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.