Nelson Okamura of the Central Rays was named the February 2019 MABL Player of the Month, receiving 47% of the 139 votes cast online. Kalei Hendershot of the Makena Royals (27%) and Joseph McFarlin of the La Perouse Pirates (14%) were the next highest vote-getters. During the first month of the season, Okamura set the table for the Rays offense, scoring 10 runs over the course of two games, while hitting .400 with a .538 on-base percentage. Currently in his 9th season with the Rays, the career .318 hitter was recently recognized for playing in his 100th MABL game during the Summer 2018 season.
In recognition of his achievement, Okamura will receive an MABL t-shirt. Check back in a few weeks to help select the POTM for March.