Selected by the New York Yankees in the first round (No. 30 overall) of the 2019 MLB Draft out of Delbarton School in Morristown, New Jersey... signed with the Yankees on June 23, 2019 and received a $2.74 million signing bonus... entered the 2022 season ranked as the Yankees' No. 1 prospect and the No. 8 prospect in baseball by MLB Pipeline... ended the 2022 season ranked as the No. 2 shortstop prospect in baseball and No. 5 overall.
MLB Pipeline named him the Hitting Prospect of the Year in 2021 after he batted .294/.423/.604 with 27 homers and 33 steals in 109 games between Low-A and High-A while topping the Minors in runs (113) and ranking second in OPS (1.027) and ranking third in extra-base hits (68) for Tampa and Hudson Valley... Volpe was promoted to Double-A Somerset to begin the 2022 season, marking a homecoming for the New Jersey native... did not play in 2020 after the Minor League season was wiped out by the Covid-19 pandemic... was high school teammates at Delbarton with Jack Leiter -- the son of former Yankees Draft pick and veteran Major Leaguer Al Leiter -- who was drafted by the Yankees in 2019 but did not sign, eventually getting selected again in 2021 in the first round by Texas... Volpe was limited in 2019 due to a battle with Mononucleosis... was named an MiLB.com Yankees Organization All-Star in 2021 and was selected by Baseball America as a 2021 BA Minor League All-Star... voted the Low-A Southeast (Florida State League) Player of the Month in June 2021 while with Tampa... Yankees promoted Volpe to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 2, 2022... spent most of the 2022 season at Double-A where he hit .251 with 18 homers, 60 RBIs and had 44 stolen bases in 110 games for the Patriots... his 44 steals ranked second in the Eastern League in 2022 behind Portland's David Hamilton... Volpe led Somerset in runs (71), homers (18), RBIs (60) and stolen bases (44) at the time of his promotion to Triple-A.