanding Player 杉山 翔大 Sugiyama, Shota Chunichi
Outstanding Player 若月 健矢 Wakatsuki, Kenya Orix

Umpire Awards

Award Player Team
Outstanding Umpire 須山 祐多 Suyama, Yuta NPB

Sponsor Awards

Award Player Team
Outstanding Pitcher
Sankei Sports
岩嵜 翔 Iwasaki, Sho Softbank
Rookie
Sports Nippon
上林 誠知 Uebayashi, Seiji Softbank
Skill
Daily Sports
石崎 剛 Ishizaki, Tsuyoshi Hanshin
Effort
Nikkan Sports
中谷 将大 Nakatani, Masahiro Hanshin
Performance
Hochi Shimbun
上林 誠知 Uebayashi, Seiji Softbank
Expectations
Osaka Television Stations
上林 誠知 Uebayashi, Seiji Softbank
Big Hope
Baseball Magazine
横田 慎太郎 Yokota, Shintaro Hanshin

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[11/24/2015] 2015 NPB Best Nine (Includes Vote Totals)

by on Nov.24, 2015 @ 6:41 pm, under NPB
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Central League

Pos Name JPN Name ENG Team Times
P 前田 健太 Maeda, Kenta Hiroshima 3
C 中村 悠平 Nakamura, Yuhei Yakult 1
1B 畠山 和洋 Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro Yakult 1
2B 山田 哲人 Yamada, Tetsuto Yakult 2
3B 川端 慎吾 Kawabata, Shingo Yakult 1
SS 鳥谷  敬 Toritani, Takashi Hanshin 6
OF 筒香 嘉智 Tsutsugo, Yoshitomo Yokohama 1
OF 福留 孝介 Fukudome, Kosuke Hanshin 4
OF 平田 良介 Hirata, Ryosuke Chunichi 1

Pacific League

Pos Name JPN Name ENG Team Times
P 大谷 翔平 Otani, Shohei Nippon Ham 1
C 炭谷銀仁朗 Sumitani, Ginjiro Seibu 1
1B 中田  翔 Nakata, Sho Nippon Ham 1 (2 OF)
2B 田中 賢介 Tanaka, Kensuke Nippon Ham 6
3B 中村 剛也 Nakamura, Takeya Seibu 5 (1 DH)
SS 中島 卓也 Nakashima, Takuya Nippon Ham 1
OF 秋山 翔吾 Akiyama, Shogo Seibu 1
OF 柳田 悠岐 Yanagita, Yuki Softbank 2
OF 清田 育宏 Kiyota, Ikuhiro Lotte 1
DH 李  大浩 Lee, Dae-Ho Softbank 1 (1 1B)

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[11/20/2015] 2015 Sapporo Dome MVP: Shohei Otani

by on Nov.20, 2015 @ 10:42 pm, under NPB
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Shohei Otani was selected as this year's Sapporo Dome MVP.

Reasons:

  • He received 765 of 2,132 online fan votes.
  • Recorded a team high eight victories at Sapporo Dome.
  • He won fifteen games during the regular season and led the league in wins, ERA, and winning percentage.
  • He overpowers hitters with a fastball that hits 160km/h.

Otani will be presented with the award during the Fighters' Fan Festival on November 22.

Source: official announcement

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[11/19/2015] 2015 Shoriki Matsutaro Award: Kimiyasu Kudo

by on Nov.19, 2015 @ 11:01 pm, under NPB
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The Shoriki Matsutaro Award selection committee met at a hotel in Tokyo today and unanimously selected Kimiyasu Kudo as the recipient of this year's award. Kudo also won the award in 1987 as a pitcher for the Seibu Lions and joined Sadaharu Oh and Koji Akiyama as the only people to win the award as both a player and manager.

Yakult's Tetsuto Yamada, Softbank's Yuki Yanagita, and Yakult manager Mitsuru Manaka were also up for consideration.

Selection committee: Sadaharu Oh, Shigeru Sugishita, Futoshi Nakanishi, Koji Yamamoto, and Ryusho Kadota (writer).

