From BR Bullpen
- Shohei Otani wins the 2016 Pacific League MVP and Takahiro Arai is voted the 2016 Central League MVP. Shun Takayama (pictured) is named the 2016 Central League Rookie of the Year while Hirotoshi Takanashi wins the 2016 Pacific League Rookie of the Year.
- Mike Trout wins the American League Most Valuable Player Award for the second time while Kris Bryant is the winner in the National League.
- Hideki Kuriyama wins the Matsutaro Shoriki Award.
- Max Scherzer of Washington becomes the 6th pitcher to win the Cy Young Award in both leagues when he his honored in the National League, while in the American League, Boston's Rick Porcello wins the award in a very close vote.
- The Manager of the Year Award is handed out in the two major leagues; rookie skipper Dave Roberts of the Dodgers is the winner in the National League, while Terry Francona of the Indians is a second-time winner in the American League.