|Nov. 28 2:28 PM PT3:28 PM MT4:28 PM CT5:28 PM ET17:28 ET22:28 GMT6:28 CST3:28 PM MST5:28 PM EST5:58 PM VEN2:28 UAE (+1)4:28 PM CT-Neshek and the Oakland Athletics have reached agreement on a one-year contract, avoiding salary arbitration.
Analysis: 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 division series loss to the Detroit Tigers. He went 2-1 with a 1.37 ERA in 24 appearances with the A's after being acquired from Baltimore on Aug. 3 for cash considerations.
|Oct. 6 7:58 PM PT8:58 PM MT9:58 PM CT10:58 PM ET22:58 ET2:58 GMT10:58 CST7:58 PM MST9:58 PM EST10:28 PM VEN6:58 UAE (+1)9:58 PM CT-Neshek says he "completely broke down" when he found out his teammates were taking the field wearing patches honoring his late son.
Analysis: The Oakland reliever pitched briefly in the Athletics' 3-1 loss to Detroit in the American League playoffs Saturday night. The A's wore patches with the initials GJN. Gehrig John Neshek died 23 hours after his birth. Neshek entered the game with two on and one out in the seventh inning but got out of the jam without any scoring.
|Oct. 5 6:46 PM PT7:46 PM MT8:46 PM CT9:46 PM ET21:46 ET1:46 GMT9:46 CST6:46 PM MST8:46 PM EST9:16 PM VEN5:46 UAE (+1)8:46 PM CT-Neshek is with his teammates again following the death of his newborn son.
Analysis: 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 against Detroit.
|Aug. 3 5:34 PM PT6:34 PM MT7:34 PM CT8:34 PM ET20:34 ET0:34 GMT8:34 CST5:34 PM MST7:34 PM EST8:04 PM VEN4:34 UAE (+1)7:34 PM CT-Oakland acquired Neshek from Baltimore for cash.
Analysis: He was added to the 25-man roster. The A's sent catcher Kurt Suzuki to the Washington Nationals for catcher David Freitas earlier in the day.