[6/19/2016] BC League: Ishikawa Million Stars take first in Advance West

The Ishikawa Million Stars clinched first place in the Advance West division for the first-half of the season with a 4-3 victory of the Toyama GRN Thunderbirds. Below are the final standings for the Future East and Advance West divisions.

Future East

  Team G W L T WPCT GB RS RA HR SB AVG
1 Gunma Diamond Pegasus 36 19 16 1 0.543 167 157 25 12 .269
2 Fukushima Hopes 36 17 18 1 0.486 2.0 175 195 21 32 .258
3 Niigata Albirex BC 36 16 17 3 0.485 0.0 187 182 17 55 .260
4 Musashi Heat Bears 36 12 22 2 0.353 4.5 152 216 6 45 .246

Advance West

  Team G W L T WPCT GB RS RA HR SB AVG
1 Ishikawa Million Stars 36 20 12 4 0.625 167 166 17 28 .266
2 Fukui Miracle Elephants 36 20 14 2 0.588 1.0 192 142 18 62 .275
3 Shinano Grandserows 36 16 17 3 0.485 3.5 153 129 16 27 .266
4 Toyama GRN Thunderbirds 36 12 21 3 0.364 4.0 148 180 8 34 .254

The second-half of the season will begin on June 24.

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MVP of the Month Awards

April

  • Pitching = Keita Nakanishi (Niigata) – 4 G, 4-0, 26.2 IP, 1.01 ERA, 18 SO
  • Hitting = Darryl George (Niigata) – 15-for-38, .395 AVG, 1 HR, 17 RBI, 6 SB

May

  • Pitching = Yoshizumi Yasue (Ishikawa) – 5 G, 4-1, 37.2 IP, 0.96 ERA, 23 SO
  • Hitting = Audy Ciriaco (Ishikawa) – 29-for-70, .414 AVG, 4 HR, 15 RBI

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