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[10/21/2015] 2015 Tokyo Dome MVP: Miles Mikolas

by on Oct.21, 2015 @ 6:25 pm, under NPB
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The 2015 Tokyo Dome Award went to Miles Mikolas. Mikolas went 7-1 with a 1.49 ERA and 0.77 WHIP in nine starts at Tokyo Dome. He tossed three complete games, including one shutout.

Two other players were also recognized for their performances at Tokyo Dome this year:

  • Tokyo Dome MVP Fighting Spirit Award - Soichiro Tateoka went 47-for-138 with eleven stolen bases in forty games at Tokyo Dome.
  • Tokyo Dome MVP Special Rookie Award - Hayato Takagi was 6-4 with a 2.27 ERA and 1.19 WHIP in fourteen starts at Tokyo Dome.

Source: official announcementofficial announcement

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[10/22/2014] 2014 Tokyo Dome MVP: Tomoyuki Sugano

by on Oct.22, 2014 @ 5:01 pm, under NPB
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The 2014 Tokyo Dome Award went to Tomoyuki Sugano. Sugano went 5-1 with two complete games and an ERA of 2.34 while pitching at Tokyo Dome this year.

Tatsunori Hara was presented the Tokyo Dome Special Award for his part in successfully guiding the team to a first place finish during the team's 80th anniversary season. The Yomiuri Giants went 38-24-1 in sixty-three games at Tokyo Dome this year.

Source: official announcement, official announcement

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2013 Tokyo Dome MVP Award goes to Kentaro Nishimura

by on Oct.23, 2013 @ 7:07 pm, under NPB
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Tokyo Dome announced today that Kentaro Nishimura was the recipient of their 2013 Tokyo Dome MVP.  The Special Tokyo Dome MVP Award went to rookie Tomoyuki Sugano.

The Giants played sixty-four games at Tokyo Dome this year.  Nishimura appeared in thirty-three Tokyo Dome games and went 4-1 with seventeen saves and a 0.52 ERA over 34.2 innings of work.  Sugano pitched in twelve games and went 5-2 with a 2.72 ERA over 82.2 innings.

Source: official announcement, official announcement

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2012 Tokyo Dome MVP Award and Tokyo Dome MVP Special Award winners announced

by on Nov.05, 2012 @ 6:08 pm, under NPB
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The winners for the 2012 Tokyo Dome MVP Award and the Tokyo Dome MVP Special Award were announced today.

Shinnosuke Abe won the Tokyo Dome MVP Award for the second year in a row.  He played in sixty games at Tokyo Dome this year and went 68-for-191 with 12 home runs and 49 RBI.

Tetsuya Yamaguchi was chosen for the Tokyo Dome MVP Special Award.  He appeared in thirty-eight Tokyo Dome games and went 3-1 with two saves and a 0.91 ERA over 39.2 innings of work.

Source: official announcement, Sponichi 11/5/2012

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Tokyo Dome MVP and Tokyo Dome Special Rookie Award Winners

by on Nov.22, 2011 @ 2:26 pm, under NPB
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Shinnosuke Abe was selected as this year's Tokyo Dome MVP.  Over 63 games at the Dome, Abe batted .312 (58-for-186), hit 13 homers, and drove in 37 RBI.  Abe will receive a plaque and 3M yen.

The 2011 Tokyo Dome Special Rookie Award was give to 23-year-old Hirokazu Sawamura.  While Sawamura was only 5-6 at the Dome, he did post a 2.39 ERA / 1.05 WHIP over 94.1 innings of work.  Sawamura will get a plaque and 1M yen.

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2010 Tokyo Dome MVP

by on Oct.26, 2010 @ 10:57 pm, under NPB
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Alex Ramirez was presented with the 2010 Tokyo Dome MVP award today (3M yen award).  Ramirez finished the year with a 83 hits, 63 RBI, 23 home runs, and a 331 batting average at Tokyo Dome this year.

Hisayoshi Chono was presented with the 2010 Special Rookie Award (1M yen award).  Chono batted .282 with 57 hits, 19 RBI, and 6 homers at Tokyo Dome.

Yomiuri Online has video from the award ceremony.

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