Cardinals sign Pat Neshek to minor league deal

Cardinals sign Pat Neshek to minor league deal

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ARLINGTON, TX - MAY 20: Pat Neshek #47 of the Oakland Athletics throws in the ninth inning to close out the game for the win against the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on May 20, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

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Posted on February 9, 2014 at 8:52 AM

Updated Sunday, Feb 9 at 8:52 AM

(AP) — Reliever Pat Neshek and the St. Louis Cardinals have agreed on a minor league contract that includes an invitation to spring training.

The Cardinals announced the deal Thursday.

The right-hander was 2-1 with a 3.35 ERA in 45 appearances for Oakland last season.

In parts of seven seasons with Minnesota, San Diego and Oakland, Neshek is 16-9 with a 3.07 ERA in 226 games. He has 216 strikeouts in 214 1-3 innings.

 

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