Austin Wells wants All-Star; not one more Gary Sanchez
Since Puerto Rican Jorge Posada retired from baseball, the yankees they have struggled enormously to find a quality replacement for him at catcher. However, the arrival of José Treviño to NY after exercising a trade with the Rangers, it could be a good sign that position will be in good hands at least until the 2025 season when last tournament’s Gold Glove winner becomes a free agent.
For any doubt, at the Bombardiers farms a young man prospect is developing by leaps and bounds. According to the MLB ranking, the catcher Austin Wells It occupies position number 96 and is considered a gem for the future. In an interview with The Athletic newspaper recently, the 23-year-old catcher made it clear that he is working hard on his defense for when it’s time to jump to Big leagues become a all star and not be recognized just for his great hitting ability.
“I want to be an All-Star catcher. I want to be known for not just being able to hit, I want to do a lot of things and do extremely well. As long as people keep saying I can’t, it definitely drives me to work harder.” Said the native player from Las Vegas, in the state of Nevada.
Wells made his minor league debut for the Mules in 2021. In two seasons at branches he hits a .270 average, with 36 homers and 141 RBIs in 195 games.