2022 New York Yankees Top MLB Prospects

Image credit: Anthony Volpe (Photo by Mike Janes/Four Seam)


Anthony Volpe‘s breakout season is the headliner, but he’s far from the only Yankees prospect who meaningfully altered his stock after the 2021 slate. 

Today, we unveil the Yankees’ 10 best prospects entering 2022, headlined by a pair of breakout young shortstops with bright futures, as well as several intriguing arms to know. 

We’ll be chatting the Yankees farm system at 10 a.m. ET on Tuesday. You can submit your questions ahead of time here

Here’s how we project their lineup in 2025, with their 2025 ages in parentheses. 


Catcher: Austin Wells (25)
First Base: DJ Lemahieu (36)
Second Base: Gleyber Torres (28)
Third Base: Anthony Volpe (23)
Shortstop: Oswald Peraza (24)
Left Field: Joey Gallo (31)
Center Field: Jasson Dominguez (22)
Right Field: Aaron Judge (32)
Designated Hitter: Giancarlo Stanton (35)

No. 1 Starter: Gerrit Cole (34)
No. 2 Starter: Luis Severino (31)
No. 3 Starter: Jordan Montgomery (32)
No. 4 Starter: Luis Gil (26)
No. 5 Starter: Hayden Wesneski (27)
Closer: Luis Medina (26)

Listed below are the prospects with the best tools within the organization. To go directly to New York’s Top 10, click here


Best Hitter for Average: Anthony Volpe
Best Power Hitter: Anthony Garcia
Best Strike-Zone Discipline: Anthony Volpe
Fastest Baserunner: Oswald Peraza
Best Athlete: Estevan Florial
Best Fastball: Stephen Ridings
Best Curveball: Clarke Schmidt
Best Slider: Greg Weissert
Best Changeup: Ron Marinaccio
Best Control: Jhony Brito
Best Defensive Catcher: Antonio Gomez
Best Defensive Infielder: Oswald Peraza
Best Infield Arm: Oswald Peraza
Best Defensive Outfielder: Estevan Florial
Best Outfield Arm: Estevan Florial

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