By: Michael Ganci

Mets Interested in Joe Panik

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Recently DFA’d second baseman Joe Panik, a longtime San Francisco Giant, is soon to be on the market, and the Mets are interested in adding him, according to Mike Puma of the New York Post.

It’s been a bad year for Panik, who’s accumulated a -.4 WAR this season, as he’s batted just .235 with a .310 OBP. But he has a proven track record, and as recently as 2017, he hit .288 with a .347 OBP, and he amassed 28 doubles.

For the league minimum, and to provide an obvious offensive upgrade from Luis Guillorme, this seems like a no-brainer. Panik attended John Jay High School in Hopewell Junction, and he went to college at St. John’s University.

Come home Joe…and you’ll finally be where you belong…in Panik City!

About Michael Ganci

Michael Ganci is the Co-Founder of the Daily Stache, along with Matthew Falkenbury. Since 2008, Ganci has eat, drank and dreamt all things Mets, and he'd have it no other way. Feel free to follow him on Twitter at @DailyStache.

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