Weather Forecast

St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Pat Neshek throws to a Pittsburgh Pirates batter during a game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis earlier this month. The Minnesota native and former Twin is the only All-Star in today’s game who had to beg for a minor-league contract last spring. Jeff Curry / USA Today Sports

All-Star Neshek makes amazing comeback

Email News Alerts

ST. LOUIS — He throws weird, like some strange mechanical sidearm Frisbee launcher. He’s suffered major injuries that have sidelined him for months at a time. Three times, his teams have lost faith in him and told him he’s through. He’s been told he doesn’t throw hard enough.


Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call (800) 456-8080 and we can help you.