Joe Panik not expected to return to Giants until September

The San Francisco Giants will continue to carry onwithout their All-Star second baseman for at least another couple weeks.CSN Bay Area quotes manager Bruce Bochy as saying that it"would be a little bit of a surprise" if second baseman Joe Panikwere to return before September.The good news for the Giants is that Panik, who has beenon the disabled list since Aug. 2 with lower back...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants remake ‘Full House’ intro, best thing you’ll see all day

Anyone who grew up in the 1990s and didn’t live in a cabin in the woods had a special treat every weekday afternoon when the beloved cast of “Full House” arrived on their television screens. The San Francisco Giants recaptured the legendary show’s magic with an amazing recreation of the intro—”Full Clubhouse” is the best thing you’ll watch all day. Watch as Brandon...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants create wonderful Full House parody

#FullClubhouse Starring @bcraw35 @mm_duffy @JeremyAffeldt @hunterpence Javier Lopez @JoePanik and Bruce Bochy — San Francisco Giants (@SFGiants) August 14, 2015 As far as team-produced parody videos, this one is right near the top of the list.  The Giants will be celebrating their San Francisco-based sitcom roots with a Full House night in September...
Via Awful Announcing
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Injuries Continue to Dampen San Francisco Giants Playoff Hopes

(Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images) The San Francisco Giants have reached a point in the season where it’s evident that the baseball god’s have simply decided that the team will never have a fully healthy starting outfield in 2015. Just as Nori Aoki was rounding back into form after missing over a month with a fracture fibula, the Giants’ left fielder suffered another fluke injury...
Via The Sports Journal
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies and Giants in "advanced" trade talks for second baseman Chase Utley

View image | We learned yesterday that Phillies second baseman Chase Utley had cleared waivers, which was pretty much expected. The Giants have been regularly linked to Utley, especially since second baseman Joe Panik went onto the disabled list with lower back inflammation. But it appears now that the...
Via Philliedelphia
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The bruised, battered Giants push for the playoffs

If you happen to believe there’s no such thing as a curse, the San Francisco Giants are probably testing your faith right now. Odd years have been a thorn in the Giants’ side for a while now, interrupting their World Series dynasty plans with playoff-less autumns. And something unfortunate always seems to befall them in those years, prompting the belief in an odd-year curse....
Via The Outside Corner
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Giants scouting veteran Phillies second baseman Chase Utley

With starting second baseman Joe Panik on the disabled list, the San Francisco Giants reportedly have their eyes on adding an insurance policy as they enter the final third of the season. According to a report from CSN Philadelphia, the Giants had a scout in San Diego to watch Utley play for each game of the Phillies' weekend series against the Padres. Panik, who is currently on...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants scouted Chase Utley, who softens trade stance

View image | Connecting the dots last week was not too hard. The San Francisco Giants placed second baseman Joe Panik on the 15-day disabled list. Chase Utley returned from his disabled list stint, and without an option automatically vesting, Utley could be a good trade candidate. While the...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

MRI reveals no structural concerns in Giants' Joe Panik's back

The San Francisco Giants are eager to have Joe Panik return to the diamond, and they received some good news about their All-Star second baseman on Wednesday. Panik, who was recently placed on the disabled list by the Giants due to inflammation in his lower back, discovered through an MRI that he has no structural issues in his back. The 24-year-old second baseman has not played...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

A Joe Panik injury could make Chase Utley a natural fit with San Francisco Giants

View image | "Breakout season" is a term used frequently with San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik. Though Panik may have been rushed to the big leagues out of necessity, Panik has established himself as a major league player. In 2015, Panik reached new levels, batting .309 with...
Via Philliedelphia
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Injury to Joe Panik Creates Difficulties for San Francisco Giants

SAN DIEGO, CA – JULY 20: Joe Panik #12 of the San Francisco Giants slides as he scores during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park July 20, 2015 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images) Starting second baseman Joe Panik has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the San Francisco Giants with back stiffness. Panik...
Via The Sports Journal
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Panik placed on DL with lower back inflammation

Joe Panik has been placed on the disabled list with lower back inflammation and the Giants have purchased the contract of Kelby Tomlinson. Panik tried to play through the injury with treatment, but there was still soreness that forced him out of multiple games the last ten days. Giants put Joe Panik on DL with lower back inflammation. Kelby Tomlinson called up. — Alex Pavlovic...
Via Baseball Essential
25 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants Lose Joe Panik to Sore Back

(AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) Just when it looked like the Giants starting lineup was fully healthy heading into a brutal August schedule, injury struck yet again. Second baseman Joe Panik was placed on the disabled list Monday afternoon after struggling through back stiffness over the past week. Panik was held out of the lineup last Tuesday and Wednesday with the team heading into an...
Via The Sports Journal
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Panik is Continuing All-Star Performance After Midsummer Classic for San Francisco Giants

SAN DIEGO, CA – JULY 20: Joe Panik #12 of the San Francisco Giants slides as he scores during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park July 20, 2015 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images) Second baseman Joe Panik has been an instrumental piece for the San Francisco Giants through the first half of the season, as the...
Via The Sports Journal
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Can the offense carry them?

