Right-handed reliever Pat Neshek and the Oakland Athletics have reached agreement on a one-year contract, avoiding salary arbitration.
The AL West champion A's rallied around Neshek after his newborn son, Gehrig, died 23 hours after his birth just before the playoffs began last month. Oakland players took the field wearing patches in the baby's honor during their five-game...
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November 28, 2012
DETROIT -- The official attendance for Game 1 of the Tigers-Athletics series was 43,323.
Pat Neshek is convinced that there was at least one more.
Pitching just three days after the death of his newborn son, Neshek entered Saturday's game in the seventh inning with two runners on and one out.
Fighting overpowering emotions, he nearly got Omar Infante to ground into an inning...
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 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...
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 [...]
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...
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...
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October 04, 2012
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.
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 [...]