CHICO, California (AP) – Japan’s Eri Yoshida has become the first woman to pitch professionally in the United States in a decade, showing Saturday
Japanese female pitcher joins men’s team in U.S.
Eri Yoshida, an 18-year-old pitcher who played pro baseball in Japan last year, signed with the Chico Outlaws of the Golden Baseball League. The team said she will report to spring training next month.
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The University of Washington football team won five games under first-year head coach Steve Sarkisian after the team went winless in the previous year. The University of Washington men’s basketball team won the Pac-10 Championship, and the Seattle University men’s team moved up to Division I. In its inaugural season, the Sounders FC reached the Major League Soccer playoffs.