The San Francisco Giants are built differently. Gone are the days of dominant pitching, in are the days of the Giants offense. The Giants playoff hopes ride solely on their offense. Why, because the pitching staff is way too inconsistent. In 2010 and 2012 the Giants built their team around pitching and timely hitting. This was something that other teams tried to duplicate as they...
July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants sport colorful cleats during All-Star Game

Baseball uniforms are usually quite dour -- home white and road gray jerseys often paired with black cleats. This was not the case at the All-Star game in Cincinnati. Various Giants All-Stars sported colorful cleats. Giants orange and championship gold were the colors on the cleats of second baseman Joe Panik, shortstop Brandon Crawford and pitcher Madison Bumgarner.Catcher Buster...
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July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants Led By Unlikely Stars in First Half

NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 09: Chris Heston #53 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates his no hitter with teamates against the New York Mets after their game at Citi Field on June 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) Per usual, the San Francisco Giants are in the thick of the MLB playoff race at the 2015 All-Star break. Winners of three of the last five World Series...
Via The Sports Journal
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants Brandon Crawford, Joe Panik Taking in First All-Star Experience

(Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) The San Francisco Giants’ Brandon Crawford and Joe Panik are spending their All-Star breaks in a much different manner than they’re accustomed to, as both players are spending the week with a lot more “all-star” than “break” on their agenda. The young middle infield tandem are experiencing their first taste as All-Stars, suitably doing so...
Via The Sports Journal
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants' Panik, Crawford enjoying their first time at All-Star Game

The Giants’ double-play duo of second baseman Joe Panik and shortstop Brandon Crawford are each first-time All-Stars this year. Check them out on the field and taking questions in Cincinnati.
Via Fox Sports
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Fan dives into McCovey Cove for Giants' home run (VIDEO)

Catching a foul ball or a home run ball is oftentimes all about reaction. One fan appeared to have no second-thoughts as he plunged into McCovey Cove in San Francisco to go after a home run ball on Friday night at AT&T Park. Giants second baseman Joe Panik hit a ball into the water beyond the right field wall at the park, and a replay showed a daring fan jumping into the Bay...
Via Fox Sports
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Fan sorta jumped in McCovey Cove for Panik's homer

Joe Panik pads the Giants' lead with a two-run home run as a fan leaps jump falls over the railing to retrieve the souvenir in McCovey Cove.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

SF Giants fan jumps into McCovey Cove for Joe Panik's HR ball (Video)

A San Francisco Giants fan jumped into McCovey Cove to retrieve a home run ball hit by Joe Panik during the seventh inning of Friday night's game at AT&T Park. Panik's two-run homer gave the Giants a 13-2 lead over Philadelphia. The ball bounced in the right field stands, then again on the sidewalk on the outside of the stadium before landing in the water. The fan didn't think...
Via Holdout Sports
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Fan jumps in McCovey Cove for Joe Panik’s homerun ball (VIDEO)

A San Francisco fan took a Giants leap of faith when he dove into the chilly waters of McCovey Cove to retrieve a home run ball hit by Joe Panik Friday night. The two-run homer bounced through the stands and over the stadium walkway before landing in the drink. Security tossed the fully-clothed dude a life preserver and helped him to safety after he went overboard.And is that the...
Via The Other Paper
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants' double-play combo of Crawford, Panik are both first-time All-Stars

Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford and second baseman Joe Panik are the first pair of middle infielders to be selected for the All-Star Game in the same year for the Giants since 2001. That year shortstop Rich Aurilia and second baseman Jeff Kent were chosen.It’s the first selection for the two players -- both sure-handed on the field and productive at the plate this year. Per the...
Via Fox Sports
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Three Giants reserves, pitchers join Posey on All-Star team

Three Giants were added to the National League All-Star team on Monday. Both pieces of the Giants’ double play combination up the middle were included -- shortstop Brandon Crawford and second baseman Joe Panik. Madison Bumgarner was named one of the pitchers on the squad. For Bumgarner this is his third straight selection, though he has never appeared in the game. The left-hander...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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