Joe attended St. John’s University in New York and, in his three seasons there, batted .371 (233-for-628) with 48 doubles, 24 home runs, 156 RBI and 33 stolen bases in 166 games.
Joe earned his first Rawlings Gold Glove Award in in 2016 and was the first Giants second baseman to win the award since Robby Thompson in 1993. Despite missing all but four games in July with concussion symptoms, Joe established career highs in 2016 in games played (127), at-bats (464), runs (67), home runs (10) and RBI (62). A National-League All-Star for the World-Champion Giants in 2015, he was among NL leaders – ﬁfth in hits (116), tied for seventh in doubles (25), eighth in on-base pct. (.374) and eighth in batting average (.309) – before missing most of the ﬁnal two months of the season with inﬂammation in his lower back. Joe made his Major -League debut with the Giants on June 21, 2014 and established himself as one of the top NL rookies, hitting .305 with 10 doubles, two triples, a home run and 18 RBI in 73 games. He led all NL rookies in batting average and on-base pct. (.343) while tying for fourth in multi-hit games (25) and placing sixth in hits.
Joe went 3-for-5 in his the first post-season game of his career on October 1, 2014 at Pittsburgh’s PNC Park. He became the fourth Giants rookie to have three-or-more hits in a single post-season game, joining Freddie Lindstrom (1924), Buster Posey (2010) and Bill Terry (1924).