Anthony Volpe promoted after Yankees call up Oswald Peraza

A Yankees high prospect’s name to the majors had led to a promotion for one more high Bombers’ prospect.

Anthony Volpe — the highest prospect within the Yankees’ group — was promoted to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, sources advised The Submit’s Dan Martin. This got here after the Yankees referred to as up Oswald Peraza, the staff’s No. 3 prospect, to the main leagues, with rosters increasing to twenty-eight for the ultimate month of the common season.

The previous Delbarton, N.J. shortstop has had a robust season with the Double-A Somerset Patriots after a gradual begin.

The 21-year-old, who was drafted within the first spherical (No. 30 choose) of the 2019 MLB Draft, has hit .252 with 18 homers and 60 RBIs in 109 video games and 492 plate appearances with Somerset this season. He additionally has 31 doubles, three triples and 44 stolen bases to go together with an .820 OPS (on-base, plus slugging share).

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A diehard Yankees and Derek Jeter fan, Volpe received to play within the Futures Sport in July throughout All-Star Weekend at Goal Area in Minnesota. It was the identical stadium wherein he attended the 2014 All-Star Sport to observe his idol Jeter play his remaining Midsummer Traditional in 2014.

“It’s not too usually you get to play towards the very best of the very best, so I’m actually excited,” Volpe, the No. 5 prospect in baseball, according to, stated earlier than the sport “Up to now it’s been loopy. It’s one thing I’ll bear in mind for the remainder of my life.

“It’s an enormous honor to be representing the Yankees.”

As for the 22-year-old Peraza, he obtained the information when he was pulled in the midst of Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s recreation Thursday. Earlier within the recreation, he had hit his 19th homer of the season.

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