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PAT NESHEK RUMORS & GOSSIP

St Louis Cardinals closer dilemma: Rosenthal or Neshek?

It was almost one year ago that Trevor Rosenthal supplanted Edward Mujica as the Cardinals closer. Mujica was in the midst of an outstanding all-star campaign as the 9th inning man in St Louis when he imploded in September, amassing an 11.50 ERA. Despite racking up 37 saves for the Cardinals in the regular season, Mujica was yanked from his closer role in favor of Trevor Rosenthal...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

The best gift ever exchanged for a jersey number?

When John Lackey was traded from the Boston Red Sox to the St. Louis Cardinals at the deadline, he was confronted with a conundrum, a relatively minor one in the grand scheme of things, but a conundrum nevertheless. Lackey, much like many of his professional sports-playing contemporaries — especially baseball players — apparently is something […] The post John Lackey gave Pat...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

The Emergence Of Pat Neshek

Pat Neshek didn’t just turn into a great pitcher in 2014. He has been pretty good before and with a few different baseball teams. The seven year veteran broke onto the scene in 2006 with the Minnesota Twins and dazzled in his rookie season. In 37 innings, he compiled a 0.78 WHIP(walks and hits per inning pitched) [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Neshek filled with emotion upon return to Minnesota as All-Star

MINNEAPOLIS -- Simply retelling the moment that nearly brought him to tears nearly brought Pat Neshek to tears. St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny gathered his team in the clubhouse earlier this month to announce that catcher Yadier Molina had made the All-Star team, followed by news that Adam Wainwright and Matt Carpenter would be joining him. Matheny, the National League...
Via Fox Sports North
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

After initial scare, Neshek is back with Cards and newborn son appears to be OK

JUPITER, Fla. -- Proud new papa Pat Neshek wore a smile of relief as well as happiness when he returned to Cardinals camp Monday morning. Undoubtedly, there was some trepidation mixed in, too. Neshek's wife, Stephanee, gave birth to a 7-pound, 11-ounce boy -- Hoyt Robert Neshek (yes, after the knuckleballer) -- on Thursday night. The newborn arrived 11 days earlier than the March...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Pat Neshek could have big effect for St. Louis Cardinals bullpen

The St. Louis Cardinals did not give veteran righthanded relief pitcher Pat Neshek a contract that will guarantee him a spot on the Opening Day roster, but he could become a vital, if unlikely, part of the team’s 2014 bullpen. The Cardinals have few needs for a pitching staff stacked with young, talented pitchers, but the under-the-radar minor league contract the organization...
Via i70baseball
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals sign veteran reliever Pat Neshek

Less than a week before pitchers and catchers report to spring training for the 2014 season, the Cardinals have signed veteran relief pitcher Pat Neshek to a minor league deal.  Neshek, 33, is a right-hander with a sidearm delivery that is closer to submarine than traditional overhand.  The Cardinals were due to add a veteran reliever after the departures of Edward Mujica and John...
Via isportsweb.com
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss
IN LOVING MEMORY

A's wear patch for Pat Neshek's son

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Via Tireball.com
October 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Pat Neshek’s baby son dies 23 hours after birth

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.
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

A’s reliever Pat Neshek caps playoff berth by witnessing son's birth

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 [...]
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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