[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 137 84 49 4
Hanshin 133 72 58 3
Yokohama 133 66 63 4
Yomiuri 134 67 64 3
Chunichi 134 57 72 5
Yakult 135 44 89 2
G W L T
Softbank 134 90 44 0
Seibu 135 75 57 3
Rakuten 128 70 56 2
Orix 131 61 69 1
Nippon Ham 131 51 80 0
Lotte 133 48 84 1
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