Has anyone in baseball received more attention this spring training despite barley pitching nine innings than Yu Darvish? Not really.
That is just how his life is and I'm sure Darvish has prepared himself for it. He has all the tools to be a great pitcher in this league; it's just up to him to put aside the distractions and do what he does best.
I think his talent is only one reason why he will be a big star in Texas. Here are some other reasons why Darvish will put his name beside the other big names in the Texas sports landscape.