Padres claim RHP Neshek of waivers from Twins

March 22, 2011

Padres claim RHP Neshek of waivers from Twins
The club also optioned outfielder Luis Durango and right-hander Samuel Deduno to Triple-A Tucson on Sunday. Neshek was 11-6 with a 3.05 ERA in 132 relief appearances over parts of four seasons (2006-08, 10) with the Twins. He had 151 strikeouts, averaging 1.16 strikeouts per inning pitched.
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Padres claim righty Pat Neshek off waivers from Twins
Pat Neshek did his own reporting on this one. According to the sidearming right-hander’s Twitter account, the Twins put Neshek on outright waivers Sunday and he was quickly claimed by the Padres. The 30-year-old was a highly reliable setup man for Minnesota from 2006-2007, boasting a 2.68 ERA and a 127/33 K/BB ratio over 107-plus…
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