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Yankees Draft: New York Takes Slugging Arizona Catcher With Pick No. 28

The New York Yankees have drafted Austin Wells (Photo by Peter Summers/Getty Images)

With the 28th pick in the 2020 MLB Draft, the Yankees draft: Austin Wells, C.

You’ve got to give it to this team: the Yankees draft like they don’t have Gary Sanchez behind the plate for an extended period of time.

In 2018, they used their first-round selection on Anthony Siegler, who hasn’t progressed as much as they’d hoped when they chose him as a bat-first catcher.

And in 2020, New York has once again gone to the well and selected Arizona star Austin Wells, bucking conventional wisdom, which had already forecast Louisville starter Bobby Miller as a guarantee.