Yankees’ Anthony Volpe emerging as ‘stud on both sides of the ball’

Anthony Volpe is halfway through the Yankees’ West Coast road trip and the 21-game hitting streak that earned him a spot on the All-Star team is gone. But one doesn’t need statistics that put him on par with Joe DiMaggio to prove how Volpe has impacted the Yankees as he continues to make strides in […]

Yankees keeping Anthony Volpe in leadoff spot once DJ LeMahieu returns

SAN DIEGO — DJ LeMahieu, who manager Aaron Boone initially expected to be his leadoff hitter this year, is finally set to make his season debut. But Anthony Volpe and his 19-game hitting streak aren’t moving anywhere. The Yankees have been entrenched at the top of the lineup with their batting ability working well, and […]

Yankees’ Aaron Judge, Anthony Volpe cherish John Sterling’s calls

TORONTO — Whenever the Yankees acquired a new player or called up a player from the minor leagues, the conversation on the team bus often revolved around one question. What will John Sterling’s new home run call be? “What is John going to come up with this time?” Judge Aaron said on Monday. “What is […]

Yankees’ Anthony Volpe tallies three more hits in loss

CLEVELAND — In the heat, Emmanuel Clase hit a game-tying double in the ninth inning with a 160 mph cutter. Anthony Volpe is the latter. Anthony Volpe, 11, celebrates with Jose Trevino during the Yankees’ loss to the Guardians on Sunday. Getty Images The Yankees’ second-year shortstop continued his strong start to the season Sunday, […]

Luis Gil, Anthony Volpe extend Yankees’ start to best since 1992

PHOENIX — When news broke that Gerrit Cole would have to miss at least the first two months of the season with an elbow injury, questions arose as to how the Yankees would survive. It’s only been five games, but at 5-0, his replacement continued to impress in his first chance of the regular season […]

Anthony Volpe scratched from Yankees’ lineup with upset stomach

HOUSTON — Aaron Boone wanted Jon Barty in the lineup, but he didn’t want that to be the reason. Anthony Volpe was removed from Sunday’s lineup with a stomach upset as the Yankees looked to sweep the Astros at Minute Maid Park, the team said. The shortstop got off to a strong start to the […]

Anthony Volpe already ‘looks like a way better hitter’: Aaron Boone

HOUSTON — Anthony Volpe had the second-lowest on-base percentage of the 134 batters eligible for major league baseball last season, at .283. The Yankees shortstop is off to a good start in fixing that in his second season. Volpe reached base in four of his five at-bats in the opening game, including a walk in […]

Anthony Volpe belts his first home run of spring for Yankees

Observations from spring training, where the Yankees beat the Pirates 12-0 on Wednesday. at first Anthony Volpe hit his first home run of the spring in the first inning, an off-field hit from Pirates left-hander Marco Gonzalez. full relief Six Yankees relievers (including expected bullpen members Victor Gonzalez, Clay Holmes, Ian Hamilton, Caleb Ferguson, and […]

Anthony Volpe won’t sacrifice power with new swing: Aaron Boone

TAMPA — Anthony Volpe hit 21 home runs even though his swing was too uphill by the end of his rookie season. But Aaron Boone doesn’t expect Volpe to sacrifice that power with a flatter swing this year. “I don’t think so, no, his strength is his strength,” Boone said Thursday before the Yankees hosted […]