Oakland Athletics pitcher Pat Neshek. (PHOTO: US PRESSWIRE)
OAKLAND, CA - Pat Neshek's first son, Gehrig, passed away on Wednesday just 23 hours after he was born.
"Please pray for my family. Tonight my wife & I lost our first & only son 23 hours after he was born with no explanation," Neshek said on his Twitter account.
Neshek left the A's on Tuesday to be with his wife, Stephanee, who went into labor.
He wasn't with the team as they celebrated their AL West title on Wednesday.
Neshek went 2-1 with a 1.37 ERA over 19 2/3 innings this season.
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