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Joe Panik | Second Baseman | #12

Team: San Francisco Giants
Age / DOB:  (25) / 10/30/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 190
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: St. John's
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 1 (29) / SF
Contract: view contract details

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Joe Panik crushed a pair of home runs and drove home four as the Giants routed the Braves 13-4 in San Francisco on Sunday afternoon.
Panik gave the Giants the lead with a solo shot off of Braves starter Aaron Blair in the second inning, then increased that advantage with a towering two-run drive his next trip to the plate. He finished the day 3-for-4 and is now slashing .251/.329/.407 with 10 long balls and 52 RBI on the season. Aug 28 - 7:57 PM

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Joe Panik went 1-for-2 with a two-run home run and two walks in Thursday's win over the Dodgers.

Panik connected for a two-run blast off Ross Stripling in the fourth inning. The dinger was his eighth of the season. In addition, the 25-year-old second baseman is slashing .248/.327/.389 and has driven in 46 runs over 355 at-bats.
Aug 26 - 1:44 AM

Joe Panik went 1-for-3 with a walk and three runs scored against the Mets on Friday.

Panik singled in the third before coming around to score and was intentionally walked in a two-run seventh before later reaching on an error in a five-run eighth. The 25-year-old struggled miserably after returning from his concussion late last month, but he has shown some signs of progress in recent days by hitting .333 (10-for-30) with four doubles.
Aug 20 - 1:26 AM

Joe Panik went 3-for-3 with a walk and scored two runs in a win over the Orioles on Saturday.

Two of his hits were doubles. He is batting .245/.317/.379 with seven homers, 38 RBI, 50 runs and five steals in 84 games. Those are very disappointing stats for the 25-year-old considering he broke out with a .312/.378/.455 slash line last year.
Aug 14 - 12:26 AM

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

He's back after missing a month with a concussion. Panik will start at second base and bat third Thursday against Washington. Grant Green, who filled in at second during Panik's absence, has been designated for assignment. Panik carries a .256 average over 273 at-bats this season.
Jul 28 - 6:08 PM

Joe Panik (concussion) is expected to return to the Giants' starting lineup on Thursday.

Panik went 3-for-13 on his minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Sacramento. The second baseman has been on the disabled list since June 27 because of a concussion.
Jul 28 - 3:54 PM

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

Panik had to briefly halt his minor league rehab assignment last week, but he's back on track now and could join the Giants by the end of the week if all goes well. The 25-year-old has been out since June 27 due to concussion symptoms.
Jul 25 - 8:13 PM

Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Sunday that Joe Panik (concussion) has "turned a corner" in his recovery.

Panik had a setback with his concussion symptoms just a couple days ago but apparently has made lots of recent progress. He's going to remain out of the lineup while on his rehab assignment for a few more days but has been cleared to resume baseball activities.
Jul 24 - 11:39 AM

Joe Panik (concussion) was checked by a doctor on Saturday and has been cleared to continue baseball work.

He's going to remain out of the lineup at Triple-A for another couple of days, but it sounds as though he is progressing toward a return to the field. Panik has been on the sidelines since late June due to his concussion symptoms.
Jul 23 - 2:39 PM

Joe Panik (concussion) didn't play in a scheduled rehab game Thursday because he "didn't feel good," according to Giants manager Bruce Bochy.

Bochy didn't specifically say that it was a setback with Panik's concussion symptoms, but it's safe to say that that's the case. At this point it's unclear when the second baseman will resume his rehab assignment. He's been out of commission since late June.
Jul 22 - 5:34 PM

Joe Panik (head) played seven innings of second base Wednesday night at Triple-A Sacramento.

He also doubled and hit three pop-ups, finishing 1-for-4 in Sacramento's defeat of the Marlins' Triple-A affiliate from New Orleans. Panik remains on track to be activated from the concussion disabled list ahead of Friday night's series opener at Yankee Stadium. He has been on the shelf since June 29.
Jul 21 - 7:51 AM

Joe Panik (concussion) went 0-for-2 with a walk and played five innings of second base Tuesday in his first rehab game with Triple-A Sacramento.

Panik was supposed to begin his rehab assignment Monday, but that game got rained out. He is still hoping to be activated for Friday's series opener against the Yankees.
Jul 19 - 7:37 PM

Joe Panik (concussion) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Sacramento on Monday.

He's in the clear after passing his concussion test on Friday. Panik hopes to be activated in time for Friday's series opener against the Yankees. The 25-year-old was hitting .256 before his concussion.
Jul 16 - 7:40 PM

Joe Panik passed a concussion test on Friday.

Great news. The Giants will now submit the paperwork in order to get him cleared for a minor league rehab assignment, which could begin as soon as Sunday. Grant Green and Ramiro Pena will continue to fill in at second base for now.
Jul 15 - 7:30 PM

Joe Panik (concussion) could begin a rehab assignment on Sunday.

The expectation is that he'll be back next weekend when the Giants play in New York. Panik passed his initial concussion tests after getting hit in the head by a ball last month but was placed on the disabled list when his concussion symptoms returned about two weeks later. Grant Green and Ramiro Pena have been filling in at second base.
Jul 14 - 10:50 PM

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C1Buster Posey
2Trevor Brown
1B1Brandon Belt
2B1Joe Panik
SS1Brandon Crawford
2Ehire Adrianza
3B1Eduardo Nunez
2Conor Gillaspie
LF1Angel Pagan
2Gregor Blanco
CF1Denard Span
2Gorkys Hernandez
RF1Hunter Pence
2Mac Williamson
3Jarrett Parker
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S1Madison Bumgarner
2Johnny Cueto
3Jeff Samardzija
4Matt Moore
5Matt Cain
6Jake Peavy
Relief Pitcher
R1Santiago Casilla
2Sergio Romo
3Hunter Strickland
4Will Smith
5Javier Lopez
6George Kontos
7Josh Osich
8Cory Gearrin
9Derek Law