Who are 29 invitees to Yankees spring training in 2023?

The Yankees' bags are packed and ready for Spring Training.

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The Yankees spring training camp in 2023 will have 69 players, including 29 they have invited. The list of invited players announced on Tuesday includes infielder prospect Anthony Volpe, outfielder prospect Jasson Dominguez, and others who the Yankees recently signed.

Recently signed non-roster invitees to Yankees spring training

The Yankees have extended the spring training invitation to 14 players, who played for other teams in 2022 and signed to minor league deals with the Yankees for 2023. They are:

Willie CalhounOutfielder
Tyler DanishPitcher
Wilmer DifoInfielder
Demarcus EvansPitcher
Ian HamiltonPitcher
Michael HermosilloOutfielder
Billy McKinneyPitcher
James NorwoodPitcher
Rafael OrtegaOutfielder
Nick RamirezPitcher
Lisandro SantosPitcher
Tanner TullyPitcher
Jamie WestbrookPitcher
Wilmer DifoInfielder

Existing Yankees non-roster invitees to spring training

After playing for the Yankees at different levels in 2022, the following players are invited to attend the 2023 spring training.

Anthony VolpeInfielderProspects
Jasson DominguezOutfielderProspects
Jess BastidasInfielderRe-signed
Jake BauersInfielderRe-signed
Matt BowmanPitcherRe-signed
Andres ChaparroInfielderRe-signed
Rodolfo DuranCatcherRe-signed
Carlos NarvaezCatcherRe-signed
Ryan WeberPitcherRe-signed
Sean BoylePitcherProspects
Josh BreauxCatcherProspects
Elijah DunhamOutfielderProspects
Anthony SeiglerCatcherProspects
D.J. SneltenPitcherProspects
Mitch SpencePitcherProspects
Austin WellsCatcherProspects

Non-roster invitee with MLB experience attending Yankees spring training in 2023

Five catchers, six outfielders, five infielders, one outfielder, and 12 pitchers, including four LHPs and eight RHPs are on the list of Yankees spring training invitees. Among the invited non-roster players to the 2023 Yankees spring training camp, 15 have already played in the MLB. They include:

Wilmer Difo4 years, 154 daysInfielder
Matt Bowman4 years, 21 daysPitcher
Willie Calhoun3 years, 66 daysOutfielder
Ryan Weber3 years, 23 daysPitcher
Rafael Ortega2 years, 145 daysOutfielder
Billy McKinney2 years, 142 daysPitcher
Jake Bauers2 years, 100 daysInfielder
Michael Hermosillo2 years, 64 daysOutfielder
James Norwood1 year, 169 daysPitcher
Nick Ramirez1 year, 77 daysPitcher
Tyler Danish1 year, 37 daysPitcher
Demarcus Evans10 days.Pitcher

Volpe to become the star attraction at Yankees spring training

Volpe, who is 21 years old, has been in the Yankees’ minor league system for three years. In 275 games, he has hit .262 with 218 runs, 77 doubles, 13 triples, 50 home runs, 162 RBI, 166 walks, and 89 steals. Last season, he played in 132 games with Double-A Somerset and Triple-A RailRiders. He hit .249 (127-for-511) and had 86 runs, 35 doubles, 5 triples, 21 home runs, 65 RBI, 65 walks, and 50 steals. His Yankees spring training invitation is expected.

The right-handed batter ranks No. 1 among the Yankees’ top prospects and he led the Yankees’ minor leaguers in hits, doubles, extra-base hits (61), total bases (235), and stolen bases. He also came in second in runs scored, home runs, RBI, triples, and walks. Volpe was the only minor league player to have at least 20 home runs and 50 stolen bases. He was the first player to do this since Andruw Jones in 1995. At the Yankees spring training, he may play as a shortstop.

After the season, Baseball America named him the top prospect for the Yankees and the 14th-best prospect in all of baseball. The magazine also called him the Yankees’ “Best Hitter for Average” and “Best Strike-Zone Discipline.” MLB Pipeline ranked Volpe as the No. 5 overall baseball prospect, and MiLB.com named him an Organization All-Star. The Yankees picked him in the first round (30th overall) of the 2019 First-Year Player Draft. He is from Watchung, N.J.

All eyes will be on Dominguez

Dominguez turned 20 on Tuesday. In 176 games over two minor league seasons, he has hit .266 with 123 runs, 32 doubles, 8 triples, 21 home runs, 78 RBI, 99 walks, and 46 steals. In 2022, his first full season, he played 120 games with Single-A Tampa, High-A Hudson Valley, and Double-A Somerset. He hit.273 with 92 runs, 23 doubles, 7 triples, 16 home runs, 59 RBI, 72 walks, and 37 steals. He was first in runs while second in hits and triples. His Yankees spring training invitation was expected.

At the 2022 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game in Los Angeles, the switch-hitter started in center field and hit a two-run home run. After the season, Baseball America named him the Yankees’ No. 3 prospect and the No. 67 overall prospect in baseball. MLB Pipeline also put him at No. 47 overall. MiLB.com also named him an Organization All-Star. The Florida State League also named him a Postseason All-Star and the league’s “Top MLB Prospect.”

Also, New York gave RHP Art Warren a two-year contract in the minor leagues for 2023 and 2024, with an invitation to Yankees spring training in 2024.

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