Choice, Panik named to AFL Rising Stars game roster

November 2, 2011, 5:48 am
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Giants infielder Joe Panik and A's outfielder Michael Choice have been named to the Arizona Fall League Rising Stars game roster.Panik, drafted 29th overall by the Giants in 2011, hit .341 in 69 games with Low-A Salem-Keizer and followed that up with a .250 average, .344 on-base percentage, and two home runs in 16 games with the Scottsdale Scorpions of the AFL.Michael Choice, drafted by the A's with the 10th overall pick in 2010, won the Week 1 AFL Player of the Week award after going 8-for-17 with three home runs.The game will take place on Saturday at Surprise Stadium at 5:10 p.m. and be televised live on MLB Network.

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