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.

Omar Vizquel
By Steve Randel On Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Latin Link: Omar Vizquel waits to manage; Kendrys Morales waits to play

Omar Vizquel looks forward to managing at the major league level. (Mark Cunningham/Getty Images) It’s too early to tell which big league managers could be on the hot seat and lose their job this season. But More...

Jose Fernandez
By Steve Randel On Monday, April 7th, 2014

Top 10 young Latinos likely to shine this season

Jose Fernandez has given Miami Marlins fans something to smile about. (Robert Duyos / Sun Sentinel) I’ll start with Miguel Cabrera, baseball’s premier slugger, and Yadier Molina, arguably the game’s More...

Jesse Chavez
By Steve Randel On Monday, March 24th, 2014

Jesse Chavez, Yordano Ventura grateful for their new gigs

Jesse Chavez slides into the A’s rotation after a recent rash of injuries to Oakland starters. (Steven Bisig/USA TODAY Sports) Two new faces have emerged from spring training in important roles for their More...

Milwaukee Brewers preview
By Steve Randel On Thursday, March 20th, 2014
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Milwaukee Brewers preview: Competitive, entertaining and future-focused

Will Ryan Braun restore his reputation and lead the Brewers back to respectability? (Jeff Hanisch/USA TODAY Sports) Probably the most important thing the Milwaukee Brewers will have to endure in 2014, at least for More...

San Diego Padres preview
By Steve Randel On Monday, March 10th, 2014

San Diego Padres preview: Young club craves its own identity

Andrew Cashner (left) and Josh Johnson (right) could deliver a formidable one-two punch for the Padres this season. (Earnie Grafton / UT San Diego) It seems like an eternity since the San Diego Padres were contenders More...

Manny Banuelos
By Steve Randel On Monday, February 24th, 2014

Manny Banuelos return excites Yankees brass

Manny Banuelos is looking to make the most of his opportunities this spring. With all the hype in New York surrounding the blockbuster acquisition of Masahiro Tanaka, plus the return of Michael Pineda, it’s More...

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