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

Eastern League

Toshitake Yokoo, Nippon Ham
19 G, 25-for-68, 6 HR, 16 RBI, 0 SB, .368 BA

Yokoo did not miss any games in August and batted third most of the time. He led the league in home runs and his twenty-five hits and sixteen RBI were tied for most in the league.

Western League

Takeru Furumoto, Chunichi
16 G, 17-for-52, 3 HR, 16 RBI, 0 SB, .327 BA

Furumoto played in every game in August. He led the league in batting average with runners in scoring position (.692) and finished tied for first in RBI.

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NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hiroshima 87 54 31 2
Hanshin 83 45 38 0
Yokohama 86 44 39 3
Yomiuri 86 40 45 1
Chunichi 88 39 46 3
Yakult 86 28 56 2
G W L T
Rakuten 79 53 25 1
Softbank 87 57 30 0
Seibu 83 44 37 2
Orix 83 38 44 1
Nippon Ham 86 32 54 0
Lotte 84 27 56 1
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