Pat Neshek

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  • B/T: S/R
  • 6' 3"/220
  • Age: 35

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Pat Neshek Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2-2 2.65 37.1 33 0.83

Pat Neshek MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
28-19 2.89 373.2 368 1.04

Pat Neshek Bio

  • Full Name: Patrick John Neshek
  • Pronunciation: KNEE-sheck
  • Born: 9/4/1980 in Madison, WI
  • Draft: 2002, Minnesota Twins, 6th rd. (182nd overall)
  • College: Butler
  • Debut: July 7, 2006
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2016 Stats 2 2 2.65 47 0 0 37.1 33 0.83
MLB Career Stats 28 19 2.89 410 0 7 373.2 368 1.04

Pat Neshek 2016 Splits

Duration W L ERA G GS SV IP H ER BB SO WHIP
Last 7 Games 0 0 3.38 7 0 0 5.1 5 2 0 5 0.94
Last 15 Games 0 1 2.25 15 0 0 12.0 7 3 2 10 0.75
Last 30 Games 1 2 2.55 30 0 0 24.2 18 7 5 21 0.93
Duration W L ERA G GS SV IP H ER BB SO WHIP
Last 7 Games 0 0 3.38 7 0 0 5.1 5 2 0 5 0.94
Last 15 Games 0 1 2.25 15 0 0 12.0 7 3 2 10 0.75
Last 30 Games 1 2 2.55 30 0 0 24.2 18 7 5 21 0.93
Last 3 Games W L SV IP H ER BB SO
8/16 vs STL 0 0 0 1.0 2 2 0 2
8/19 @ BAL 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 1
8/24 @ PIT 0 0 0 0.2 1 0 0 0
Last 3 Games W L SV IP H ER BB SO
8/16 vs STL 0 0 0 1.0 2 2 0 2
8/19 @ BAL 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 1
8/24 @ PIT 0 0 0 0.2 1 0 0 0
2016 Games by Position: RP (47)

Pat Neshek Slider Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2016 Astros AL 283 Slider 83.21 82.38 2121.00 5.78 81.59
MLB Avg - - - Slider 84.56 83.95 1967.00 5.85 86.97
Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2016 Astros AL 283 Slider 83.21 82.38 2121.00 5.78 81.59
MLB Avg - - - Slider 84.56 83.95 1967.00 5.85 86.97

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Pat Neshek 2016 Projections

Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
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1 0 3.48 10 0 0 0 0 0 10.1 9 4 4 2 0 3 0 10 1.16
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3 2 2.83 57 0 0 0 0 0 47.2 32 15 15 7 0 11 5 43 0.90
Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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1 0 3.48 10 0 0 0 0 0 10.1 9 4 4 2 0 3 0 10 1.16
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3 2 2.83 57 0 0 0 0 0 47.2 32 15 15 7 0 11 5 43 0.90

Pat Neshek News

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October 16, 2015 at 6:09 AM ET

Neshek compiles 28 holds in 2015

Astros right-hander Pat Neshek finished the 2015 regular season with a 3-6 record, a 3.62 ERA, a 1.12 WHIP and 51 strikeouts across 54 2/3 innings.

September 16, 2015 at 9:45 PM ET

Gregerson leaves Astros for birth of child

Luke Gregerson left the Astros Wednesday to join his wife, Lindsey, in Orlando for the birth of their first child. Because of an expanded September roster, Gregerson wasn't placed on the paternity list; it's unclear when he'll return.

Awards

Pat Neshek Awards

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2014 St. Louis NL

MiLB.com Triple-A Relief Pitcher of the Year

Year Team League
2006 Rochester INT

Baseball America Triple-A All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Rochester INT

INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Rochester INT

INT Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Rochester INT

INT Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
07/02/2012 Norfolk INT

Pat Neshek Leaderboards

Saves

Season SV Rank
2014 6 21st in NL

Games

Season G Rank
2007 74 5th in AL
2014 71 15th in NL
2015 66 24th in AL

Holds

Season HLD Rank
2007 15 18th in AL
2014 25 6th in NL
2015 28 3rd in AL

Pat Neshek Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
December 12, 2014 Houston Astros signed free agent RHP Pat Neshek.
October 30, 2014 RHP Pat Neshek elected free agency.
March 30, 2014 St. Louis Cardinals selected the contract of RHP Pat Neshek from Memphis Redbirds.
February 6, 2014 St. Louis Cardinals signed free agent RHP Pat Neshek to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
February 6, 2014 RHP Pat Neshek assigned to Memphis Redbirds.
November 5, 2013 RHP Pat Neshek elected free agency.
October 12, 2013 Oakland Athletics activated RHP Pat Neshek.
October 4, 2013 Oakland Athletics reassigned RHP Pat Neshek to the minor leagues.
September 3, 2013 Oakland Athletics selected the contract of RHP Pat Neshek from Sacramento River Cats.
August 28, 2013 Oakland Athletics sent Pat Neshek outright to Sacramento River Cats.
August 26, 2013 Oakland Athletics designated Pat Neshek for assignment.
August 3, 2012 Oakland Athletics selected the contract of RHP Pat Neshek from Sacramento River Cats.
August 3, 2012 Norfolk Tides traded RHP Pat Neshek to Sacramento River Cats for cash.
April 4, 2012 Pat Neshek assigned to Norfolk Tides.
January 30, 2012 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent RHP Pat Neshek to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
September 29, 2011 RHP Pat Neshek elected free agency.
September 6, 2011 San Diego Padres sent Pat Neshek outright to Tucson Padres.
September 1, 2011 San Diego Padres designated Pat Neshek for assignment.
August 26, 2011 Tucson Padres activated RHP Pat Neshek.
August 24, 2011 San Diego Padres optioned RHP Pat Neshek to Tucson Padres.
August 21, 2011 San Diego Padres designated Pat Neshek for assignment.
August 14, 2011 San Diego Padres recalled RHP Pat Neshek from Tucson Padres.
July 29, 2011 San Diego Padres optioned Pat Neshek to Tucson Padres.
July 26, 2011 San Diego Padres recalled Pat Neshek from Tucson Padres.
July 9, 2011 San Diego Padres optioned Pat Neshek to Tucson Padres.
May 17, 2011 San Diego Padres recalled Pat Neshek from Tucson Padres.
April 24, 2011 San Diego Padres optioned Pat Neshek to Tucson Padres.
March 20, 2011 San Diego Padres claimed RHP Pat Neshek off waivers from Minnesota Twins.
October 13, 2010 Pat Neshek roster status changed by Minnesota Twins.
October 6, 2010 Minnesota Twins reassigned RHP Pat Neshek to the minor leagues.
September 7, 2010 Minnesota Twins recalled Pat Neshek from Rochester Red Wings.
June 5, 2010 Minnesota Twins optioned Pat Neshek to Rochester Red Wings.
June 5, 2010 Pat Neshek assigned to Rochester Red Wings from Fort Myers Miracle.
June 2, 2010 sent RHP Pat Neshek on a rehab assignment to Fort Myers Miracle.
May 2, 2010 Pat Neshek roster status changed by Minnesota Twins.
November 10, 2009 Minnesota Twins activated RHP Pat Neshek from the 60-day disabled list.

Patrick John Neshek Bio Info

Graduated from Park Center (Minn.) High School in 1999 where he was named All-State as a senior...developed his sidearm delivery after an injury in high school...attended Butler University, where he set the single-game strikeout record (18 vs. Detroit, April 15, 2001), single-season strikeout record (118, 2001) and career strikeout record (280)...was a 2001 Cape Cod League All-Star...he and his wife, Stephanee, reside in Vero Beach, Fla....name is pronounced NEE-shek.

