Twins Twins Twins
Twins Home Twins
Twins Schedule Twins
Twins Search Tickets Twins
Twins Contact Us Twins
Twins About Us Twins
Twins Site Map
Twins
 Ticket Search: Twins
 Minnesota Twins > Players > Pat Neshek; Pitcher
     
Twins Twins Players Twins
Pat Neshek

Pat Neshek; Pitcher

Name: Pat Neshek
Birth date: 09/04/1980
Birthplace: Madison, WI
Height: 6-2
Weight: 200
School: n/a
Draft: 2002 6th round- Twins
Nickname: Bats: Switch
Throws: Right
Position: Pitcher
Experience: 0 years
2005 Salary: n/a
Contract Status: n/a
Service Time: 0.000

Minnesota Twins Rookie, Pat Neshek, was born September 4, 1980 in Madison, Wisconsin. He attended high school in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota and attended Butler University (IN). He holds Butler's single-game (18), single-season (118) and career strikeout (280) records. He was drafted by the Twins in 2002 in the 6th round.

Buy Minnesota Twins Tickets

In 2003, he was named the Twins John Deere Pitcher for April, going 2-0 with 3 saves and a 0.00 ERA. He was also selected for the mid-season All-Star team. He was then promoted to Fort Myers. In 2002, he finished second in Appalachian League and fifth in Twins organization in saves. He was also named best Bullpen Stopper (0.52, 3-2, 14 saves), and best strikeout pitcher & control pitcher on the River Bandits in 2003 by MWLGuide.com. Pat started the 2005 season with a 1.55 ERA and 32 saves.

Pat has a very funky, unique pitching style. He starts his delivery by bending down at the waist and crouches so low his glove nearly touches the ground. Then he straightens up and flings the ball home at a sidearm angle. "Minor-league hitters, especially in the lower levels, are not used to seeing pitches at that angle," Miracle manager Jose Marzan said. "It works for him." His sidearm delivery is effective because he can throw hard at that angle. His fastball tops out at 92 mph.

Pat Neshek didn't purposely create his delivery. It happened by accident. He was hit on his right forearm by a line drive during his last high school game in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. When he returned from the injury two weeks later, Pat— who had always thrown the ball over the top — was pitching sidearm.

In addition to his unique pitching style, he is one of few players to maintain his own website and offer autographs from it as a hobby to reach out to fans. Pat said that even a big-league promotion—always possible with the small-market Twins—would not alter his outlook on reaching out to fans. One aspect he may be forced to change is offering his autograph through the website, which costs him only $50 a year to maintain, but generates a fair amount of paperwork.
n
Pat Neshek was recently named the #25 relief pitching prospect in minor league baseball, but is expected to spend the 2006 season in the minor leagues – much to the dismay of the local Minnesota fan base!


Twins Twins Browse Twins
  Twins Players
  Twins Coaches
  Twins Team History
  Twins Venues
  Twins Twins Greats
  Twins Hotel and Restaurant
     
Twins Twins Target Field Twins
  Twins Target Field Section 103 - Field Box Seats
  Twins Target Field Section 109 - Home Plate Box
  Twins Target Field Section 130 - Left Field
  Twins Target Field Section 220 - Home Terrace
  Twins Target Field Section 301 - Field View
  Twins Target Field Section 324 - Skyline View
  Twins Target Field Section 8 Champions Club
  Twins Target Field Section C Legends Club
     
twins twins Minnesota Local Teams twins
twins
Vikings Tickets
twins
Gophers Hockey Tickets
twins
Gophers Basketball Tickets
twins
Gophers Football Tickets
twins
Wild Tickets
twins
Timberwolves Tickets
   
twins twins Minnesota Local Venues twins
twins
Target Field Tickets
twins
Target Center Tickets
twins
Xcel Energy Center Tickets
twins
First Ave Tickets
twins
Fitzgerald Theater Tickets
twins
Guthrie Theater Tickets
twins
Historic Orpheum Theatre Tickets
twins
Historic Pantages Theatre Tickets
twins
Historic State Theatre Tickets
twins
Mariucci Arena Tickets
twins
Northop Auditorium Tickets
twins
The Ordway Tickets
twins
The O’Shaugnessy Tickets
twins
Metrodome Tickets
twins
Roy Wilkins Auditorium Tickets
twins
Williams Arena Tickets
   
Twins Twins Highlights Twins
Minnesota Vikings
Tickets
Minnesota Vikings Tickets
See the Vikings football team tackle the NFC North in what could be one of the toughest divisions in the NFL!
More...
Minnesota Gophers
Tickets
Minnesota Gophers Tickets
The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers are sure to impress any sports fan! See the Gophers face off against border rivals and big school contenders.
More...
Minnesota Wild
Tickets
Minnesota-Wild-Tickets
Minnesota has long been a hotbed of professional, collegiate and amateur hockey. Professional hockey began when the expansion Minnesota North Stars were added to the NHL in 1967.
More...
Minnesota Wild
Tickets
Minnesota-Timberwolves-Tickets
The Timberwolves may be in a rebuilding year, but there are still great NBA games and NBA stars to be seen at the Target Center, plus Timberwolves Tickets are cheap!
More...
 
Hotel and Restaurant
Hotel and Restaurant
Minneapolis and St Paul are home to many fabulous hotels and restaurants. Buy tickets to your favorite event and plan to stay for dinner and a well deserved night out! More...
Twins Schedule
Minnesota Twins Schedule
 
Coaches
Minnesota Twins Coaches
See Gardy rally the Twins to another win . . . More...
 
Players
Minnesota Twins Players
See Mauer and the whole Twins gang break in the grass at Target Field. More...
 
Home | Terms of Use | Policies | Privacy | About Us | Contact Us | Help
 Copyright © 2018. All rights reserved. MinnesotaTwinsTickets.com
 
Active ingredients: XHTML 1.0 ( fussy ), CSS2