[10/18/2016] 2016 Battery Awards

2016 Battery Awards

Central League

  • Yusuke Nomura (first time) – Yoshiyuki Ishihara (third time), Hiroshima Carp

Pacific League

  • Ayumu Ishikawa (first time) – Tatsuhiro Tamura (first time), Chiba Lotte Marines

Source: Daily Sports 10/18/2016, Sponichi 10/18/2016

[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

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