2015

Posted his second consecutive and third total season with at least 60 appearances, ranking second on the club with 66...led the Astros with 28 holds, which also ranked fourth in the American League...became the third pitcher in club history to record 28 holds in a season, joining RHP Octavio Dotel (33in 2003, 31 in 2002) and RHP Brad Lidge (28 in 2003)...set an Astros record by beginning a season with 24 consecutive games without a walk, surpassing RHP Wilton Lopez (20 games in 2012)...also marked the second-longest start-of-season streak in MLB history, behind only RHP Mark Eichhorn, who went 30 straight games without a walk to begin the 1991 season...ranked fifth among AL relievers in inherited runners scored percentage (14.8%), as he allowed just four of his 27 inherited runners to score all season (min. 25 IR)...made his seventh appearance on an Opening Day roster...made his longest appearance of the season on April 14, pitching 1.2 perfect innings and retiring all five batters faced with three strikeouts...was his longest outing since Aug. 10, 2014 at BAL...had three wins in five appearances from April 27-May 7, and consecutive wins in appearances on May 3 and May 7...recorded his first save of the season on May 19 vs. OAK by pitching a scoreless 0.1 of an inning...struck out the only batter he faced (Billy Burns) on three pitches...was his first save since Sept. 13, 2014 vs. COL...had his best month of the season in May...did not allow a run in his 12 appearances (10IP), and gave up only four hits and walked none in those games...did not allow a run in 17 appearances from April 27-June 7 (14IP)...was tied for the longest active scoreless appearance streak in the Majors (also RHP Kenley Jansen)...prior to the All-Star Break, his .183 (21x115) opponent batting average ranked 12th among AL relievers...owned a .160 mark (12x75) against righties...was scoreless in 26 of his last 30 games, and hitless in 12 of his last 17 outings prior to the ASB...made the first error of his career on Sept. 2 vs. SEA...had gone 353 games without making an error...made two postseason appearances, and was scoreless in both...pitched 0.2 of an inning in Game 2 of the ALDS, and 0.1 of an inning in Game 5

2014

Was a non-roster invitee to Spring Training after signing with the Cards as a minor league free agent on Feb. 6, 2014...was added to the Cardinals roster and spent the entire season with St. Louis...made 71 appearances, his most since 74 in 2007 with Minnesota...selected to his first All-Star Game by Manager Mike Matheny, playing in his hometown of Minneapolis, Minn. (0.1 IP, 3 H, 2R)...ranked second in the NL with a 0.77 WHIP and seventh with a 1.87 ERA...his 71 games were third-most on the Cardinals staff and tied for 15th among NL relievers...62 of his 71 appearances were scoreless...held a 7.56 strikeout/walk ratio which was tops among NL relief pitchers...his seven relief wins were tied for fifth in the NL, and the most by a Cardinals relief pitcher since RHP Russ Springer (8-1) in 2007...earned 26 holds which ranked sixth in the league...picked up his first career save on June 4 in his 255th game...had six saves during the season... had a 22-game (20.1 IP) scoreless streak from April 11-May 31, setting a new career high...it was the fifth-longest streak among National League relievers...from April 11-Aug. 13 allowed just two earned runs over 49 games, covering 46.0 innings...went 4-0, two saves and a 0.70 ERA in 43 games and 38.1 IP before the All-Star Break...was 3-2, four saves with a 3.41 ERA in 28 games and 29.0 IP after the break...appeared in eight postseason games, four in the NLDS vs. LAD and four in the ALCS vs. SF...posted a 2.35 ERA (2ER/7.2IP) with six punchouts and no walks

2013

Was on the Opening Day roster for the first time with the Athletics...Spent the entire season with Oakland with the exception of one week with Sacramento (AAA) at the end of August...Appeared in 45 games, his most at the big league level since he tallied a career-high 74 with Minnesota in 2007...Allowed a .252 batting average, the highest mark of his career and struck out 29 batters in 40.1 innings for a career-low average of 6.5 strikeouts per nine innings...Did not commit an error in five chances and has not made an error in 226 games and 27 chances in his career...Tossed a season-high 2.1 scoreless innings vs. DET (4/13) to start a 24-game stretch through 6/25 where he did not allow a run in 21 of 24 games. Had a 1.17 ERA and .226 opponents batting average over that span...Retired the side in order in the 9th inning at TEX (5/20) in the 200th appearance of his career...Had a season-best 1.08 ERA in nine games in May...Appeared in two games with Sacramento, both at Tacoma, and allowed two unearned runs in 2.0 innings. Returned to Oakland 9/3 when Sacramento's season ended and did not allow a run or a hit in four outings following his return.

