[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 143 88 51 4
Hanshin 143 78 61 4
Yokohama 143 73 65 5
Yomiuri 143 72 68 3
Chunichi 143 59 79 5
Yakult 143 45 96 2
G W L T
Softbank 143 94 49 0
Seibu 143 79 61 3
Rakuten 143 77 63 3
Orix 143 63 79 1
Nippon Ham 143 60 83 0
Lotte 143 54 87 2
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