On November 25, 2016 — 2016 – The Best Nine awards for 2016 are announced. The most notable selection is Shohei Otani of the Nippon Ham Fighters being named the top pitcher and the top DH in the Pacific League for his incredible two-way season, hitting .322/.416/.588 while going 10-4 with a 1.86 ERA.

 


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