=== 11:53pm JST
...Yasutaka Hattori threw 44 pitches during BP on Saturday -- he tossed 22 pitches to Tadahito Iguchi and 20 pitches to Saburo. He held both batters to just 2 could-be hits.
...The Marines have a submitted a proposal to the city of Chiba on how to pay for new turf at Chiba Marine Stadium.
Under the proposed agreement, the team would pay out about 500M yen to cover most of the costs. The city of Chiba would then have a number of years to pay the team back.
=== 2/6/2010 5:37pm JST
...The Chiba Lotte Marines hung their flag half-mast in honor of Hiroyuki Oze.