Source: Daily Sports 11/19/2015, Daily Sports 11/19/2015, Sports Hochi 11/19/2015, ZakZak 11/19/2015

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[11/16/2015] Additional 2015 NPB Awards

by on Nov.16, 2015 @ 10:48 pm, under NPB
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Central League Awards

Name JPN Name ENG Team Award
真中 満 Manaka, Mitsuru YAK Outstanding Manager
高木 勇人 Takagi, Hayato YOM Speed-Up Award
山田 哲人 Yamada, Tetsuto YAK Special Award (Triple Three)
山崎 康晃 Yamasaki, Yasuaki YOK Special Award (New NPB rookie record for saves with 37)
山本昌 Yamamoto, Masahiro CHU Achievement Award
谷繁 元信 Tanishige, Motonobu CHU Achievement Award
和田 一浩 Wada, Kazuhiro CHU Achievement Award
小笠原 道大 Ogasawara, Michihiro CHU Achievement Award
館山 昌平 Tateyama, Shohei YAK Comeback Award

Pacific League Awards

Name JPN Name ENG Team Award
工藤 公康 Kudo, Kimiyasu SOF Outstanding Manager
牧田 和久 Makita, Kazuhisa SEI Speed-Up Award
柳田 悠岐 Yanagita, Yuki SOF Special Award (Triple Three)
聖澤 諒 Hijirisawa, Ryo RAK Special (New NPB outfielder record for consecutive errorless opportunities with 927)
サファテ Sarfate, Dennis SOF Special Award (New PL record for saves with 41)
サファテ Sarfate, Dennis SOF Special Award (New PL record for consecutives innings with a strikeout with 43)
中村 剛也 Nakamura, Takeya SEI Special Award (New NPB record for grand slams with sixteen)
西口 文也 Nishiguchi, Fumiya SEI Achievement Award
谷 佳知 Tani, Yoshitomo ORI Achievement Award

Special Commissioner Awards

Name JPN Name ENG Team Award
原 辰徳 Hara, Tatsunori YOM Achievement Award - For his many years of service in the NPB
谷繁 元信 Tanishige, Motonobu CHU Special Award - For setting a new NPB record for games played (3,021)
秋山 翔吾 Akiyama, Shogo SEI Special Award - For setting a new NPB for hits in a season (216)

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Source: Nikkan Sports 11/16/2015

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[11/10/2015] 2015 Golden Glove Awards (includes voting)

by on Nov.10, 2015 @ 4:27 pm, under NPB
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Mitsui Golden Glove Awards

Central League

Pos Name JPN Name ENG Team Times
P 前田 健太 Maeda, Kenta Hiroshima 5
C 中村 悠平 Nakamura, Yuhei Yakult 1
1B 畠山 和洋 Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro Yakult 2
2B 菊池 涼介 Kikuchi, Ryosuke Hiroshima 3
3B 川端 慎吾 Kawabata, Shingo Yakult 1
SS 鳥谷 敬 Toritani, Takashi Hanshin 4
OF 福留 孝介 Fukudome, Kosuke Hanshin 5
OF 丸 佳浩 Maru, Yoshihiro Hiroshima 3
OF 大島 洋平 Oshima, Yohei Chunichi 4

Pacific League

Pos Name JPN Name ENG Team Times
P 涌井 秀章 Wakui, Hideaki Lotte 3
C 炭谷 銀仁朗 Sumitani, Ginjiro Seibu 2
1B 中田 翔 Nakata, Sho Nippon Ham 1
2B L.クルーズ Cruz, Luis Lotte 1
3B 松田 宣浩 Matsuda, Nobuhiro Softbank 4
SS 今宮 健太 Imamiya, Kenta Softbank 3
OF 柳田 悠岐 Yanagita, Yuki Softbank 2
OF 秋山 翔吾 Akiyama, Shogo Seibu 2
OF 清田 育宏 Kiyota, Ikuhiro Lotte 1

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