Hisanori Yasuda, Lotte
17 G, 23-for-65, 2 HR, 16 RBI, 1 SB, .354 BA
Yasuda played in all seventeen of his team’s games in July and recorded six multi-hit games. His twenty-three hits and sixteen RBI were good for second (tied) in the league.
Yutaro Itayama, Hanshin
13 G, 15-for-39, 3 HR, 9 RBI, 2 SB .385 BA
Itayama played in thirteen of his team’s fourteen games in July. He led the league in hitting (.385), slugging percentage (.718), and on base percentage (.500).
Source: NPB 8/10/2018