WELLS Austin
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WELLS Austin

WELLS
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American professional baseball catcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB)

Organization: Major League Baseball (MLB)

Date of Birth: 12 July 1999

Age: 24 years old

Zodiac sign: Cancer

Profession: Baseballer

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Biography

Austin Kenneth Wells is an American professional baseball catcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). He played college baseball for the University of Arizona, and the Yankees selected him in the first round of the 2020 MLB draft. Wells made his MLB debut in 2023.

Professional career

The New York Yankees selected Wells in the first round, with the 28th overall selection, of the 2020 MLB draft. Wells signed with the Yankees on June 25 for a $2.5 million signing bonus.

The Yankees invited Wells to spring training in 2021 as a non-roster player. They assigned him to the Low-A Tampa Tarpons to start the 2021 minor league season and promoted him to the High-A Hudson Valley Renegades in late July. He finished the season hitting a combined .264/.390/.476 over 103 games, hitting 16 home runs with 76 RBIs. After the season, the Yankees assigned Wells the Surprise Saguaros in the Arizona Fall League.

Wells began the 2022 season with Hudson Valley, and was promoted to the Double-A Somerset Patriots in July. He broke a rib during spring training, delaying the start of his 2023 season with Somerset. On July 21, the Yankees promoted Wells to the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.

On September 1, 2023, the Yankees promoted Wells to the major leagues for the first time. Wells made his debut that night, recording his first MLB hit in his first at bat against Justin Verlander. On September 20, Wells hit his first career home run, a 416-foot solo shot to right field off of pitcher Erik Swanson during a game against the Toronto Blue Jays.The rookie catcher hit two back-to-back homers against Arizona and Toronto playing a key role in his team's victories. On September 25, he hit a home run in the fourth to eliminate the Diamondbacks' lead and also gave the Yankees the lead with another run in the eighth.  Next day, his two-run homer clutch hit in the ninth, the third home run in five days, allowed the Yankees to secure a 2-0 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre.

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