MLB

Washington Nationals
2014 Avg.
.259
 
Career Avg.
.264
Name  Adam LaRoche
Born  11/6/1979
Height  6-3
Weight  205
Number  25
Position  1B
Bats  L
Throws  L
11/21/2014 8:48:00 PM
Description: First baseman Adam LaRoche agreed to a two-year, $25 million contract with the Chicago White Sox.
Insight: With Jose Abreu the everyday first baseman, it appears as though the White Sox intend to start LaRoche at designated hitter. The 35-year-old hit .259/.362/.455 with 26 home runs and 92 RBI in 140 games during 2014. U.S. Cellular Field is a more friendly hitters park, so it is quite possible LaRoche hits even more home runs next season.
 
10/3/2014 9:25:00 AM
Description: Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche is 5-for-14 (.357) with three home runs against Giants Game 1 starter Jake Peavy.
Insight: LaRoche is having another solid RBI season with 26 home runs and 92 RBI. He hasn't seen much postseason work with just 17 playoff at-bats since 2005 and a .176 batting average.
 
9/27/2014 10:15:00 AM
Description: Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche is 7-for-16 (.438) with a home run against Miami right-hander Nathan Eovaldi.
Insight: LaRoche is having another great season with Washington, hitting .260 with 26 home runs and 91 RBI.
 
9/25/2014 10:05:00 AM
Description: Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche has three home runs in his career against Mets pitcher Dillion Gee.
Insight: LaRoche is 7-for-29 (.241) with six RBI in addition to the three dingers. He is having another great season with Washington, hitting .258/.362/.459 with 26 home runs and 91 RBI.
 
9/23/2014 10:11:00 PM
Description: Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche blasted his 26th homer of 2014 on Tuesday against the Mets.
Insight: It was a three-run shot in the fifth, off New York starter Bartolo Colon. Laroche has had a fine season, batting .256 and an impressive 91 RBI.
 
9/21/2014 9:50:00 AM
Description: Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche is a career .462 hitter with a double and home run against Marlins starter Nathan Eovaldi.
Insight: LaRoche also has five RBI versus Eovaldi. The first baseman missed two days this past week to rest his back, but he hit a home run on Friday. He is hitting .255 with 25 home runs and 88 RBI in 474 at-bats this year.
 
9/17/2014 3:53:00 PM
Description: Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche is one of many Nationals not in the starting lineup after they clinched the NL East Tuesday night.
Insight: LaRoche can use the rest having gone hitless in his last four games (17 at-bats) LaRoche is a key cog in the Nationals offense and likely your fantasy lineup as he is batting .257 with 24 home runs and 86 RBI this year.
 
Hot9/9/2014 10:28:00 PM
Description: Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche went 2-for-3 with two RBI-singles on Tuesday against the Braves.
Insight: LaRoche has two hits in each of his last three games. During that time, he is 6-for-11 (.545) with two home runs and four RBI. LaRoche is a key cog in the Nationals offense and likely your fantasy lineup as he is batting .266 with 23 home runs and 82 RBI this year.
 
9/8/2014 12:03:00 PM
Description: Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche is a career .400 hitter (6-for-15) against Braves starter Mike Minor.
Insight: LaRoche hit two solo home runs on Sunday to push him to 23 on the season. He is also hitting .261 with 80 RBI. LaRoche is a nice start on Monday.
 
9/7/2014 6:46:00 PM
Description: Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche went 2-for-4 with two home runs as the Nationals defeated the Phillies, 3-2, on Sunday.
Insight: LaRoche hit two solo home runs, one in the second inning to tie it and then another one in the fourth to tie the game again. LaRoche has 23 home runs on the season and is hitting .261 with 80 RBI.
 
9/5/2014 3:42:00 PM
Description: Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche is in Friday's starting lineup.
Insight: LaRoche didn't start Wednesday, but came into the game and knocked in five runs. He was sitting due to back soreness, but obiously it wasn't that bad. He's been a solid RBI man this season, batting .259 with 20 HR and 75 RBI.
 
9/3/2014 1:19:00 PM
Description: Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche is not in Wednesday's starting lineup versus the Dodgers
Insight: LaRoche also sat out Monday's game due to back soreness. He's been a solid RBI man this season, batting .257 with 19 HR and 70 RBI.
 
8/27/2014 4:41:00 PM
Description: Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche is back in the starting lineup for Wednesday night's game against the Phillies.
Insight: LaRoche is, however, a lifetime .158 hitter against Philadelphia starter Kyle Kendrick. LaRoche sat out Tuesday's game due to back soreness.
 
8/26/2014 5:31:00 PM
Description: Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche was scratched from the lineup Tuesday due to back soreness, according to Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post.
Insight: Manager Matt Williams expects to have him back Wednesday. LaRoche has cooled off lately, going 4-for-24 (.167) in his last seven games.
 
Hot8/18/2014 9:59:00 PM
Description: Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche hit a walk-off homer in the bottom of the 11th inning Monday against the Diamondbacks.
Insight: LaRoche keeps coming up with big homers. He hit a game-tying two-run shot in the eighth inning two days ago and has five doubles, six homers and a .306 average in August.
 
Hot8/16/2014 9:59:00 PM
Description: Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche hit a game-tying two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning Saturday against the Pirates.
Insight: LaRoche has homered five times this month and driven in six runs in his last three games. After hitting .159 with one homer in July, he's batted .333 this month.
 
Hot8/6/2014 9:52:00 PM
Description: Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche went 2-for-4 with two homers and three RBI Wednesday against the Mets.
Insight: LaRoche has done a good job to put his miserable July (.159, 1 HR, 18 Ks) in the past. He's gone 8-for-21 with two doubles, two homers, four RBI, four walks and two strikeouts in the first six games this month.
 
8/2/2014 10:51:00 AM
Description: Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche is a career .387 hitter (12-for-31) with seven extra-base hits versus Phillies starter A.J. Burnett.
Insight: LaRoche has been a solid RBI guy all season despite a rough July, and has a favorable matchup Saturday.
 
Cold7/31/2014 5:51:00 PM
Description: Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche has been scratched from the lineup Thursday against the Phillies.
Insight: He's not injured, the team just decided he needs a day off. It's a smart move considering he has gone 4-for-22 (.182) against Phillies starter Cliff Lee. LaRoche had a .307 average and a .923 OPS at the end of June, but he's hit .161 with one homer in July and is now hitting .267 with an .800 OPS on the season.
 
Cold7/31/2014 12:43:00 PM
Description: Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche has gone 4-for-22 (.182) against Phillies starter Cliff Lee.
Insight: LaRoche had a .307 average and a .923 OPS at the end of June, but he's hit .161 with one homer in July and is now hitting .267 with an .800 OPS on the season.
 

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