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Player Profile #152: Adam LaRoche | 1B | CHW

Adam LaRoche may not turn many heads on draft day. He’s 35 years old and doesn’t appear to stand out in any one particular stat. While he may not excel in any one area, there’s a lot to be said for how consistent he’s been. He practically always hits for power, and because power is the most coveted statistic in fantasy you have to take him seriously. LaRoche has been one...
Via Baseball Professor
17 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox Turn $25 Million Into Adam LaRoche

There’s kind of a talking point here, about how much the qualifying offer cost Adam LaRoche a few years ago. Following a career year in 2012, LaRoche was extended a qualifying offer, and a market never developed, so he re-signed with the Nationals for two years and $24 million. LaRoche now is older, and he’s […]
Via Fangraphs
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox Sign First Baseman Adam LaRoche To Two-Year Contract

CHICAGO — The Chicago White Sox had one of the majors’ most powerful right-handed bats last season in Jose Abreu. Now they are hoping Adam LaRoche can help balance their lineup. LaRoche has agreed to a contract with the White Sox, a person familiar with the situation said Friday night. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team had not...
Via NESN.com
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Instant Analysis: White Sox Sign Adam LaRoche

Adam LaRoche, eh? Let’s take a look. Days after signing their first free agent of the 2014-2015 MLB offseason, your Chicago White Sox went out and made a fairly big splash in free agency. For the second time in four years, the south siders have signed a veteran lefty power bat away from the Washington Nationals to come to the American League and serve as the good guys’ designated...
Via Grab Some Bench
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox sign Adam LaRoche to two-year, $25 million contract

The Chicago White Sox have replaced one aging first base/DH type on their roster with another, signing former Washington National Adam LaRoche to a two-year contract worth $25 million. The Chicago #WhiteSox just signed 1B Adam LaRoche to a 2 year, $25 million contract. — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) November 22, 2014 Of course, I doubt the White Sox will play LaRoche in...
Via The Outside Corner
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Haren laments Adam LaRoche bagging giant buck?

  Free-agent first baseman Adam LaRoche will be spending a lot of his offseason looking for big bucks  this winter — and not only those with dollar signs. LaRoche tweeted a picture Wednesday of himself and a gigantic, 12-point Rocky Mountain elk he bagged this week in Wyoming. The avid hunter posted the photo on the official Instagram account for...
Via The Other Paper
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: Four burning questions this offseason

Adam LaRoche The Washington Nationals have had an amazing season despite the disappointing postseason appearance. That being said, the Nationals have left us with a lot of questions that need solving for the 2015 season. Here are four questions the Nationals have left us with. Where will Ryan Zimmerman play? There have been a lot of questions surrounding Ryan Zimmerman after his...
Via isportsweb.com
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers Rumors: Adam LaRoche could head to Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Brewers finished the 2014 season with a disappointing 82-80 record after a hot start the first few months of the season. A mediocre offense that ranked 15th in the Major Leagues in runs scored contributed to the downfall as the season progressed. One player who would provide a boost to the offense next season would be free agent first baseman Adam LaRoche, who likely...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam LaRoche does not think he will be back with the Nats in 2015

Although Washington Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche is having a typical LaRoche year — 25 HR, 88 RBI, .359 OBP, .811 OPS — and believes he can play at this level for several more years despite the fact that he will turn 35 in November — he suspects he will not be with the team in 2015. “If you had to ask me now, I would assume that I would have to move on, unfortunately...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Ian Desmond react to Matt Williams decision to not pinch run for Adam LaRoche

File under: #Mattitude. And so, even Ian Desmond couldn't figure out why Matt Williams didn't pinch run for Adam LaRoche in the 9th inning with one out representing the tying run in a 2-1 game. Enjoy the Vine (via MASN/MLB.TV) above, in which lip readers can clearly make out Desmond asking "Do you want to pinch run?". Didn't matter anyway - Bryce Harper and Asdrubal Cabrera both...
Via Nationals Enquirer
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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