Former Butler baseball player, Oakland Athletics Pat Neshek mourns the loss of newborn son

Gherig John was Neshek's first child


Former Butler University baseball player and current Oakland AthleticsPat Neshek and his wife mourned the loss of their son, less than a day after he was born.

Neshek tweeted a photo of his wife and newborn son, Gherig John, asking for emotional support.

"Please pray for my family. Tonight, my wife and I lost our first, with no explanation," he said.

The former Bulldog has enjoyed a career year with the A's, posting a 137 ERA in 24 relief appearances. 

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