2012 Was acquired from the Baltimore Orioles organization Aug. 3 for cash considerations after going 3-2 with 11 saves and a 2.66 ERA in 35 appearances at Triple-A Norfolk...then went 2-1 with a 1.37 ERA and .147 opponents batting average in 24 appearances with the A's...the ERA and opponents batting average were the lowest marks of his career...as was his .221 opponents on-base percentage and .309 slugging percentage...allowed a .094 (5-for-53) batting average against right-handed hitters compared to .333 (5-for-15) against left-handers...surrendered two of his three home runs to lefties for a .733 slugging percentage...righties slugged .189...opponents were 1-for-15 (.067) with runners in scoring position, including 0-for-8 with RISP and two outs...has allowed a .166 (26-for-157) average with RISP in his career...first batters faced were 3-for-18 (.167) with three walks, a hit by pitch and two sacrifice flies...they are batting .147 (23-for-156) with a .229 on-base percentage in his career...allowed 5-of- 17 (29.4%) inherited runners to score...was charged with two blown saves...opponents were 2-for-26 (.077) with two outs but both of the hits were home runs...did not allow a run (10.2 ip) and had a .061 opponents batting average in 11 appearances in Oakland...had a 3.00 ERA and .229 opponents average in 13 road games...has not allowed a run in 13 career appearances in the O.co Coliseum (13.0 ip)...did not commit an error in 24 games and has no errors in 181 career appearances (22 total chances). 2011 Was claimed off waivers by San Diego from Minnesota on March 20...Made the Padres Opening Day roster...Earned the win on Opening Day, March 31 @STL, his .rst win since August 15, 2007 @SEA...Had four separate stints with San Diego in 2011...Went 1-0 with a 2.16 ERA (16.2IP, 4ER) and a .203 (12-59) opponents batting average over his .rst 16 outings, March 31-June 10...Worked scoreless ball in 16 of his 25 outings for San Diego, including nine of 14 at home...Posted a 3.46 ERA (13.0IP, 5ER) over 14 outings at home for San Diego...Pitched to a 4.63 ERA (11.2IP, 6ER) in 11 outings on the road...Designated for assignment on September 1 and outrighted to Triple-A Tucson on September 6. 2010 Started the season on the Twins Opening Day roster for the third time in his career (missed 2009 with injury)...Made six appearances for the Twins and did not allow a run in his first five appearances (4.1 ip)...season-high with 2.0 innings pitched, April 14 vs. Boston...Placed on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right middle finger, May 2-June 5...returned from rehab assignment at Single-A Ft. Myers and was optioned to Triple-A Rochester...appeared in 30 games for the Red Wings, all in relief...Posted a four-game win-streak, June 29-August 3...recorded only save of the season, August 7 at Syracuse...Did not allow a run in nine consecutive appearances (11.1 ip), July 27-August 20...Went 2-0, 5.21 (19.0 ip, 11 er) in 13 games before the All-Star break and 3-1-1, 2.66 (20.1 ip, 6 er) in 17 games after the break with Rochester...Was recalled by the Twins, September 6...Set a career-high with three walks in a scoreless inning, September 19 vs. Oakland...Set a season-high with three strikeouts, September 25 at Detroit...it marked his first outing with three strikeouts since March of 2008. 2009 Missed the entire season recovering from "Tommy John" surgery on his right elbow. 2008 Had season-high three strikeouts, March 31 vs. Los Angeles (AL)...did not allow a run in seven appearances (5.1 ip), April 17-30...placed on 15-day disabled list with an acute partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow, May 9. 