How former Giant Joe Panik can be boon to streaking Mets

San Francisco ChronicleSay this for Joe Panik. He has good timing. The second baseman has transitioned from the best team in July to the best team in August. Now the question is whether the Mets, the once-laughable Mets, will do what the Giants didn't and sustain their hot streak.

August 10th 2019


Mets sign free-agent second baseman Joe Panik

NewsdayJoe Panik played in the first game at Citi Field, a preseason exhibition between St. John's and Georgetown on March 29, 2009. The St. John's product has played there intermittently since, having spent parts of the last six seasons with the Giants. Now he'll ...

August 10th 2019


Former Giants second baseman Joe Panik joins Mets

SFGateNEW YORK — The Mets on Friday signed second baseman Joe Panik — who was released earlier this week by the Giants — in a homecoming for the New York native. Panik was signed before the Mets series opener against the Washington Nationals.

August 10th 2019


Joe Panik is already feeling the effects of Mets' playoff push

New York PostThe feeling was strange, but sweet. It was unfamiliar, yet comfortable. For the first time, Joe Panik was playing for an organization other than the Giants. For the first time in eight years, the former St. John's star was playing for his hometown team. After being ...

August 10th 2019


Why Mets are perfect fit for Joe Panik after six seasons with Giants

NBCSports.comPanik's family still lives in New York and his brother, Paul, is the head baseball coach at Iona, where Joe works out sometimes in the offseason. The connections are all there, and that'll please some former teammates who had to deal with hard news this week ...

August 10th 2019


Mets sign Joe Panik as Brodie Van Wagenen continues adding veteran pieces

CBSSports.comThe New York Mets have won six in a row and nine of their last 10, a run that has enabled them to re-enter the wild-card race. Coming into Friday, they're a half game behind the Milwaukee Brewers for the second berth in the play-in game -- tied with both the ...

August 9th 2019


Mets sign Joe Panik to fill infield opening

New York PostThe Mets have their Robinson Cano replacement. After days of speculation and mutual interest, second baseman Joe Panik to the Mets is a done deal. The sides had to wait until he cleared waivers on Friday afternoon and for the Mets to clear a roster spot, ...

August 9th 2019


MLB rumors: Joe Panik expected to sign with Mets if he clears waivers

NBCSports.comIt didn't take long for Joe Panik to find a new home. The Giants designated the second baseman for assignment Tuesday after acquiring Scooter Gennett at the MLB trade deadline. Panik appears to have found a nice landing spot, though, as he reportedly is ...

August 9th 2019


Why Giants DFAing Joe Panik was different than all the previous moves

NBCSports.comJust when it seemed guys had gotten used to the churn, Joe Panik, a longtime member of the core, was designated for assignment. Zaidi has DFA'd or optioned plenty of familiar names, but Panik was by far the biggest to be let go by the new regime. It caught ...

August 7th 2019


Joe Panik to Mets? New York Daily News make case for ex-Giants infielder

NBCSports.comAfter six years with the Giants, second baseman Joe Panik was designated for assignment Tuesday in an expected, yet difficult move. Panik has struggled at the plate throughout the 2019 season, and Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi was ...

August 7th 2019


'I feel bad, I feel sad' — Giants part ways with Joe Panik

San Francisco ChronicleThe emotions were real, as they are whenever long-term relationships cease because of a business decision. The Giants designated Joe Panik for assignment Tuesday, ending a six-season run for the second baseman that included a World Series ...

August 7th 2019


For the Giants and Joe Panik, a difficult farewell

San Francisco ChronicleConner Menez walked into the Giants' clubhouse Tuesday to find a locker with his nameplate and No. 51 attached. He's right next to Jeff Samardzjia, one of the old hands, and the way this team moves its players in and out, it offered the rookie pitcher a ...

August 7th 2019


Joe Panik could be the next MLB player to change teams after the trade deadline

USA TODAYThe San Francisco Giants on Tuesday cut ties with second baseman Joe Panik, who potentially could provide some veteran depth for a playoff contender down the stretch. But wait a minute ... didn't the one and only MLB trade deadline just pass? Yes, but the ...

August 7th 2019


San Francisco Giants Part Ways With 2nd Baseman Joe Panik

CBS San FranciscoSAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The San Francisco Giants designated veteran second baseman Joe Panik for assignment, ending his six-year run with the team that included the 2014 World Series crown, an appearance in the 2015 All-Star Game and a Gold ...

August 7th 2019


Joe Panik releases heartfelt statement after being DFA'd by Giants

NBCSports.comSAN FRANCISCO -- Joe Panik was one of the first Giants to circle the room after the trade deadline, offering hugs to teammates who were staying after several tense weeks. A few minutes later, Panik saw the Scooter Gennett news. He knew his days in San ...

August 7th 2019