Harrison Paul Wenson...On Twitter: @harrison_wenson...Signed by Angels scout Drew Dominguez...His father, Paul, played baseball for the University of Michigan with Hall of Famer Barry Larkin, Hal Morris and former Angels pitcher Jim Abbot...Was a four-time all-district and all-region selection for the University of Detroit Jesuit High School baseball team, where he was also an honor roll student all four years...Drafted in 38th round of 2013 First-Year Player Draft by Tigers out of high school, but opted to attend the University of Michigan...Appeared in 34 games in his first two collegiate seasons, making 13 starts at catcher...As a sophomore, played in two NCAA Louisville Regional games...As a junior, started all 57 games for the Wolverines...Slashed .289/.345/.491, leading team with 56 RBI and eight home runs...Tallied a season-high 5 RBI against UIC on March 26 and Rutgers on May 6...Recorded 20 multi-hit games and 14 multi-RBI games...Named a Johnny Bench Award Semi-Finalist and All-Big Ten Conference third team selection...Drafted by Pirates in the 39th round of First-Year Player Draft following the season, but did not sign...As a senior, named to the Johnny Bench Award Player to Watch List...Finished the season with 36 runs, seven doubles, nine home runs, and 41 RBI...Tallied a season-high three hits against Seton Hall on Feb. 18, also scoring a season-high four runs...Notched a season-high 5 RBI, including a grand slam vs. Indiana on Apr. 22...Selected by Angels in 24th round of 2017 First-Year Player Draft after four seasons at the University of Michigan, where he was a General Studies major focusing on business and a sales certificate.
Spent 2019 season with Single-A Burlington of the Midwest League, recording 38 runs, 17 doubles, 12 home runs and 44 RBI in 78 games...Threw out 35 attempted base-stealers, fourth-most in the league and 33% (35/105) of those attempting to steal...Charged with just two passed balls, the second-least among catchers in the league with 50-plus games played...Recorded 72 assists and a .989 fielding percentage...Went 3-for-4 with a HR against Clinton on June 10...Hit a grand slam Aug. 20 vs. Beloit.
Played majority of 2018 with Burlington, recording 21 runs, six home runs, 17 RBI and four stolen bases in 58 games...Posted six multi-hit games, including a pair of 3-hit efforts...Went 3-for-5 with a HR and 7 total bases vs. Fort Wayne on July 19...Recorded a .973 fielding percentage.
Began professional career with Rookie-Level Orem of the Pioneer League in 2017, where he played 36 of 38 games and hit .286 with 34 runs, eight doubles, 13 home runs and 48 RBI in 36 games...Slashed .347/.444/.750 with eight home runs and 31 RBI in 19 games before the All-Star break...Recorded four three-hit games and a four-hit game... Went 4-for-6 with HR on June 30 vs. Idaho Falls...Went 3-for-5 with 3 runs, 2 HR, 4 RBI and 9 total bases vs. Grand Junction on July 5...Went 3-for-4 with 3 R, 2 HR, 4 RBI and 9 total bases vs. Idaho Falls on July 30...Posted a .969 fielding percentage behind the plate on the season.