Pat Neshek named an NL All-Star pitcher

  • Updated: July 6, 2014 - 8:07 PM

Pat Neshek, the former Twins reliever, has made the National league All-Star team.


St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Pat Neshek

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Pat Neshek, the popular former Twins relief pitcher, has been named to the National League All-Star team after establishing himself this year as one of baseball's top set-up men.

Neshek has a 2-0 record and 0.77 ERA in 30 appearances with St. Louis. He also has picked up the first two saves of his major league career.

Neshek was one of the final five players on the Internet ballot when he pitched for the Twins in 2007, but he wasn't selected in the final vote by fans.

Here's a look at the other NL pitchers on the team:

Johnny Cueto, Reds

Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers

Zack Greinke, Dodgers

Madison Bumgarner, Giants

Adam Wainwright, Cardinals

Jordan Zimmermann, Nationals

Julio Teheran, Braves

Craig Kimbrel, Braves

Aroldis Chapman, Reds

Francisco Rodriguez, Brewers

Tyson Ross, Padres

Tony Watson, Pirates













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