• Kyodo


The Hiroshima Carp’s command of this year’s Central League’s Player of the Month Awards continued on Tuesday, when Rainel Rosario was named the winner for September.

Right-handed starter Shun Yamaguchi of the Yokohama BayStars was the CL’s pitcher of the month, while the Pacific League awards went to Tohoku Rakuten infielder Ginji Akaminai and Orix Buffaloes ace Chihiro Kaneko, who also won in August.

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