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Nats rally late, down the Rockies 7-4

The Washington Nationals continue to play fine baseball.  Last night was another example.  The Nats rallied from a 3-0 and 4-2 deficit to defeat the Rockies 7-4.   The rally was capped off by a three-run bomb by Adam LaRoche that sealed the win for the Nationals.  With the win and a loss by Atlanta last night, the Nats improved to 55-43 and increased their NL East Division lead...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam LaRoche lifts Nationals past Rockies, but Ryan Zimmerman leaves with leg injury

Ryan Zimmerman sat in the dirt just past first base at Coors Field, facing another potential crossroads in a season already marked by too many of them. Zimmerman had played through a degenerative shoulder, broken his thumb, changed positions and returned to the old position that tormented him. Now, in the sixth inning Tuesday night, he grabbed his right leg and waited for the trainer...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam LaRoche in a #VoteRendon t-shirt on Intentional Talk (Video)

Adam LaRoche made an appearance on MLB Network's Intentional Talk yesterday in a #VoteRendon t-shirt. Among the topics covered: LaRoche discussed the new season of Buck Commander (says Denard Span has asked him about appearing on the show), Bryce Harper (says he and teammates considered putting a chin strap on Harper's batting helmet; also, "He talks a little too much...
Via Nationals Enquirer
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Yu Darvish strikes out Adam LaRoche with 59 mph curveball

Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish has an arsenal of nasty pitches, which should probably make what he did Sunday illegal. Darvish turned in one of his best outings of the season, as he struck out 12 Washington Nationals over eight scoreless innings in helping the Rangers to a 2-0 win. Darvish’s 12 strikeouts matched a season high, and he lowered his ERA to 2.08 in the process. Of...
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: Three prospects that can make an impact this season

Thanks to an array of injuries, the Washington Nationals have needed to call up many more minor leaguers than expected this season. Some of these players will make an impact throughout the year, while others were only short term fill-ins. Let’s look at three prospects who could continue to make an immediate impact in Washington. 1. Zach Walters – Walters is a utility infield...
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationals to activate Adam LaRoche on Sunday

getty images The Washington National are expected to activate first baseman Adam LaRoche on Sunday. LaRoche, 34, last played on May 9. He will rejoin a .319/.421/.504 line with five home runs and 21 RBI. Adam LaRoche says all pain in his quad is gone. He's playing tomorrow. — Adam Kilgore (@AdamKilgoreWP) May 24, 2014 The Nationals had LaRoche play a pair of games at Harrisburg...
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins of Kansas takes selfie with Adam LaRoche

Well, it's not exactly on the level of David Ortiz taking a selfie with President Obama, but here's Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins of Kansas taking a selfie with Adam LaRoche on the Hill earlier on Thursday. (Pic via @RepLynnJenkins) Ft Scott native & @Nationals star @e3laroche stopped by to discuss his work to build a baseball field at Ft Scott HS!
Via Nationals Enquirer
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam LaRoche's first Tweet was sort of disappointing

And so, word got out last week that Adam LaRoche had joined Twitter, as @e3laroche. On Saturday night, LaRoche checked in with his first Tweet, which was fairly disappointing: Never thought I would tweet but figured if ya can't beat em, join em! Thanks to all for the warm welcome. — Adam LaRoche (@e3laroche) March 30, 2014 We were expecting at least mountain lions...
Via Nationals Enquirer
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Six reasons why Adam LaRoche was a good signing

There were some raised eyebrows when the Washington Nationals signed Adam LaRoche to a two year deal with an option on the third. The Nationals were praised for waiting LaRoche out to get the right price, but still, not too many people get all excited when considering LaRoche as a player. After all, his closest comps at his age according to are Geoff Jenkins...
Via The Flagrant Fan
January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Adam LaRoche takes a curtain call...

Via @Nationals: LaRoche, on whether or not he'd celebrate his 100th RBI: "I don't know, I'm still recovering from last night." Back in spring training if you'd told us we'd be posting an "Adam LaRoche takes a curtain call" thing about Adam LaRoche taking a curtain call after blasting his 33rd home run (100th RBI) on October 3 the night after...
Via Nationals Enquirer
October 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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