Tomomi Takahashi left an outing against the Nippon Ham Fighters on March 31 after facing just two hitters. He was removed from the game because of discomfort in his left shoulder. He was taken of the active roster on April 1.
Takahashi was examined at a hospital in Tokyo on April 2 and diagnosed with join pain in his left shoulder. He will be re-examined after the inflammation subsides.
Source: Nikkan Sports 4/1/2018