The article discusses the achievement of the Yokohama DeNA BayStars in achieving three Best Nine awards, the first time in six years. Three players from the team received awards in different positions, with pitcher Katsuki Tou being recognized for his outstanding performance. In addition, Masayuki Miyazaki and Shugo Maki were awarded for their exceptional performances. The article also highlights the awards received by players from other teams in the Central League. The achievements of these players are analyzed, and the hope for future success and awards for the Yokohama DeNA BayStars are emphasized. The article concludes by expressing anticipation for the future performances of the team. Overall, the article discusses the achievements and recognition of players in the baseball league.
On November 27, the Best Nine of the Se（） and Pacific Leagues were announced, and the achievement of the Yokohama DeNA BayStars after 6 years has become a hot topic. This season, the players from the Yokohama DeNA BayStars who won the Best Nine showed remarkable performance in winning titles. So this time, we will explain the achievements of the players who won the Best Nine at the Yokohama DeNA BayStars and the record achieved after 6 years.
Table of Contents
- 1. Receiving Best Nine Awards from 3 Players at Yokohama DeNA BayStars After 6 Years!
- 1.1. Katsuki Higashi won in the pitcher category
- 1.2. Suguru Makishi won in the second baseman category
- 1.3. Toshio Miyazaki won in the third baseman category
- 2. Which other players won awards in other categories of the Central League?
- 3. Summary
Receiving Best Nine Awards from 3 Players at Yokohama DeNA BayStars After 6 Years!
It has been 6 years since 3 players were selected from Yokohama DeNA BayStars. The award received by these 3 players drew great attention as it was the first time since 2017 when Tetsuto Yamada, Toshiro Miyazaki, and Jose Lopez received the award.
These 3 players who won in the Central League were the key players for the team and won titles. As a team, only the Yokohama DeNA BayStars and the Hanshin Tigers produced 3 award-winning players. Let’s keep an eye on whether the Yokohama DeNA BayStars will again have 3 players or more win the Best Nine in the following years.
Katsuki Higashi won in the pitcher category
Katsuki Higashi, who performed as the ace of the Yokohama DeNA BayStars this season, won the Best Nine in the pitcher category. He achieved the title for most wins and highest winning percentage, claiming his first award. Additionally, Higashi also won the Golden Glove Award. While he missed out on the Sawamura Award, it was a disappointing season for him. After undergoing Tommy John surgery and rehabilitation, Higashi has shown significant growth. Let’s keep an eye on his performance as the ace of the Yokohama DeNA BayStars in the upcoming season.
Suguru Makishi won in the second baseman category
Suguru Makishi, who shone as the cleanup hitter for the Yokohama DeNA BayStars this season, won the Best Nine in the second baseman category. Makishi won the titles of RBI leader and most hits, experiencing an unprecedentedly eventful year.
Toshio Miyazaki won in the third baseman category
Toshio Miyazaki, who is full of hitting talent, was selected in the third baseman category at the Best Nine. Miyazaki won the title of batting champion for the second time. His outstanding performance earned him his third Best Nine award in 5 years.
Which other players won awards in other categories of the Central League?
The players from teams other than Yokohama DeNA BayStars who received the Best Nine award in the Central League are as follows: catcher category: Takashi Oshiro of the Yomiuri Giants, first baseman category: Yusuke Oyama of the Hanshin Tigers, shortstop category: Seiya Nakane of the Chunichi Dragons, outfielder category: Kojiaro Shimamoto of the Hanshin Tigers, Ryo Ryuma Nishikawa of the Hiroshima Carp, and Yuuki Okabayashi of the Chunichi Dragons.
Similarly to the Yokohama DeNA BayStars, 3 players were selected from the Hanshin Tigers. Many players who received the Best Nine award this time have been key players and title winners for their respective teams. Let’s keep an eye on whether the Yokohama DeNA BayStars will have 3 or more players awarded the Best Nine in the upcoming season.
This time, we explained the achievement that the Yokohama DeNA BayStars accomplished after 6 years. The Yokohama DeNA BayStars accomplished 3 players winning the Best Nine for the first time since 2017. Katsuki Higashi, who performed as the ace pitcher this season, Suguru Makishi with powerful batting, and Toshio Miyazaki with a high batting sense.