Piatek's tally includes nine Serie A goals after netting in seven consecutive matches, a run that sees him at the top of the league's scoring charts ahead of some of the world's elite strikers.
Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo, in comparison, has hit four so far, with Napoli's Lorenzo Insigne on five and Argentine duo Mauro Icardi and Gonzalo Higuain have one and two goals in Serie A respectively.
The striker also finds himself in esteemed historical company, with the last player to achieve this feat from the start of the season being Batistuta in 1994-95.
Tenth is curiously where Genoa found themselves going into Sunday's clash with Parma, with Piatek's goals the high point of a rather unstable start to the new season.
7 - Krzysztof #Piatek has scored for the seventh game in a row: Gabriel Omar Batistuta was the last player to score in each of the first seven Serie A matches back in 1994/95 (he did so in 11 straight games, ending the season with 26 goals). Historic. #GenoaParma— OptaPaolo (@OptaPaolo) October 7, 2018
His form in Italy has also led to inevitable comparisons with fellow Poland international Robert Lewandowski, who has a comparatively three to his name in the Bundesliga so far.