Current Roster

Andy DeJesus
#5

Position: IF
Height: 5' 10"   Weight: 175 lbs
College Experience: Indiana State
Bats: S
Throws: R

Biography:

2018
Re-signed with Gary on Jan. 9 and added to 23-man active roster on May 26
Slashed .290/.319/.345/.664 with 32 runs, 85 hits, nine doubles, two triples, one home run, 12 extra-base hits, 39 RBIs, one hit by pitch, 11 stolen bases and three sacrifice flies in 78 games with Gary
Posted a career-high .290 batting average, .319 on-base percentage, .664 OPS, 78 games, 315 plate appearances, 293 at-bats, 32 runs, 85 hits, 39 RBIs, 13 walks, one hit by pitch, 11 stolen bases and three sacrifice flies
Hit safely in his first eight games
Hit a walk-off sacrifice fly on 7/23 vs. St. Paul
Hit his first home run of the year in game one of a doubleheader on 7/27 against Cleburne
Hit a walk-off single in game one of a doubleheader on 8/23 vs. Fargo-Moorhead
Went 1-for-13 with a double, a walk and a sacrifice hit in the American Association North Division Series

2017
Re-signed with Gary before the start of the season
Slashed .254/.286/.360/.646 with 25 runs, 58 hits, 13 doubles, two triples, two home runs, 18 extra-base hits, 19 RBIs, nine stolen bases and two sacrifice flies in 73 games with Gary
Posted a career-high 14 doubles and 18 extra-base hits
Drove in the game-winning run on 5/24 against Kansas City with an RBI single in the top of the 13th
Recorded his first career four-hit game in game one of a doubleheader on 7/27 vs. Salina
Went 2-for-7 with a run, a double and an RBI in the American Association Semifinals

2016
Signed his first professional baseball contract with Gary on July 26
Slashed .262/.276/.381/.657 with 11 runs, 22 hits, two doubles, one triple, two home runs, five extra-base hits, 13 RBIs, four stolen bases and one sacrifice fly in 25 games with Gary
Went 0-for-4 with a run on 7/26 against Kansas City in his professional baseball debut
Recorded his first professional hit and run on 7/31 against the Texas AirHogs

Personal
Attended Iowa Central University from 2013-14 before transferring to Indiana State University for the 2015 and 2016 seasons
Named NJCAA First All-Region honors as a sophomore in 2014 after hitting a team-high .379 with 40 RBIs and 11 stolen bases at Iowa Central
Was a two-year starter at Indiana State
Named First Team Missouri Valley Conference and All Defensive Team  after slashing .282/.341/.436/.777 with 39 runs, 68 hits, 15 doubles, eight triples, two home runs, 22 RBIs, five stolen bases, four hit by pitches and a sacrifice fly in 55 games as a senior at Indiana State in 2016
Led the Indiana State Sycamores with eight triples in 2016
Son of Tomas E De Jesus Garcia and Ada Glisa Castillo Beaton

Catchers

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

Infielders

# 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

Outfielders

# 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

Pitchers

# 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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