2007 Had 17.0 inning scoreless streak, April 21-May 26...did not allow a run in 11 consecutive appearances, going 1-0, 0.00 (10.1 ip), May 29-June 22...was one of five players on the Final Vote Ballot for the 2007 All-Star Game...did not allow a run in nine appearances, going 2-0, 0.00 (7.1 ip, 0 er), July 7-21...tied season-high three-game win-streak, July 15-28...tied season-high three strikeouts, July 18 vs. Detroit...tied season-high 2.0 innings, September 4 vs. Cleveland...had .183 batting-average-against with lefthanders batting .181 (17-for-94) with three home runs and righthanders batting .185 (27-for-146) with four home runs...stranded 45 of 59 (76%) inherited runners and first-batters-faced in relief were 8-for-62 (.129) with 22 strikeouts...tied for fifth in American League in games. 2006 Began season at Rochester...was 0-0, 0.00 (9.1 ip) with three saves, April 6-21...did not allow a run in six appearances, going 1-0, 0.00 (11.1 ip), with two saves, April 29-May 12...was 2-0, 0.52 (17.1 ip, 1 er) with six saves in nine appearances, May 17-June 6...selected to Triple-A All-Star Game, July 12 at Toledo...recalled and made Major League debut, July 7 at Texas...did not allow a run in five appearances (7.0 ip), July 7-23...recorded first Major League win, July 30 vs. Detroit...did not allow a run in nine appearances striking out 19 and walking just one, July 30-August 23...struck out a season-high four, twice, August 1 vs. Texas and August 12 vs. Toronto...recorded his second win August 16 vs. Cleveland as he retired the only batter he faced...recorded his third win in his next outing August 18 vs. Chicago (AL) with 1.1 scoreless innings... pitched 2.0 scoreless innings recording three strikeouts, September 28 vs. Kansas City...went 4-0 with a 0.90 ERA and held opponents to a .181 average at the Metrodome...stranded 26 of 29 (90%) of inherited runners and first-batters-faced in relief were 4-for-31 (.129)...named to Topps' Triple-A All-Star Team as top relief pitcher. 2005 Did not allow a run in 14 of 15 appearances, going 2-0, 0.92 (19.2 ip, 2 er) with 5 saves, April 18-May 29 . . . tied season-high 5 strikeouts, June 20 vs. Binghamton . . . did now allow a run in 9 of 10 appearances, going 2-1, 1.69 (16.0 ip, 3 er) with 4 saves, June 24-July 20 . . . season-high 3.0 innings, July 19 at Binghamton . . . was 0-0, 0.55 (16.1 ip, 1 er) with 7 saves in 11 appearances, August 4-26 . . . averaged 10.4 strikeouts per-9-innings . . . led Twins' minor leaguers in saves. 2004 Began season at New Britain . . . did not allow a run in 10 appearances, going 1-0, 0.00 (10.0 ip) with 1 save, May 5-June 5 . . . was 1-0, 0.00 (7.2 ip) with 1 save in 5 appearances, June 17-July 1 . . . season-high 4.0 innings and 4 strikeouts, July 5 vs. Trenton . . . transferred to Ft. Myers, July 15 . . . did not allow a run in 10 of 12 appearances, going 0-0, 1.32 (13.2 ip, 2 er) with 9 saves, July 17-August 20 . . . led club in saves. 2003 Began season at Quad Cities . . . did not allow an earned run in first 13 appearances, going 2-1, 0.00 (14.1 ip) with 5 saves, April 5-May 4 . . . Twins' Minor League Player of the Week, April 12-18 . . . Twins' Minor League Pitcher of the Month for April . . . did not allow a run in 13 of 14 appearances, going 1-0, 0.50 (18.0 ip, 1 er) with 9 saves, May 12-June 21 . . . season-high 5 strikeouts, June 12 at Peoria . . . named to Midwest League All-Star team, June 17 at West Michigan . . . promoted to Ft. Myers, June 23 . . . was 3-0, 1.64 (11.0 ip, 2 er) in 7 appearances, June 26-July 11 . . . did not allow a run in 9 of 11 appearances, going 1-0, 1.29 (14.0 ip, 2 er) with 2 saves, July 17-August 6 . . . promoted to New Britain, August 12 . . . tied season-high 3.0 innings, August 17 vs. Portland . . . was third among Twins' minor leaguers in saves . . . pitched for Grand Canyon in the Arizona Fall League. 2002 Was 0-0, 0.00 (4.0 ip) with 3 saves in 4 appearances, June 26-July 4 . . . did not allow an earned run in 19 consecutive appearances, going 0-1, 0.00 (19.2 ip), July 11-August 20 . . . season-high 3.1 innings, August 5 vs. Bristol . . . tied season-high 4 strikeouts, August 20 at Kingsport . . . led club and was second in league in saves . . . was fifth among Twins' minor leaguers in saves.