San Francisco Giants: The 16 Best Moments of 2016
By Daniel Sperry
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No. 3: Joe Panik’s Walkoff Double
Joe Panik had a topsy-turvy 2016. A rough start at the plate, followed by a concussion, and then never regaining his swing. It literally took until Game 3 of the 2016 NLDS for Panik to get his swing back. Boy did he come up clutch.
After the Giants had done their patented 2016 move, “The Blown Save”, for the umpteenth time, the Giants got somebody on base in the bottom of the thirteenth. In a “Win or Go Home” game, up stepped Panik, to deliver the magic:
That double was a huge moment, giving the Giants plenty of belief that they could get the game back to a game five. Panik’s hit was huge, and was the walk-off winner, but probably wasn’t the biggest hit in that game! That leads us to moment number 2…