2013 Pacific League Most Valuable Player Award

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The 2013 Pacific League Most Valuable Player Award went to Masahiro Tanaka of the Rakuten Golden Eagles in a unanimous vote, as Tanaka had gone 24-0 with a 1.27 ERA; no one else had ever led one of Japan's top leagues in wins without losing a game.

Voting Results[edit]

 Name, Team, Position  1st Place/2nd Place/3rd Place votes  Total vote pts
  1. Masahiro Tanaka, Rakuten Golden Eagles, P 233/0/0 1,165
  2. Yuya Hasegawa, Softbank Hawks, OF 0/26/28 106
  3. Casey McGehee, Rakuten Golden Eagles, 3B 0/27/19 100
  4. Takahiro Norimoto, Rakuten Golden Eagles, P 0/25/10 85
  5. Hideto Asamura, Seibu Lions, 1B 0/17/29 80
  6. Motohiro Shima, Rakuten Golden Eagles, C 0/15/6 51
  7. Andruw Jones, Rakuten Golden Eagles, DH 0/14/6 48
  8. Chihiro Kaneko, Orix Buffaloes, P 0/9/16 43
  9. Ginji Akaminai, Rakuten Golden Eagles, 1B 0/10/10 40
  10. Kazuya Fujita, Rakuten Golden Eagles, 2B 0/1/1 4
  11. Toshiaki Imae, Chiba Lotte Marines, 3B 0/1/1 4
  12. Tadahito Iguchi, Chiba Lotte Marines, 1B 0/0/2 4
  13. Shohei Otani, Nippon Ham Fighters, OF-P 0/0/2 2
  14. Naoya Masuda, Chiba Lotte Marines, P 0/0/1 1
  15. Tadashi Settsu, Softbank Hawks, P, 0/0/1 1
  16. Dai-Kang Yoh, Nippon Ham Fighters, OF 0/0/1 1

88 voters did not pick any second-place finisher; 100 did not vote for third place