• Kyodo


Yokohama BayStars right-hander Shun Yamaguchi and Hiroshima Carp second baseman Ryosuke Kikuchi won the monthly MVP awards for pitchers and position players, respectively, in the Central League for the month of June, it was announced on Tuesday.

The Pacific League monthly MVPs went to Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles right-hander Takahiro Norimoto and Fukuoka Softbank Hawks first baseman Lee Dae-ho.

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