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Lotte: Kazuya Fukuura gets a 3-year extension

by on Dec.21, 2010 @ 8:55 pm, under NPB

Kazuya Fukuura met the Marines front office today and signed a 3-year extension worth a total 300M yen plus incentives.  Fukuura is currently 318 hits away from 2,000 and has a chance to reach the milestone in his third year.

In other team news:

For the second year in a row, Ikuhiro Kiyota will take part in the Marines' first sale of the year at the Marines' Shop at Chiba Marine Stadium on 1/2/2011.

It seems the Chiba Lotte Marines won't have a captain next season, at least that's what Toshiaki Imae thinks.  Tsuyoshi Nishioka was captain for the 2010 season.