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Yu Darvish
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The former owner of Albuquerque, New Mexico’s Cross Country Auto Sales, Randy Eastburg founded Valley Ridge Roofing and Construction in 2010. He has since expanded the business’ portfolio to generate over $6 million in sales per year. Outside of his professional responsibilities, Randy Eastburg enjoys attending Texas Rangers games.

For the past four-and-a-half seasons, Yu Darvish has been one of the Rangers’ best pitchers. The four-time All-Star has a career win-loss record of 52-39 with the team, as well as a 3.45 earned run average (ERA) and 960 strikeouts through 808 and two-thirds innings. However, with the team out of the playoff race in 2017, Rangers management opted to deal the 31-year-old native of Japan to the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for minor league prospects Willie Calhoun, A.J. Alexy, and Brendon Davis.

A second baseman and outfielder, Calhoun was drafted by the Dodgers in the fourth round of the 2015 MLB Amateur Draft. He has a career minor league batting average of .285 as well as 70 home runs and 235 runs batted in (RBI). Alexy is a 19-year-old right-handed pitcher who was selected by the Dodgers in the 11th round of the 2016 draft. Davis, meanwhile, is a 20-year-old infielder who has a career .238 batting average through 258 minor league games.v