2B - TOR
Joe Panik signed a minor-league contract with the Blue Jays on Saturday.
Panik is a non-roster invitee, and will get a chance to compete for a job in Spring Training. He slashed .244/.315/.336 with five home runs, 39 RBI, 50 runs scored and four stolen bases across 491 plate appearances for the Mets/Giants last season. Panik will look to turn things around after having back-to-back mediocre campaigns.
Joe Panik has agreed to a big-league contract with the Mets.
The Mets will have to clear a roster spot in order to sign Panik. Panik’s career got off to a nice start, as he’s flashed as useful MI for fantasy purposes, but he’s been on a bad Giants team of late and struggled to a .633 OPS over the last two seasons. He’s not fantasy relevant.
The New York Mets are expected to sign infielder Joe Panik. Panik was recently designated for assignment by the San Francisco Giants.
The move is expected if Panik clears waivers. Based on his production, or lack of production, this season and recently, this should happen. Panik's career got off to a nice start, and he's flashed as a useful MI for fantasy purposes, but he's been on bad Giants' teams of late and struggled to a .633 OPS over the last two seasons. He's not fantasy relevant.
Joe Panik was designated for assignment by the Giants Tuesday.
Panik failed to draw a start in his last three games. Once the Giants acquired Scooter Gennett, it became increasingly obvious Panik was in line for a reduced role. He hit .235 with three home runs and 27 RBI in 103 games for the Giants this season. Panik could receive some interest while on waivers.
Joe Panik went hitless in four at bats on Monday as the Giants beat the Dodgers 3-2.
Panik is now hitting .240 with a .651 OPS this year. Like many San Francisco position players he just isn't worth rostering in fantasy, even though he's been leading off lately.