Shohei Ohtani of the Major League Baseball Angels was selected as the American League's July Monthly MVP = Most Valuable Player.

Otani won the award for the second consecutive month following June, and is the first Japanese player to win the award.

The Major League Baseball Organization announced the monthly MVP for July on the 2nd, and Otani of the Angels was selected in the fielder category of the American League.



Otani won the monthly MVP award following June, and is the first Japanese player to win the MVP for the second consecutive month, and the first time in nine years since 2012 through the Major League Baseball.



In July, the All-Star game, which was the first in history to participate in the two-sword style of throwing, attracted a lot of attention, but in the first six games of the second half of the game, the batting average was 10%, 6 minutes, 7 strikeouts, and 14 strikeouts.



Even so, after a break from one game, he got better again and ran fast in the battle for the king of home runs. With 4 stolen bases, the batting average was 20%, 8 minutes and 2 liters.



Also, as a pitcher, he marked 2-0 and an ERA of 1.35.



The two monthly MVP awards are the highest among Japanese players, along with Hideo Nomo and Hideki Irabu, and Otani is the first Japanese player to receive two awards.



In the fielder, Ichiro and Hideki Matsui have been selected once each.

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