Selected in the first round (No. 9 overall) of the 2019 MLB Draft by the Atlanta Braves out of Baylor University... signed with the Braves on June 12, 2019 and received a $4 million signing bonus (slot value was $4.95m)... removed his eligibility from 2016 MLB Draft to instead attend Baylor but was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays as courtesy in 34th round... had been considered the No. 2 catcher in the 2019 Draft class behind Adley Rutschman.. debuted with Rome in 2019 and was a non-roster invitee to Braves Spring Training in 2020 before the Minor League season was wiped by out the Covid-19 pandemic... saw time at the Braves' alternate training site in 2020 before reaching Double-A and Triple-A in 2021... voted an MiLB.com Braves Organization All-Star in 2021... voted the Southern League's top MLB prospect in 2021... traded to the Oakland Athletics along with Cristian Pache, RHP Ryan Cusick and RHP Joey Estes for first baseman Matt Olson on March 14, 2022... selected for the All-Star Futures Game in 2022 at Los Angeles... rated the Athletics' No. 1 prospect and baseball's No. 5 catching prospect as of July 2022.
Earned a variety of honors and accolades while at Baylor, including a 2018 Rawlings/ABCA Gold Glove... majored in engineering at Baylor.. in three seasons (2017-19) at Baylor, he hit .289 with 31 homers, 124 RBIs, 41 doubles, five triples and 125 runs in 157 games, all as a starter... was voted 2018 Second Team All-American (Collegiate Baseball), 2018 First Team All-Big 12, 2018 All-Big 12 Tournament Team, 2018 Co-MVP of Big 12 Tournament and 2018 Stanford Regional All-Tournament Team... played for the 2018 U.S. Collegiate National Team... was named to the 2018 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award Preseason Watch List and the 2017 Johnny Bench Award Watch List... prior to Baylor, he attended Keller High School in his hometown of Keller, Texas under coach Rob Stramp... helped Keller win its district championship during his junior season and was named to the Perfect Game all-tournament team four times... hit .327 with 31 doubles, three triples, nine homers and 74 RBIs in his KHS career... son of Steve and Christina Langeliers