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.

Could Jorge De La Rosa be on his way to Baltimore as the trade deadline approaches? (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
By Steve Randel On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Latinos likely to be moved prior to trade deadline

Could Jorge De La Rosa be on his way to Baltimore as the trade deadline approaches? (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) Residing on the Pacific coast, it’s easy for me to see how Latinos continue to play key More...

By Steve Randel On Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Dermis Garcia, Latino teens bank big bucks as free agents

The Yankees are hoping Dermis Garcia is the next “Derek Jeter.” Perhaps searching for Derek Jeter’s future replacement, the New York Yankees selected five shortstops in the annual shopping spree More...

Milwaukee Brewers
By Steve Randel On Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Milwaukee Brewers: contenders or pretenders?

Carlos Gomez and Aramis Ramirez have plenty to celebrate this season. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) Back in March, various TTFB writers posted previews on all 30 MLB teams for the current season. One of the clubs More...

Tony Gwynn
By Steve Randel On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Thanks for the wonderful ride, Tony Gwynn

Fans leave tokens of gratitude at the base of the Tony Gwynn statue outside of Petco Park in San Diego. (photo courtesy of the San Diego Chargers) The shocking news that blind-sided the baseball community from coast More...

By Steve Randel On Monday, June 9th, 2014

Is maturing Yasiel Puig best player in NL?

Is it too soon to call Yasiel Puig the best player in the NL? (Getty Images) Legendary Los Angeles Dodger broadcaster Vin Scully calls him “the wild horse,” basically because he plays the game with More...

Gregory Polanco
By Steve Randel On Friday, May 30th, 2014

Gregory Polanco vs. Oscar Taveras: Who is the better player?

Gregory Polanco and Oscar Tavares are on the verge of something big. Both prospects are from the Dominican Republic, play the outfield and swing from the left side of the plate. One is 22 years old and the other More...

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