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Joe Panik | Second Baseman | #12

Team: San Francisco Giants
Age / DOB:  (27) / 10/30/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 190
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: St. John's
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 1 (29) / SF
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Giants and 2B Joe Panik avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $3.45 million contract.
Panik was eligible for arbitration for the first time. He sported a .288/.347/.421 batting line with 10 homers last season. Jan 12 - 2:16 PM

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Joe Panik went 4-for-5 with a double and two runs scored Friday against the Padres.

Panik has spent considerable time hitting low in the order, but when he's been put in the one or two holes, he's gotten on base 35 percent of the time and also slugged nearly .450. By any measure, he's been one of the Giants' best players this year, and he'd seem to deserve a bit more respect.
Sat, Sep 30, 2017 01:57:00 AM

Joe Panik (elbow) went 0-for-4 with a sacrifice fly in his return to action Monday against the Diamondbacks.

Panik sat out Sunday's game after being hit in the elbow by a pitch on Saturday, but it's not a major concern. The 26-year-old is hitting .384/.432/.534 in September.
Tue, Sep 26, 2017 08:08:00 AM

Joe Panik is not in Sunday's lineup after being hit on the elbow by a pitch Saturday.

Panik wasn't removed from Saturday's game, but he's feeling sore a day later. He should be back in there Monday. Kelby Tomlinson is at second base Sunday.
Sun, Sep 24, 2017 02:43:00 PM

Joe Panik went 3-for-4 with two extra-base hits and two runs scored in a victory over the Rockies on Wednesday.

Panik hit his 27th double of the season, and also his fifth triple of the year. He's been outstanding in September, hitting .419 with seven extra-base hits. His overall line is up to a strong .291/.351/.430 with 10 homers.
Wed, Sep 20, 2017 06:51:00 PM

Joe Panik went 2-for-4 and scored a pair of runs in Sunday's victory over the Diamondbacks.

Both of Panik's hits were singles in this one. He has done a nice job overall out of the second spot in the Giants' lineup this season, slashing a healthy .289/.349/.424 with 10 homers and 49 RBI.
Sun, Sep 17, 2017 07:25:00 PM

Joe Panik is not in the lineup for the Giants on Wednesday.

It's a routine night off for Panik, who has been red-hot with the bat over the past few weeks. In his place, the Giants will start Kelby Tomlinson at second, and he'll hit eighth against Yu Darvish and the Dodgers.
Wed, Sep 13, 2017 07:27:00 PM

Joe Panik collected three singles across five at-bats in Tuesday's game against the Dodgers.

Panik has been red hot in the month of September, hitting .441 (19-for-43) with seven runs scored, four doubles, a homer and six RBI to raise his average from .270 to .287 since flipping the calendar from August. He also has an OPS in excess of 1.100 in September, easily besting his previous high of .903 set back in June.
Wed, Sep 13, 2017 02:52:00 AM

Joe Panik went 5-for-6 with a pair of doubles and three runs scored as the Giants smoked the Rockies 11-3 on Wednesday.

Panik ended up going 12-for-15 in the series at Coors Field, raising his average from .267 to .285. He's been batting second this last week after spending much of August hitting at the bottom of the order. It's good news for his NL-only owners, but he shouldn't be worth using in mixed leagues now that the Giants are done in Colorado.
Thu, Sep 7, 2017 12:29:00 AM

Joe Panik collected three singles and a double with an RBI over five at-bats in Tuesday's game in Colorado.

The left-handed hitting middle infielder has rolled up seven hits and three RBI across the first two games of the series in Coors Field, hitting safely in four in a row. His average is at .278, highest since he was hitting .279 back on July 8.
Wed, Sep 6, 2017 02:28:00 AM

Joe Panik went 2-for-4 with a homer and two runs scored in a losing effort against the Padres on Tuesday.

Panik tagged Kirby Yates for the solo shot in the eighth inning, pulling the Giants to within three runs at 6-3. He's hitting .274/.336/.410 with nine long balls and 43 RBI on the year.
Wed, Aug 30, 2017 01:26:00 AM

Joe Panik homered and walked twice Monday versus the Padres.

The homer off Phil Maton rang off the foul pole in right. Panik is hitting .272 with a solid .334 OBP right now. Still, he was batting sixth tonight behind three guys with OBPs right around .300. In fact, with Buster Posey sitting (and Brandon Belt on the DL), he had the highest OBP of anyone in the Giants' lineup and he ended the night with the highest OPS (.736), too.
Tue, Aug 29, 2017 12:58:00 AM

Giants activated 2B Joe Panik from the 7-day concussion disabled list.

Panik was hitless in two rehab games, but his concussion symptoms are gone and that's all the Giants care about. He should be in the lineup Friday against Zack Greinke and the Diamondbacks.
Fri, Aug 25, 2017 05:49:00 PM

Joe Panik (concussion) went 0-for-3 with a walk in his second rehab game Wednesday with High-A San Jose.

Panik is 0-for-5 through two rehab games, but he his concussion symptoms are gone and it sounds like he could be activated from the disabled list ahead of the Giants' series opener against the Diamondbacks on Friday. The second baseman has been sidelined since August 15.
Thu, Aug 24, 2017 01:19:00 PM

Joe Panik (concussion) will begin a minor league rehab assignment Tuesday with Triple-A Sacramento.

Panik came down with post-concussion symptoms after he took a hard tag to the head last Sunday, but he's ready to return to game action. Assuming all goes well, it shouldn't be long before he rejoins the Giants.
Tue, Aug 22, 2017 02:54:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Buster Posey
2Nick Hundley
3Aramis Garcia
1B1Brandon Belt
2B1Joe Panik
2Kelby Tomlinson
3Miguel Gomez
4Alen Hanson
SS1Brandon Crawford
2Josh Rutledge
3Orlando Calixte
3B1Evan Longoria
2Pablo Sandoval
3Ryder Jones
4Andres Blanco
LF1Hunter Pence
2Jarrett Parker
3Austin Slater
4Mac Williamson
CF1Austin Jackson
2Gorkys Hernandez
RF1Andrew McCutchen
2Gregor Blanco
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Madison Bumgarner
2Johnny Cueto
3Jeff Samardzija
4Chris Stratton
5Ty Blach
6Tyler Beede
7Tyler Herb
8Chris Heston
9Derek Holland
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Mark Melancon
2Sam Dyson
3Tony Watson
4Hunter Strickland
5Derek Law
6Will Smith
7Cory Gearrin
8Steven Okert
9Josh Osich
10Pierce Johnson
11Reyes Moronta
12DJ Snelten
13Roberto Gomez
14Julian Fernandez