2018 Pacific League Most Valuable Player Award

From BR Bullpen

(Redirected from 2018 Pacific League MVP)

The 2018 Pacific League Most Valuable Player Award was a close battle between Seibu Lions infielders Hotaka Yamakawa (.281/.396/.590, 47 HR, 115 R, 124 RBI) and Hideto Asamura (.310/.383/.527, 32 HR, 104 R, 127 RBI), with first baseman Yamakawa beating out second baseman Asamura.

Voting Results[edit]

Name, Team, Position 1st Place/2nd Place/3rd Place votes Total vote pts

  1. Hotaka Yamakawa, Seibu Lions, 1B 148/77/20 991
  2. Hideto Asamura, Seibu, 2B 81/107/24 750
  3. Shogo Akiyama, Seibu, OF 11/21/73 191
  4. Yuki Yanagita, Softbank Hawks, OF 14/21/43 176
  5. Yusei Kikuchi, Seibu, P 2/15/43 98
  6. Shinsaburo Tawata, Seibu, P 0/6/19 37
  7. Sosuke Genda, Seibu, SS 1/0/2 7
  8. Masataka Yoshida, Orix BlueWave, OF 1/0/0 5
  9. Daiki Enokida, Seibu, P 0/1/1 4
  10. Takahiro Norimoto, Rakuten Golden Eagles, P 0/1/1 4
  11. Tomoya Mori, Seibu, C 0/0/3 3
  12. Naoki Miyanishi, Nippon Ham Fighters, P 0/1/0 3
  13. Takayuki Kishi, Rakuten, P 0/0/3 3
  14. Yuito Mori, Softbank, P 0/0/1

8 voters did not pick any second-place finisher; 25 did not vote for third place