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Fukuoka Softbank Hawks pitcher Toshiya Sugiuchi received his first Sawamura Award on Monday after recording 18 wins for the most in both leagues during the regular season.

Japanese baseball officials unanimously selected Sugiuchi as the best starting pitcher in both the Central League and Pacific League, making him the first left-hander from the PL to receive the award.

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