Born: May 18, 1989|
|Representing Puerto Rico|
|World Baseball Classic|
|2013 San Francisco||Team|
Fontanez attended Oviedo High School in Oviedo, Florida, and the University of South Florida, where he played college baseball for the South Florida Bulls baseball team. The New York Mets selected Fontanez in the 27th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft.
Fontanez pitched for the Puerto Rican national baseball team in the 2013 World Baseball Classic. At the 2014 Winter Meetings, the Los Angeles Dodgers selected Fontanez in the Class AAA phase of the Rule 5 draft. He appeared in 23 games across three minor league levels for the Dodgers organization in 2015 and was 3–7 with a 5.37 ERA (making 11 starts). He was released by the Dodgers in January 2016.
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- "Dominican Republic Puerto Rico World Baseball Classic – Chicago Tribune". Articles.chicagotribune.com. March 16, 2013. Retrieved November 14, 2013.
- "Randy Fontanez Register Statistics & History". Baseball Reference.
- Eddy, Matt (January 18, 2016). "Minor League Transactions: Jan. 8-14". Baseball America.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)