Yankees’ Anthony Volpe information first MLB hit towards Giants

Yankees’ Anthony Volpe records first MLB hit against Giants

Cross yet one more “first” off the listing for Anthony Volpe.

The younger Yankees shortstop recorded the primary hit of his profession on Saturday afternoon in The Bronx, in his second recreation and fourth main league plate look.

Volpe, dealing with Giants righty Alex Cobb within the second inning, received behind 0-2 earlier than lacing a 1-2 slider by way of the left aspect, simply out of shortstop Brandon Crawford’s attain.

Volpe obtained loud cheers and “Vol-pe!” chants upon reaching first base.

However he wasn’t there lengthy.

The speedy 21-year-old induced a pickoff try from Cobb, then received an enormous leap and stole second base — his second steal in as many big-league video games — with out a throw from Giants catcher Roberto Perez.

The 21-year-old Volpe, who improved to 1-for-3 with a stroll and two steals in his younger profession, was stranded at second.

Anthony Volpe recorded his first MLB hit with a single against the Giants.
Anthony Volpe recorded his first MLB hit with a single towards the Giants.
Corey Sipkin for the NY Submit

Anthony Volpe singled to left against Alex Cobb.
Anthony Volpe singled to left towards Alex Cobb.
Corey Sipkin for the NY Submit

He made his MLB debut on Opening Day after profitable a shortstop competitors towards Isiah Kiner-Falefa and Oswald Peraza in spring coaching.

Volpe was the primary rookie and youngest participant to begin within the Yankees’ Opening Day lineup since Aaron Decide in 2017 and Derek Jeter in 1996, respectively.

He wasn’t even on the 40-man roster final yr and solely logged 22 video games at Triple-A.