Japan Leaders

For all practical purposes the NPB season is over. There are a few more games to play to get everyone to 144 but the playoff teams have been decided and the offensive and pitching leaders have also been decided. Below are the league leaders in various categories for the Pacific and Central Leagie.

Central League

Homerun - Alex Guerrero (Chunichi Dragons) - 35
Average - Toshiro Maru (Yokohama Bay Stars) - .323
RBIs - Jose Lopez (Yokohama Bay Stars) - 105
Stolen Bases - Kosuke Tanaka (Hiroshima Carp) - 35

Most Wins - Tomoyuki Sugano (Yomiuri Giants) - 17
ERA - Tomoyuki Sugano (Yomiuri Giants) - 1.59
Strikeouts - Miles Mikolas (Yomiuri Giants) - 187
Saves - Rafael Dolis (Hanshin Tigers) - 37

Pacific League

Homeruns - Alfredo Despaigne (Softbank Hawks) - 35
Average - Shogo Akiyama (Seibu Lions) - .322
RBIs - Alfredo Despaigne (Softbank Hawks) - 103
Stolen Bases - Haruki Nishikawa (Nippon Ham Fighters) - 39

Wins - Nao Higashihama (Softbank Hawks) 16
Yusei Kikuchi (Seibu Lions) - 16
ERA - Yusei Kikuchi (Seibu Lions) - 1.97
Strikeouts - Takahiro Norimoto (Rakuten Eagles) - 222
Saves - Dennis Sarfate (Softbank Hawks) - 54

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