Eri Yoshida made a 1 inning appearance against the Akashi Red Soldiers on Friday in the 9th with the score tied 2-2. She struggled with her control and hit two batters and at one point had runners on first and third with 2 out. But a wild pitch allowed the runner at third to score, giving the Red Soldiers a 3-2 lead. She struck out the 5th batter she faced with a her patented knuckleball and has now a struck out a batter in each of her three appearances.
2009 stats: 0-1, 1.2 IP, 8 BF, 3 K, BB, 2 HBP, 1 WP, 1 R
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