Joe Panik

Joe Panik #12

  • 2B
  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 1"/190
  • Age: 25


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Joe Panik Stats

.312 8 37 3 .833

Joe Panik MLB Career Stats

.309 9 55 3 .783

Joe Panik Bio

  • Full Name: Joseph Matthew Panik
  • Pronunciation: PA-nik
  • Born: 10/30/1990 in Yonkers, NY
  • Draft: 2011, San Francisco Giants, 1st rd. (29th overall)
  • College: St. John's
  • Debut: May 22, 2014
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2015 Stats 382 59 119 8 37 3 .312 .378 .833
MLB Career Stats 651 90 201 9 55 3 .309 .364 .783
  • Status: Active

Joe Panik Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 Giants NL 432 291 87.89 205.71 -0.70 10.15 32.10
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 210.20 0.43 8.96 33.39


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October 20, 2015 at 5:54 AM ET

Panik hits .312 in 2015

Giants second baseman Joe Panik finished the 2015 regular season with a .312 average, eight home runs, 37 RBIs, 59 runs scored and three stolen bases.

September 17, 2015 at 2:42 AM ET

Giants reinforce bench with two callups

Hampered by an injury-thinned roster, the Giants purchased the contracts of outfielder Mac Williamson and catcher Trevor Brown from Triple-A Sacramento on Wednesday to provide depth for the remainder of the season.


Joe Panik Awards

World Series Championship

Year Team League
2014 San Francisco NL

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2015 San Francisco NL

Postseason Moment of the Year (GIBBYs)

Year Team League
2014 San Francisco NL

AFL All-Prospect Team

Year Team League
2011 Scottsdale AFL

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2011 Scottsdale AFL Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2011 San Francisco NL
2012 San Francisco NL
2013 San Francisco NL

Baseball America Short-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Salem-Keizer NOR

PCL Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/05/2014 Fresno PCL

Topps Short-Season/Rookie All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Salem-Keizer NOR

NWL Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/15/2011 Salem-Keizer NOR

NWL Most Valuable Player

Year Team League
2011 Salem-Keizer NOR

NWL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Salem-Keizer NOR

Joe Panik Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 2, 2015 San Francisco Giants activated 2B Joe Panik from the 60-day disabled list.
September 16, 2015 San Francisco Giants placed 2B Joe Panik on the 60-day disabled list. Back.
September 7, 2015 San Francisco Giants activated 2B Joe Panik from the 15-day disabled list.
September 3, 2015 San Francisco Giants sent 2B Joe Panik on a rehab assignment to Sacramento River Cats.
August 3, 2015 San Francisco Giants placed 2B Joe Panik on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 2, 2015. Lower back inflammation
June 21, 2014 San Francisco Giants selected the contract of 2B Joe Panik from Fresno Grizzlies.
June 21, 2014 San Francisco Giants activated 2B Joe Panik.
March 31, 2014 2B Joe Panik assigned to Fresno Grizzlies from Richmond Flying Squirrels.
January 13, 2014 San Francisco Giants invited non-roster 2B Joe Panik to spring training.
April 2, 2013 2B Joe Panik assigned to Richmond Flying Squirrels from San Jose Giants.
February 1, 2013 San Francisco Giants invited non-roster SS Joe Panik to spring training.
April 2, 2012 Joe Panik assigned to San Jose Giants from Salem-Keizer Volcanoes.
January 18, 2012 San Francisco Giants invited non-roster SS Joe Panik to spring training.
June 17, 2011 Joe Panik assigned to Salem-Keizer Volcanoes from San Francisco Giants.
June 11, 2011 San Francisco Giants signed SS Joe Panik.

Joseph Matthew Panik Bio Info

Attended St. John's University and in his three seasons there batted .371 (233-for-628) with 48 doubles, 24 home runs, 156 RBI and 33 stolen bases in 166 games...Batted .402 (86-for-214) with 59 runs, 19 doubles, three triples, nine home runss, 56 RBI and 21 stolen bases in 2011...Named a third team All-American, first team All-BIG EAST selection, Golden Spikes Award Semifinalist and third team Academic All-American his junior season...Is a two-time All-BIG EAST selection and Freshman All- American...Ended his St. John's career by ranking second on the all-time leaderboard with a .370 career avg., sixth in hits (237), third in RBI (157), fourth in doubles (48) and fifth in home runs (25)...Engaged to Brittany Pinto.


