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Amazin Avenue Aug 18, 2019
Open thread: Mets vs. Royals, 8/18/19

Open thread: Mets vs. Royals, 8/18/19

Photo by Carmen Mandato/ Zack Wheeler takes the mound for the rubber game in KC. Mets lineup Amed Rosario - SS Joe Panik - 2B Pete Alonso - 1B Michael Conforto - RF Wilson Ramos - DH Todd Frazier - 3B Juan Lagares - CF Aaron Altherr - LF Tomas Nido - C Zack Wheeler - SP Royals lineup Whit Merrifield - 2B Nicky Lopez - SS Hunter Dozier - RF Jorge Soler - DH Ryan O’Hearn - 1B Cheslor Cuthbert - 3B Bubba Starling - LF Brett Phillips - CF Nick Dini - C Glenn Sparkman - SP Broadcast info TV: SNYRadio: WCBS 880
New York Post Aug 16, 2019

Ex-Met Adeiny Hechavarria stays in NL East with rival Braves

Adeiny Hechavarria has a new home, and it’s with a rival. The veteran infielder, who was released by the Mets last week following the signing of Joe Panik, was signed Friday by the Braves. Hechavarria was cut one day before a scheduled $1 million roster bonus was set to go into effect. He hit .204/.252/.359...
Amazin Avenue Aug 16, 2019
Amed Rosario and Pete Alonso provide the offense as Mets brave a Braves comeback

Amed Rosario and Pete Alonso provide the offense as Mets brave a Braves comeback

Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports A 10-3 lead quickly became a 10-8 bundle of anxiety as the Mets took the series finale in Atlanta. In typical Mets fashion, a game that should’ve been a laugher was quickly turned into a nail-biter as the Braves scored five runs on four home runs over the final two innings in their 10-8 victory over Atlanta. Coming out of the gate, the Mets had little trouble putting the screws to a pitcher that had dominated them for so long in Julio Teheran. Amed Rosario doubled to start the game and Joe Panik quickly followed with a single to put two men in scoring...
Amazin Avenue Aug 11, 2019
Open thread: Mets vs. Nationals, 8/11/19

Open thread: Mets vs. Nationals, 8/11/19

Photo by Al Bello/ Jacob deGrom takes the mound as the Mets attempt to sweep the Nationals and overtake them in the standings. Mets lineup Jeff McNeil - RF Amed Rosario - SS Michael Conforto - CF Pete Alonso - 1B J.D. Davis - LF Wilson Ramos - C Todd Frazier - 3B Joe Panik - 2B Jacob deGrom - RHP Nationals lineup Trea Turner - SS Adam Eaton - RF Anthony Rendon - 3B Juan Soto - LF Matt Adams - 1B Asdrubal Cabrera - 2B Gerardo Parra - CF Kurt Suzuki - C Anibal Sanchez - RHP Broadcast info TV: SNYRadio: WCBS 880, ESPN 1050
Rising Apple Aug 11, 2019

New York Mets: Grading the Brad Brach and Joe Panik signings

The New York Mets will give Brad Brach and Joe Panik another chance with them this season. Were they the right choice? The New York Mets 2019 season has been a tale of two extremes. Before the All-Star break, the team struggled to find consistency and a winning formula. At their worst, they sat 11 […] New York Mets: Grading the Brad Brach and Joe Panik signings - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rising Apple Aug 10, 2019

Mets bring in two more local boys, Brad Brach and Joe Panik

There’s no crying in baseball or trading after July 31. However, the New York Mets managed to add two more local players to the roster this week with the addition of Brad Brach and Joe Panik. The New York Mets continued to add to their roster this week despite not having the availability of trades […] Mets bring in two more local boys, Brad Brach and Joe Panik - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SFGate Aug 9, 2019

Former Giants second baseman Joe Panik joins Mets

NEW 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. Born about 20 miles north of Citi Field in Yonkers, Panik lived in suburban Dutchess County and attended John Jay High in the hamlet of Hopewell Junction. He played college baseball for St. John’s, not far from his new team’s Queens stadium. “It couldn’t have worked out any better for myself, personally, a lot of family, a lot of friends in the...
New York Post Aug 9, 2019

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

The 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 designated for assignment by the team he helped win...
SNY TV Aug 9, 2019

What can Joe Panik offer the Mets?

Seeing Joe Panik fall to waivers would have been a major surprise just a year ago. But, in a season defined by change for the San Francisco Giants, his release is the latest indicator of a franchise headed in a new direction.
NorthJersey.com Aug 9, 2019
Joe Panik discusses signing with the Mets

Joe Panik discusses signing with the Mets

The Mets signed Joe Panik on Friday.        
SNY TV Aug 9, 2019

Joe Panik in lineup as Mets begin 3-game set on Friday vs. Nats at 7:10 p.m. on SNY

The Mets (58-56, 8 GB in NL East, 0.5 GB of second Wild Card) begin a pivotal three-game series against the Washington Nationals (61-53, current first Wild Card) at Citi Field. First pitch is slated for 7:10 p.m. on SNY.
SNY TV Aug 9, 2019

Ecstatic Joe Panik calls joining Mets an easy decision

The Mets are throwing Joe Panik right into the fire on Friday. He's starting at second base and batting eighth in the lineup for the start of a critical three-game set against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field.
SNY TV Aug 9, 2019

Joe Panik starting for Mets vs. Nationals

Joe Panik cleared waivers on Friday and signed with the Mets, the team announced.
Amazin Avenue Aug 9, 2019
Mets sign Joe Panik

Mets sign Joe Panik

Neville E. Guard-USA TODAY Sports The second baseman was designated for assignment by the Giants on August 6th The New York Mets announced earlier today that they have signed second baseman Joe Panik, who was designated for assignment by the San Francisco Giants earlier in the week. Panik went unclaimed through waivers today after hitting a well below average .235/.310/.317 in 388 plate appearances this season. Panik figures to fill-in at second base for Robinson Cano down the stretch, who was recently placed on the 10-day injured list with a torn left hamstring. Panik is expected to be...
The Mercury News Aug 9, 2019
New York Mets to sign former San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik

New York Mets to sign former San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik

The former Giants infielder is heading home.

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