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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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[11/21/2014] 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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[11/22/2013] Dai-Kang Yoh wins 2013 Sapporo Dome MVP

by on Nov.23, 2013 @ 2:00 am, under NPB
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Sapporo Dome announced on Friday that Dai-Kang Yoh was selected the 2013 Sapporo Dome MVP.

Reasons for his selection:

  • obtained the most votes by fans (706 of 1,512 votes)
  • he was the only player on the team that played a full 144-game season and led the team in hits (162, 54 at the Dome) and stolen bases (47, 13 at the Dome)
  • was dependable on defense and made many nice plays
  • did a lot to entertain the fans

Source: official announcement

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Mitsuo Yoshikawa wins the 2012 Sapporo Dome MVP

by on Nov.22, 2012 @ 3:38 pm, under NPB
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Mitsuo Yoshikawa is the winner of this year's Sapporo Dome MVP.

  • He received 473 of 1,305 votes cast by fans at the official Sapporo Dome website.
  • He recorded the first double-digit victory season of his career and recorded his tenth victory of the year during a start at Sapporo Dome.  He also led his team in wins.
  • He won the ERA title in the Pacific League.
  • He went 7-2 with a 1.42 ERA in eleven starts at Sapporo Dome.

Source: official announcement via Nikkan Sports 11/22/2012

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Yu Darvish wins the 2011 Sapporo Dome MVP

by on Dec.02, 2011 @ 11:19 pm, under NPB
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Sapporo Dome officials announced today that Yu Darvish was the winner of the 2011 Sapporo Dome MVP.  Darvish received 218 of the total 464 votes that were cast by fans.  The award selection committee was also in full agreement with giving him the award.

This marks the third time Darvish has won the award (2005, 2008, 2011).

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2010 Sapporo Dome MVP Award Fan Selection

by on Oct.30, 2010 @ 11:33 pm, under NPB
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The Nippon Ham Fighters announced the 9 candidates in the running for the 2010 Sapporo Dome MVP Award.

They are:

Batting

Uni Player POS G AVG AB H HR RBI BB HBP SH SF SB
3 Kensuke Tanaka INF 58 .382 225 86 2 17 29 0 2 2 19
5 Eiichi Koyano INF 58 .300 230 69 5 37 11 0 2 1 2
26 Yoshio Itoi OF 56 .295 190 56 4 23 34 6 3 0 10
41 Atsunori Inaba OF 54 .276 199 55 5 30 18 3 0 3 1
6 Sho Nakata INF 28 .190 84 16 6 11 7 0 0 1 0

Pitching

Uni Player Pos G IP CG W L HLD Sv SO ERA
25 Naoki Miyanishi P 25 21.1 0 0 1 9 1 16 0.42
11 Yu Darvish P 12 98.0 5 7 4 0 0 112 1.84
22 Yoshinori Tateyama P 21 20.2 0 0 1 8 3 21 0.87
38 Masaru Takeda P 10 70.0 1 5 3 0 0 44 2.06

* stats are from games played at Sapporo Dome this past season (58 games).

Fans can place one vote for one of the nine candidates above between 10/27 and 11/16.  Results will be posted to the Sapporo Dome website on 11/19.

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