[6/9/2016] Mizuno MVP of the Month Awards for May

Eastern League

Ryuzo Hijii, Lotte
22 G, 26-for-83, 7 HR, 18 RBI, 0 SB, .313 BA

Hijii played in all of his team’s games in May. He homered in three straight games beginning on May 19 and led the league in home runs in May.

Western League

Shota Tomonaga, Chunichi
18 G, 24-for-85, 0 HR, 5 RBI, 0 SB, .324 BA

Tomonaga spent most of his time batting lead-off. He led the league with twenty-four hits (tied) and seventeen runs.

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NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hiroshima 140 86 50 4
Hanshin 135 73 59 3
Yokohama 135 68 63 4
Yomiuri 137 68 66 3
Chunichi 136 58 73 5
Yakult 137 44 91 2
G W L T
Softbank 136 91 45 0
Seibu 137 77 57 3
Rakuten 130 71 57 2
Orix 133 61 71 1
Nippon Ham 133 52 81 0
Lotte 135 49 85 1
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