As reported earlier, Eri Yoshida signed a contract with the Na Koa Ikaika Maui. But she has yet to suit up for Maui. According to The Maui News' Robert Collias, Maui is still working out the details on Yoshida's contract.
A snip from the article that was posted on 7/9:
Na Koa vice president Bob Elder said during the fifth inning of Friday's game against the Calgary Vipers that North American League commissioner Kevin Outcalt and Maui owner Bob Young had just gotten off the phone discussing a contract for the woman nicknamed the "Knuckle Princess," and her arrival on the Valley Isle.
"She won't be here (today), but it's just a matter of working out a couple of things," Elder said. "We apologize for the inconvenience."
Elder said Yoshida should be on Maui in the next few days.
The team announced last week it had agreed to terms with Yoshida, and that she was scheduled to start today and July 16 at Maehara Stadium.
"I don't really know when she is going to show up because I think they had some problems in the negotiations, so as far as I know right now I don't know when she is coming," Maui manager Garry Templeton said earlier Friday.
She also made another start for Samurai All Japan on 7/10:
vs San Diego Waves - Yoshida gave up 6 runs over 3 innings of work. She struggled with her control and walked 8 and hit 2 batters. She also gave up 3 hits, including a 2-run homer in the 1st inning.