Joe Panik's schedule: hit indoors tomorrow, hit on the field Sunday, hopefully start minor league rehab assignment Tuesday.
Bochy said he hopes Panik will rejoin #sfgiants first week of September.
CSN Bay Area "There was good Joe Panik news and bad Joe Panik news. Panik played catch in Scottsdale today and he'll take some swings this weekend for the first time since going on the DL with lower back inflammation. So, he's making progress, but it's slow progress. Manager Bruce Bochy said it "would be a..." August 20
Bochy said Panik won't be ready when DL stint is up, mostly rehabbing this week. Will pick up baseball work next week.
Joe Panik addendum: he did have a cortisone shot, trainer Dave Groeschner said.
Tests on Panik show inflammation, Bochy hopes he's back when he's eligible after 15 days. #sfgiants
San Francisco Chronicle "Joe Panik’s back issue flared up again, and the All-Star second baseman isn’t in Sunday’s lineup. Panik, who missed Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s home games with back stiffness, played the past two nights here. But running the bases Saturday, he seemed to favor his back, and it was noticed by..." August 03
Panik dealing with stiff back again. Might miss a couple games. Bochy said he "gutted it out last night."
Hardball Talk "With still no return date for Marco Scutaro in sight and Giants second basemen hitting a repulsive .170/.262/.296 for the season, the decision was made to call up 2011 first-round pick Joe Panik prior to Saturday’s game against the Diamondbacks. The 23-year-old Panik was having a fine season in..." June 21