[4/26/2016] Takayuki Kishi to miss one to two months

Takayuki Kishi was pulled partway through the third inning against Rakuten on April 24 because of discomfort in his right leg. He was examined at a hospital in Tokyo on April 25 and diagnosed with a right adductor injury that will require about a month for a full recovery.

Source: Daily Sports 4/26/2016

[UPDATE 4/27 @ 11:28pm]

Kishi will need at least one month for a full recovery. The Lions do not want to rush him and could give him an extra month. They might be looking at a return some time around the end of Inter-league play.

Source: Sponichi 4/27/2016

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