Japan's 'Knuckle Princess' coming to Maui

Eri Yoshida
Eri Yoshida

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Baseball fans on Maui have something to be excited about -- a new pitcher is on the way!

Dubbed the "Knuckle Princess," Japan's Eri Yoshida was picked up in a trade by the Na Koa Ikaika on Maui.

The 19-year-old sensation made headlines last summer when she became the first female to play professionally in Japan and in the U.S.

She's set to make her debut on Tuesday.

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