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Oakland A's reliever Pat Neshek will remain away from the team to deal with the death of his infant son. The pitcher had left the A's Tuesday to be with his wife, Stephanee Neshek, for the birth of their son, Gehrig John Neshek. Gehrig John died about 23 hours later. "Please pray for my family. Tonight my wife & I lost our first & only son 23 hours after he was born with no explanation," Neshek posted on Twitter. Stephanee later added: "There was no cause of death and I am having trouble understanding why God can let such a thing happen an innocent being." Neshek posted a 1.37 ERA in 24 relief appearances with the A's this season. He missed the 2009 season after Tommy John elbow surgery. "Our hearts go out to Pat and Stephanee and we share in their sorrow of losing their young son," the A's said in a statement. "The entire A's organization will keep the Neshek family in our prayers and thoughts, as they try to ...
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What a day, my wife is now in labor!#playoffbaby — Pat Neshek (@PatNeshek) October 2, 2012 Oakland Athletics reliever Pat Neshek was probably a bundle of nerves and going through a multitude of emotions on Monday. Not only did the A’s clinch a playoff berth for the first time since 2006 with a 4-3 win [...]
What started as a dream week for Oakland A’s relief pitcher Pat Neshek turned tragic after his baby son died 23 hours after being born on Tuesday.
In what was supposed to be a day of celebration for Pat Neshek, turned into a nightmare and a day of sorrow.
Just hours after the Oakland A's vitory over the Texas Rangers giving them an improbable AL West crown, pitcher Pat Neshek's newborn son unexpectedly died.
Gehrig John Neshek died less than 24 hours after his birth. Neshek tweeted, "Please pray for my family...
On Wednesday, a heartwarming story emerged about how Oakland A’s relief pitcher Pat Neshek went from celebrating a playoff berth with the team to racing cross-country to witness the birth of his son in Florida. Tragically, the story has a heart-wrenching ending: Neshek tweeted Wednesday night that little Gehrig John Neshek had passed away, a [...]
Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Pat Neshek said that his newborn son has died.
The right-hander posted on his Twitter account late Wednesday night that he and his wife lost their first child 23 hours after his birth "with no explanation." He asked for prayers, and words of support began flooding Twitter.
Neshek took a flight home to Florida to be at the birth of Gehrig...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Pat Neshek said that his newborn son has died.
The former Minnesota Twins right-hander posted on his Twitter account late Wednesday night that he and his wife lost their first child 23 hours after his birth "with no explanation." He asked for prayers, and words of support began flooding Twitter.
Neshek took a flight...
Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Pat Neshek is with his teammates again following the death of his newborn son.
Neshek's son Gehrig John Neshek died 23 hours after his birth -- the right-hander posted the tragic news on Twitter late Wednesday night. Neshek was with the A's on Friday, when the team worked out at Comerica Park a day before the start of the AL division series...