Seiya Suzuki tops Premier12 2019 individual stats

Seiya Suzuki tops Premier12 2019 individual stats
18/11/2019
The Samurai Japan right fielder earned five individual titles: batting average, runs batted in, runs scored, slugging and on-base

Seiya Suzuki had an impressive offensive performance during the Premier12 2019, leading five individual stats after the end of the Super Round. The Japanese right fielder was the leader in batting average, runs batted in, runs scored, slugging and on-base, and earned the MVP of the tournament award. You can see all the individual stats here.

Suzuki batted .478 in seven games with 12 RBI and 9 runs scored, leading the three categories. He connected 11 hits in 23 at-bats, with 2 doubles, 2 triples and 3 homers. He also led the tournament in slugging percentage (1.130) and on-base percentage (.567).

In the pitching side, Chinese Taipei starter Chang Yi led the tournament in wins and ERA. Chang pitched 13.2 episodes, winning 2 games. He didn’t allow a single run in the tournament. He pitched 7 innings against Venezuela in the Opening Round and earned the win that sent Chinese Taipei to the Super Round. Then he shutout Korea by 6.2 innings to earn the win. He fanned a total of 10 opponents during the tournament. Hiroshi Kaino (JPN), Yudai Ono (JPN) and Hyeonjong Yang (KOR) also collected two wins, but with more earned runs or less innings pitched.

USA right fielder Brent Rooker was the home run king of the Premier12, with 3. He tied with Suzuki and Mexican outfielder Jonathan Jones, but he needed only 17 at-bats, while the Japanese had 23 and the Mexican 26.

Other two individual stats were led Japanese players. Specialist pinch runner Ukyo Shuto stole 4 bases for his team to lead the tournament. Finally, the outstanding defensive player of the tournament was Ryohsuke Kikuchi.