Kazuya Fukuura was taken off the active roster today with tightness in the back of his right thigh. He developed the tightness while running out a grounder to third in the fourth inning of yesterday’s (May 20) game against the Rakuten Eagles. His condition is not considered serious, but the Chiba Lotte Marines decided to take him off the active roster because he has had leg problems in the past and they were concerned he might aggravate the hamstring.0 Comments
The Chiba Lotte Marines are planning to offer Tadahito Iguchi (41) and Kazuya Fukuura (40) contracts for the 2017 season. Iguchi recorded his 1,000th NPB RBI on September 1 and Fukuura is seventy-three hits shy of 2,000.
Source: Sports Hochi 9/6/20160 Comments
Forty-one-year-old Tadahito Iguchi and forty-year-old Kazuya Fukuura are planning to continue playing next year. Chiba Lotte Marine officials are expected to talk to both players once the season ends.
Source: Nikkan Sports 9/1/20160 Comments
Kazuya Fukuura developed tightness in the right side of his back while playing defense in the second inning of a game against the Rakuten Eagles at kobo Stadium on August 18. The tightness began when he twisted his body to catch a ball thrown by Yamaico Navarro. Fukuura remained in the game until he was replaced on defense in the fourth inning. He is considered day-to-day.
Source: Nikkan Sports 8/18/2016
[UPDATE 8/19 @ 7:01pm]
Fukuura was taken off the active roster today with pain in his left side. Lotte decided to take him off the active roster because he may not be able to play for two to three games.0 Comments