Two former teammates won the top prizes at theAwards in Tokyo on Nov. 20, with Softbank’s Dennis Sarfate named Pacific League MVP and the Carp’s Yoshihiro Maru winning in the Central League.
"I never expected it," Sarfate said. For his part, Maruhis win a newfound . "I used to be the type of player who had a lot of ups and downs," he said.
The two MVPs were teammates in Hiroshima in 2011 and 2012, before Sarfate left the team. (The Japan Times)
The Japan Times ST: December 1, 2017