2016 Battery Awards
[UPDATE 10/19 @ 8:54am]
It was down to Ishikawa-Tamura and Shohei Otani-Shota Ono in the Pacific League. Six votes went to Ishikawa-Tamura and four to Otani-Ono.
In the Central League, it was Nomura-Ishihara and Shota Nakazaki-Ishihara. Kris Johnson’s name was also brought up. Eight votes went to Nomura-Ishihara.
Selection Committee: Isao Harimoto, Michiyo Arito, Koichi Tabuchi, Osamu Higashio, Kiyoshi Nakahata, Kazuhiko Ushijima, Sadaaki Yoshimura, Hiromi Makihara, Kenjiro Nomura, and Kazuhisa Ishii.
Source: Sponichi 10/19/2016