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Knuckleball pitcher Eri Yoshida, of Japan, reacts after she was introduced as a member of the Chico Outlaws at a minor league baseball news conference at Chico Sports Club in Chico, Calif., on Friday. The news conference came less than two weeks after Yoshida graduated from high school and only a few hours after she landed in San Francisco following a flight from Tokyo.

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Japanese female knuckleballer arrives in America, signs with Calif. minor-league team

Eri Yoshida is ready to start playing -- and throwing her unique knuckle ball -- with the Chico Outlaws.


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