Current Roster

Randy Santiesteban

Position: IF
Height: 6' 1"   Weight: 195 lbs
College Experience: Peru State College (NE)
Bats: R
Throws: R

Re-signed with Gary Jan. 9
Slashed .255/.321/.443/.764 with 50 runs, 69 hits, 20 doubles, two triples, nine home runs, 31 extra-base hits, 40 RBIs, eight hit by pitches and three sacrifice flies in 74 games with Gary
Posted a career-high 74 games, 303 plate appearances, 271 at-bats, 50 runs, 69 hits, 20 doubles, nine home runs, 31 extra-base hits, 120 total bases, eight hit by pitches, a .443 slugging percentage and a .764 OPS
Finished with a team-high 20 doubles, 31 extra-base hits, eight hit by pitches and 11 multi-run games 
Tied for the team-lead with nine home runs
Had a personal-best 24-game on-base streak from the end of the 2017 season through 5/31 vs. Chicago
Hit the only grand slam of the season and the first RailCats grand slam in exactly two years on the eighth pitch of the at-bat with two outs in the top of the fifth on 8/21 in game two of a doubleheader against Chicago
Recorded the first multi-home run game of his professional baseball career on 9/1 vs. Kansas City
Went 4-for-12 with a run, a double, two RBIs, and a walk in the American Association North Division Series
Re-signed with Gary on May 10
Slashed .257/.339/.381/.720 with 22 runs, 54 hits, 16 doubles, two triples, two home runs, 20 extra-base hits, 25 RBIs, four hit by pitches, four stolen bases and four sacrifice flies in 67 games with Gary
Posted a career-high .257 batting average, .339 on-base percentage, four stolen bases and four sacrifice flies 
Recorded a pinch-hit double on 5/21 in game one of a doubleheader against St. Paul
Hit his first home run of the season on 6/17 against Lincoln
Reached base in the last 18 games (includes the postseason)
Went 1-for-3 in the American Association Semifinals 
Began his professional career with the Sonoma Stompers of the Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs following his senior season at Peru State College
Slashed .301/.402/.441/.843 with 20 runs, 28 hits, four doubles, three home runs, seven extra-base hits, 24 RBIs, two hit by pitches, one stolen base and two sacrifice flies in 25 games with Sonoma before having his contract purchased by Gary on June 1
Slashed .207/.258/.328/.586 with nine runs, 12 hits, two doubles, one triple, one home run, four extra-base hits, three RBIs, three hit by pitches and a stolen base over 30 games in two separate stints with Gary
Recorded his first American Association hit on 6/2 vs. Kansas City
Four-year starter at Peru State College from 2012-2015
Selected by the Atlanta Braves in the 40th round of the 2014 MLB Draft out of Peru State College but didn’t sign
Named an NAIA Preseason All-American as a senior at Peru State in 2015
Slashed .431/.486/.723/1.209 with 62 runs, 84 hits, 20 doubles, two triples, 11 home runs, 48 RBIs, 11 stolen bases, seven hit by pitches and three sacrifice flies in 55 games as a senior in 2015
Named an NAIA First Team All-American and the Heart of America Athletic Conference Postseason Tournament MVP after leading Peru State with a .431 batting average, .486 on-base percentage, .723 slugging percentage, 62 runs, 84 hits, 11 home runs, 48 RBIs and 141 total bases as a senior in 2015
Named a finalist for the Omaha World-Herald’s Midland College Male Athlete of the Year as a senior in 2015
Three-time First Team All-Conference selection
Only NAIA First Team All-American selection in school history
Career leader with 152 runs and 244 hits at Peru State 
Son of Yamile Mojena and Francisco Santiesteban
Father, Francisco, reaching Hi-A in the Seattle Mariners organization as a player and managed the Dominican Summer League Braves for two seasons



# Name POS
0 Jackson Smith C
29 Danny De La Calle C


# Name POS
2 Marcus Mooney IF
5 Andy DeJesus IF
7 Tom Walraven IF
17 Randy Santiesteban IF
18 Will Savage IF
31 Hayden Schilling IF
34 Alex Crosby IF


# Name POS
1 Nick Herzog OF
4 Daniel Gardner OF
8 Michael Blatchford OF
21 Colin Willis OF
25 Ray Jones OF
41 Mj Rookard OF


# Name POS
4 Nick Floyd P
14 Ryan Thurston P
28 Andrew Cartier P
30 David Griffin P
33 Sandy Lugo P
37 Trevor Lubking P
39 Justin Sinibaldi P
40 Jack Alkire P
41 Nile Ball P
47 Christian DeLeon P
51 Seth Hougesen P
54 Felix Carvallo P

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