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Fister, Nats do enough right to get by Marlins

With Adam LaRoche back in the lineup and Ryan Zimmerman back in the dugout, the Nationals looked complete as a ballclub for this game. And though they didn't necessarily play their best game of the last week, they still managed to do enough right to improve to 7-2 on this final road trip of the regular season. LaRoche got things started with a 2-run homer in the top of the first...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nationals: The Final Ten Days

Although it sure seemed that way earlier this week, the baseball season is not over. After you wake up from a football fog on Monday morning, the Nationals will be enjoying a well deserved day off. The Nats finish up the regular season with a home stand, seven games in six days, beginning on Tuesday. Adam LaRoche hit a two rum bomb in the first inning on Friday night, powering the...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

LaRoche hits 2-run homer, Nats beat Marlins 3-2

MIAMI (AP) Adam LaRoche hit an early two-run homer to support Doug Fister and lead the National League-leading Washington Nationals to a 3-2 win over the Miami Marlins on Friday night. Fister (15-6) allowed two runs and five hits in 6 2-3 innings for the Nationals, who have won six of seven. The Nationals (89-64) lead the Dodgers (88-66) by 1 1-2 games for the best record in the...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Adam LaRoche's Son Gets Beer Shower Celebrating NL East Pennant With the Washington Nationals

In the coming days baseball fans are going to see their favorite teams act like complete idiots and waste thousands of dollars in champagne and beer as they celebrate winning their respective division pennants. It's silly, but it's what they do and it's something every boy wishes he can do someday.Tuesday night when the Washington Nationals won the NL East Adam LaRoche...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

More scenes from the Nats' NL East clinch party in Atlanta

Before the strobe lights, fog machine, and cans of beer, there was Adam LaRoche hugging his son Drake on the field moments after the Nats finished off the Braves to clinch the NL East. And then, there were strobe lights, fog machines, cans of beer, and so on, in no particular order (All screencaps via MLB.TV/MASN video). Please leave your spikes by the door: ...
Via Nationals Enquirer
3 days ago  |  Discuss

LaRoche Helps Nats Snap Skid Against Phils

The Washington Nationals (80-61) broke their five-game losing streak against the Philadelphia Phillies (66-76) after a still-hobbled Adam LaRoche blasted two home runs off of Cole Hamels to lead the Nats to a 3-2 win. The Nationals had dropped their previous five games against the Phils, bookending a 4-2 stretch in Seattle and Los Angeles with a sweep at Citizens Bank Park and losses...
Via The Nats Blog
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam LaRoche hits pinch hit homer in the ninth; finishes with 5 RBIs in CRAZY 14 inning game

Jason Whitney Washington Nationals first basemen Adam LaRoche hit a pinch hit two-run home run in the ninth inning and would finish with 5 RBIs in a game that went 14 innings. The Los Angeles Dodgers had plenty of their own dramatics as well as both teams had game-tying home runs and errors to make for one […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that cover...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals Injury Update: Adam LaRoche exits with back pain

Due to back pain, first baseman Adam LaRoche was removed for pinch hitter Kevin Frandsen in the 7th inning of the Nationals' 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Frandsen remained in the game at first base.Manager Matt Williams told reporters after the game that LaRoche's pain was "worse than it was in Philadelphia," [on August 26] when LaRoche was out of...
Via Sports Injury Alert
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals Injury Update: Adam LaRoche scratched with sore back

The Washington Nationals enter Tuesday night's game against the Philadelphia Phillies coming off a 3-2 loss last night. Even with the loss, the Nationals are 75-55, seven and a half games ahead of the Atlanta Braves in the National League East. Wilson Ramos and Anthony Rendon accounted for the Nationals' runs with solo home runs. The Nationals will try to take game two...
Via Sports Injury Alert
25 days ago  |  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...
Via Nationals Enquirer
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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