Toru Hosokawa developed pain in his left calf during pre-game practices on April 29. He was taken off the active roster today and will be examined at a hospital in Sendai on May 1.
With Motohiro Shima also out, the Rakuten Eagles will most likely go with two catchers (Yuichi Adachi and Tadashi Ishimine) on the active roster for the time being.
[UPDATE 5/1 @ 9:33pm]
The Rakuten Eagles announced today that Hosokawa was examined at a hospital in Sendai and diagnosed with an injury to his left calf. He will most likely need about four weeks for a full recovery.