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Adam Laroche Comes Back from Injury, Helps Lead Washington Nationals
April 9th, 2013 at 11:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** Adam LaRoche, who missed two consecutive games over the weekend due to tightness in his lower back, smacked two home runs and helped guide the Nationals to 8-7 win over the Chicago White Sox, Tuesday night.  LaRoche came in to the game 0-15 on the season, failing to pick up a...

Adam Laroche Expected Back Tuesday Night
April 8th, 2013 at 9:26 AM
***PHOTO1*** Nationals' first basemen Adam LaRoche, left last Friday night's game, a 15-0 loss to the Reds, with stiffness in his lower back.  The 2012 Silver Slugger for National League first basemen left in the seventh inning of a blowout game when he was experiencing tightness in his back. The cold weather...

Washington Nationals Ink Adam LaRoche to 2-Year Deal
January 8th, 2013 at 12:59 PM
The Washington Nationals finally got their guy Tuesday, signing first baseman Adam LaRoche to a 2-year deal.  The deal is the original deal the Nationals offered LaRoche after he declined the clubs $13.3 million qualifying offer in the fall.  LaRoche, 33, had a career year last year with 33 home runs...

Washington Nationals Trade for CF Denard Span
November 29th, 2012 at 8:07 PM
The Washington Nationals have finally got the leadoff hitter they have been looking for just days before the MLB Winter Meetings, acquiring Minnesota Twins center fielder Denard Span in a trade for top minor league prospect Alex Meyer.  The 28-year old center fielder hit .283 last year with a .342 on-base...

Nationals Lose Again; on the Brink of Elimination
October 10th, 2012 at 6:27 PM
As fast as the Washington Nationals rose to the top of the National League East this year, they could be booted out of the postseason just as quickly.  The NL East  champions were shutdown by St. Louis Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter Wednesday afternoon at Nationals Park, losing 8-0 in game...

Washington Nationals Sweep Chicago Cubs 9-2
September 7th, 2012 at 12:52 AM
Adam LaRoche and Kurt Suzuki both hit home runs as the Washington Nationals completed a four game sweep over the defenseless Chicago Cubs 9-2 in a intense game at Nationals Park Thursday night. The Nationals pounded Cubs pitching for the third straight night with the long ball as Suzuki and LaRoche...

Washington Nationals Pound Chicago Cubs 9-1
September 6th, 2012 at 12:20 AM
Remember back before the All-Star break when the Washington Nationals were "all pitching"?  Those days seem all but over as the Nationals hit a franchise record tying six home runs for the second straight night, crushing the hapless Chicago Cubs 9-1 Wednesday night.  Fortunately for the Cubs, five of the six...

Washington Nationals Hit Six Homers in 11-5 Beatdown of Chicago Cubs
September 5th, 2012 at 8:00 AM
Adam LaRoche hit two home runs, Ian Desmond had four RBI's and every starter in the lineup had a hit as the Washington Nationals clobbered the Chicago Cubs 11-5 Tuesday night at Nationals Park. Known for their strong rotation, the Washington Nationals tied a franchise record with six homers on...

Decision on Stephen Strasburg Starting Rumbles in Washington Nationals Clubhouse
August 15th, 2012 at 12:00 PM
With the biggest question of the 2012 baseball season seemingly answered, the answers have not gone over well with everyone in the Washington Nationals clubhouse.  The Nationals' decision to shutdown Stephen Strasburg is a reality, and one that is coming soon.  The Nationals have the best record in baseball, lead...

Danny Espinosa, Adam LaRoche Fuel Washington Nationals Comeback, 10-7
August 5th, 2012 at 1:06 PM
On a night where Washington Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann did not have his best stuff, and the normally reliable Nationals defense was mistake ridden, the Nationals still found a way to get a big win Saturday night over the Miami Marlins, 10-7. Danny Espinosa and Bryce Harper each homered with two...

Washington Nationals Split Doubleheader with Miami Marlins
August 3rd, 2012 at 10:42 PM
The Washington Nationals and Miami Marlins split a doubleheader Friday at Nationals Park.  It was a mixed bag for the first place Nationals as they finish the night 63-43, two games ahead of the Atlanta Braves in the NL East.  In the first game, Adam LaRoche and Mark DeRosa had...

Ross Detwiler Silences Phillies in Werth’s Return, 3-0
August 2nd, 2012 at 9:41 PM
On a night when Jayson Werth returned to the Nationals after breaking his wrist in May, Ross Detwiler threw seven shutout innings as the Washington Nationals won the finale over the Philadelphia Phillies 3-0 Thursday night at Nationals Park. In a showdown of southpaws, Detwiler (6-4) out pitched a very game...

Edwin Jackson Throws Seven Scoreless in 8-2 Win Over Milwaukee Brewers
July 26th, 2012 at 11:24 PM
The Washington Nationals again got dominant pitching from their starter while also feasting on the opposing teams pitcher.  Edwin Jackson threw seven shutout innings and the Nationals lineup did damage as they crushed the Milwaukee Brewers 8-2 Thursday Night at Miller Park.  The Nationals struck early as Adam LaRoche's solo...

Gio Gonzalez Dominant for Washington Nationals, Defeat New York Mets 5-2
July 24th, 2012 at 9:44 PM
Gio Gonzalez had his best outing of the year, Adam LaRoche crushed a 2-run homerun into the upper deck, and the Washington Nationals again pounded New York Mets pitching late in a 5-2 win Tuesday night.  The Nationals All-Star pitcher cruised, giving up only two hits and an unearned run...

Jordan Zimmermann Dominant Again as Washington Nationals Defeat New York Mets 4-3
July 18th, 2012 at 10:09 PM
Jordan Zimmermann sparkled on the mound, Bryce Harper showed off his glove in center, and the Washington Nationals got more clutch late hitting from their lineup, defeating the New York Mets 4-3 Wednesday night in Washington.  Zimmermann continued his dominant stretch on the mound with six shutout innings, setting the...