At 10:02 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2 the wife of Oakland A's relief pitcher Pat Neshek tweeted to announce the birth of their first-born son:It's a boy Gehrig John Neshek...8 lbs 5 oz, born 10212. Pat flew Oakland to FL just in time for birth!playoffbaby twitter.comStephaneeNeshe Stephanee Neshek (@StephaneeNeshek) October 3, 2012At 9:08 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3, hours after the A's beat the Rangers to win the AL West, Neshek took to Twitter himself to report the worst news possible:Please pray for my family.Tonight my wife & I lost our first & only son 23 hours after he was born with no explanation. Pat Neshek (@PatNeshek) October 4, 2012The A's organization issued the following statement regarding the sudden passing of Neshek's child:Our hearts go out to Pat and Stephanee and we share in their sorrow of losing their young son. The entire As organization will keep the Neshek family in our prayers and thoughts, as they try to come to grips with this tragic occurrence in their lives.Our thoughts are with the Neshek family.
A's Neshek loses newborn baby boy
October 4, 2012, 4:45 am