Dodgers dropped ball on Anthony Volpe

The Yankees profited from the Dodgers’ rare error. Heading into the 2019 Draft, the Dodgers carefully considered three prospects for the 25th and 31st overall picks — Tulane 3B Cody Horse, North Carolina 2B Michael Bush and Delverton (NJ) School SS Anthony Volpe. . They loved Volpe a lot, but heard mixed messages about his […]

Derek Jeter gives shoutout to Anthony Volpe before Yankees debut

The Yankees’ most recent franchise shortstop has a message about what the team wants from its next franchise. Derek Jeter gave a shout-out on Twitter Wednesday morning, a day before 21-year-old Anthony Volpe from Watchung, New Jersey, made his MLB debut as a shortstop in the Bronx. “Congratulations @Volpe_Anthony,” Jeter wrote. “There’s nothing like playing […]

Inside dinner that led Anthony Volpe on path to Yankees

Yankees executive Jim Hendry took Anthony Volpe and his parents out to dinner just weeks before the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft. At the time, he was a star high school shortstop from New Jersey who was looking to help Delverton win his second state title in three years. Hendry wanted his employer to nominate […]

Yankees shortstop Anthony Volpe has big fan in Aaron Judge

WASHINGTON — Anthony Volpe joked that he’ll lose money at the game on Thursday because so many friends and family will be attending Yankee Stadium. But amid all the hype, undeniable buzz, and off-field hype that came with Volpe’s first opener and MLB debut, the Yankees’ 21-year-old shortstop has one thing in particular to look […]

Yankees knew Anthony Volpe was their shortstop very early

TAMPA — One of the key decisions in recent Yankees history began to become apparent to team officials fairly early in spring training. Anthony Volpe was in camp to win the shortstop job. As Brian Cashman said Monday, Volpe, 21, “strangled the position pretty early in camp.” But the Yankees wanted competition between Volpe, Oswaldo […]

Anthony Volpe MLB Rookie of the Year odds, picks, prediction

Commercial Content 21+ The New York Yankees delighted their fans (and many bettors) on Sunday night. The Bronx Bombers have announced that rookie Anthony Volpe (5th overall baseball prospect, according to has broken camp with the team and will likely be the opening shortstop. It’s been no secret that the Yankees have had an […]

Yankees’ Anthony Volpe shares family hug after getting shortstop job

Anthony Volpe, just 21, could not be happier with his family as he becomes the starting shortstop for the Yankees in next week’s season opener. The Yankees released a video on social media that captured Volpe’s family attending a celebration at the Steinbrenner Field dugout on Sunday. Anthony Volpe hugs his mother, Isabella, after learning […]

Anthony Volpe makes Yankees’ Opening Day roster

Tampa – For five weeks this spring, Anthony Volpe showed his cool, confident demeanor as he ripped through the Yankees’ shortstop competition. But when the 21-year-old got word that he should stay at Steinbrenner Field after Sunday’s game, his heart started pounding so fast that he would receive news of the fate of his roster. […]

Anthony Volpe won Yankees’ Opening Day shortstop job fairly

TAMPA — With Anthony Volpe, it didn’t have to be this way. and short stop. And the first day at Yankee Stadium. When the Braves arrived at camp, prospect Vaughan Grissom (who, like Oswald Peraza, made a cameo in the major leagues in 2022) was the shortstop favorite. Braden Shoemeik beat Volpe in the first […]

Anthony Volpe comes within a homer shy of cycle for Yankees

CLEARWATER, FL — Anthony Volpe almost pulled a cycle out of his hat with his latest trick. The Yankees shortstop, who is doing everything in his power to beat the starting shortstops, put together a strong day again on Saturday, hitting a short-cycle homer after hitting a triple, double and single in his first three […]