Sapporo Dome announced that this year’s Sapporo Dome MVP will go to Naoyuki Uwasawa. He was selected because:
- he received 430 of 1,892 online fan votes;
- he led the Fighters with eleven wins and recorded the first double-digit win season of his career;
- he was a solid presence in the starting rotation.
Source: Sapporo Dome 11/22/2018, Nippon Ham 11/22/2018