In 2016, the premier pitcher in the Lake League was Yoshiaki Fujimura. The Montreal starter is this year’s recipient of the Sandy Koufax Award.
The Sandy Koufax Award is named after one of the top MLB pitchers who himself was a four-time winner of a best pitcher award.
He went 13-2 in 17 starts with 112 strikeouts in 125.1 innings and an impressive 2.30 ERA.
Judson Martel of the Boston Brawlers finished second in voting, while Bill Henson of the Montreal Metros finished third.