Rookie second baseman made his Major League debut in mid-June and established himself as one of the top NL rookies in 2014, hitting .305 (82-for-269) with 10 doubles, two triples, a home run and 18 RBI in 73 games...Led all NL rookies in batting average and on-base pct. (.343) while tying for fourth in multi-hit games (25) and placing sixth in hits...Was one of eight Giants to play second base, joining Brandon Hicks (59 starts), Ehire Adrianza (15), Joaquin Arias (10), Matt Duffy (5), Dan Uggla (4), Marco Scutaro (3) and Tony Abreu (0)...started 66 games at second, which were the most starts at second by a Giants rookie in a single season since Robby Thompson started 145 games in 1986...Went 31-for-83 (.373) versus left-handed pitchers...since the team moved to San Francisco in 1958, only two Giants rookie left-handed batters hit at least .300 against southpaws in at least 50 at-bats: Willie McCovey in 1959 (.340) and Will Clark in 1986 (.308) (Elias)...Hit .317 (46-for-145) in 39 road games, the eighth-highest avg. among Giants rookies with at least 100 PAs on the road since 1958...Had his contract purchased from triple-A Fresno and was added to the Major League roster on June 21 while the Giants played the D-Backs in Arizona...hit .321 (94-for-293) with 50 runs, 14 doubles, five home runs and 45 RBI in 74 games with triple-A Fresno...SF was hesitant to make a move and wanted Panik to continue his growth at triple-A, but the trio of big league second basemen on SF's roster (Adrianza, Arias, Hicks) struggled for over a month, combining to hit .179 (40-for- 223) with 21 RBI from May 1-June 21...Beginning Aug. 4, hit .345 (67-for-194) for the fifth-highest clip in the bigs behind LAD's Carl Crawford (.403), DET's Victor Martinez (.362), teammate Buster Posey (.354) and PIT's Starling Marte (.354).


Spent the entire season with double-A Richmond, batting .257 (134-for-522) in 137 games...Finished second in the Eastern League in games played (137) and led the Squirrels in plate appearances (522)...Served as the Squirrels everyday 2nd baseman and #2 hitter in the lineup…he made 117 appearances at 2nd base and 128 starts batting second in the order...Topped EL second basemen with a .987 fielding percentage, committing just seven errors in 545 total chances...Named as a replacement to the Eastern League Midseason All-Star Team, appearing in the Eastern League All-Star Game in New Britain, CT...Got off to a hot start, enjoying his finest month of the season, batting .320 (31-for-97) in April...Entered the season rated as the #2 prospect in the Giants' organization by Baseball America...Enters the 2014 campaign rated as the 9th-best prospect in San Francisco's chain by Baseball America.


Spent the 2012 season with Class A Advanced San Jose, hitting .297 (159-for-535) in 130 games...Was named San Jose's Defensive Player of the Year, as he led all California League shortstops with a .972 fielding pct...Ranked third in the California League with 159 hits and fifth with 93 runs scored...Was a non-roster invitee to Spring Training and entered the campaign rated as the 4th-best prospect in the Giants' system by Baseball America.

2011 Less than 3 months after signing contract with Giants' organization following his selection in 1st round of MLB Draft, Panik made his presence felt in professional baseball as he was named Northwest League Most Valuable Player ... One of just 2 unanimous All-League selections, Panik batted .341 (92-for-270) with 49 runs scored, 10 2Bs, 3 3Bs, 6 HRs, 54 RBI and 13 stolen bases in 69 games in his 1st professional season ... Led league in batting average, hits, runs scored, RBI and on-base pct. (.401) ... Led all shortstops with .964 fielding pct ... Named to Northwest League postseason All-Star team ... Named NWL Player of Week for Aug. 8-15 ... Following season played in Arizona Fall League and hit .323 (30-for-93) with 2 HRs and 13 RBI ... Was named AFL Rising Star and was selected to AFL All- Prospect Team ... Was selected to Topps Short-Season/Rookie All-Star team.