Steve Randel, Author at Through The Fence Baseball

Steve Randel

Steve "Esteban" Randel is a former player, regional amateur scout in Latin America and current high school coach. He has been an international sports journalist for 42 years, and is the founder and former publisher of "The Latin Athlete" magazine.

Carlos Correa
By Steve Randel On Friday, November 20th, 2015

AL ROY Carlos Correa leads new baseball era in Puerto Rico

Carlos Correa’s career is off to a running start following his AL Rookie of the Year season with the Astros. (Troy Taormina/USA TODAY Sports) Carlos Correa had barely turned 21 when he first experienced a More...

Salvador Perez
By Steve Randel On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Salvador Perez, other Latinos led way in Royals triumph

World Series MVP Salvador Perez leads the cheers during Kansas City’s championship parade. It has always been customary behavior for me to chill out and collect my thoughts at the conclusion of the World More...

By Steve Randel On Saturday, October 17th, 2015

Latin Link: LCS scenarios favor New York, Kansas City

Edinson Volquez sparked the Royals to a shutout victory in game one of the ALCS. (Getty Images) I must admit I was a bit surprised when the New York Mets and Chicago Cubs became the final twosome to compete for More...

Roberto Osuna
By Steve Randel On Sunday, September 27th, 2015

Roberto Osuna could be key to Blue Jays postseason success

Toronto needs rookie closer Roberto Osuna to finish strong in the postseason. Perhaps the most widely quoted cliche of the late, great Yogi Berra was, “It ain’t over ’til it’s over.” More...

Wilmer Flores
By Steve Randel On Monday, September 14th, 2015

Latin Link: Wilmer Flores, Jaime Garcia and playoff predictions

Wilmer Flores has been all smiles for New York Mets fans since the trade deadline. When I went to confession the other day, I revealed to the priest I had wrongfully slighted a major league player with with some More...

Little League World Series
By Steve Randel On Monday, August 31st, 2015

Little League World Series: High drama, record crowds, same result

Members of team Japan pose with the championship banner after their 18-11 win over Pennsylvania during the Little League World Series Championship game Sunday. (Rob Carr/Getty Images) August best symbolizes the More...

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