Yuji Nishino hurt his left elbow when he fell while trying to fielding a bunt during a game against Softbank at QVC Marine on May 29. The Chiba Lotte Marines announced today that he was examined at a hospital in Tokyo on May 30 and diagnosed with a left elbow bone contusion. He will need about a week for a full recovery.
The Marines are not planning to take Nishino off the active roster. He is considered day-to-day.