Major League Baseball

2014 Avg.
.257
 
Career Avg.
.264
Name  Adam LaRoche
Born  11/6/1979
Height  6-3
Weight  205
Number  25
Position  1B
Bats  L
Throws  L
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.
 
7/28/2014 10:00:00 AM
Description: Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche is 5-for-11 (.455) versus Miami starter Nathan Eovaldi.
Insight: LaRoche is batting .273, but more importantly has driven in 54 runs in 85 games. He's become the key RBI man for the Nationals.
 
Cold7/23/2014 12:21:00 PM
Description: Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche has shown signs of life the past few games (4-for-12, 1 HR), but he has a poor matchup Wednesday against the Rockies.
Insight: LaRoche is hitting .247 with a .661 OPS against lefties this season and is 3-for-15 (.200) with eight strikeouts lifetime against Rockies starter Jorge De La Rosa.
 
Cold7/20/2014 12:53:00 PM
Description: Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche is in the midst of a 5-for-47 (.106) skid that has cut his average down by 34 points.
Insight: LaRoche has great numbers against Sunday's starter Yovani Gallardo of the Brewers -- 9-for-28, three doubles, two homers -- but fantasy owners should avoid him until he shows signs of coming out of his slump.
 
Cold7/19/2014 10:26:00 AM
Description: Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche has faced Milwaukee right-hander Matt Garza just six times, but has rapped out four hits including two home runs.
Insight: LaRoche carried a .300 average for nearly the entire first half, but he's hit .100 over the past two weeks (3-for-30). He started the second half with another 0-for-4.
 
Cold7/13/2014 12:30:00 PM
Description: Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche is limping into the All-Star break.
Insight: LaRoche carried a .300 average for nearly the entire first half, but he's hit .139 in July and is down to .284 for the season. He's gone just 6-for-35 (.171) against Phillies starter Kyle Kendrick, so he shouldn't be used Sunday.
 
7/11/2014 10:00:00 AM
Description: Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche is 11-for-28 (.393) with six extra-base hits against Phillies right-hander A.J. Burnett.
Insight: LaRoche has been rock solid this season, batting .289 with 12 HR and 47 RBI. This may be his last season in Washington as he's only signed through 2014 and the Nationals need to find a spot for Ryan Zimmerman other than third base.
 
Hot6/30/2014 10:26:00 PM
Description: Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche homered for the third time in his last four games Monday against the Rockies.
Insight: LaRoche is a career .266 hitter and typically a better second-half producer, but he's hiting .307 with 12 homers, 44 RBI and a .923 OPS this season.
 

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