Hardball Talk "When Adam LaRoche stepped to the plate in the ninth inning against Kenley Jansen, pinch-hitting for Tyler Moore, he could have quoted Dante from the movie Clerks, saying, “I’m not even supposed to be here today!” The Nationals’ first baseman has been bothered lately by a back injury and was out of..." September 04
Adam LaRoche is taking grounders today for first time since landing on DL, sounds likely to make a rehab appearance at some point. #Nats
Washington Post "Adam LaRoche, the Nationals’ best player so far this season, is heading to the 15-day disabled list, according to Manager Matt Williams, after an MRI exam on Saturday revealed a worse quad strain than expected. LaRoche had been playing with a sore right quad for over two weeks but struggled to do..." May 11
Masn "The Nationals announced this morning that three players - Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper and Adam LaRoche - underwent "successful" surgery this week. All three guys are expected to be ready for the start of spring training. Strasburg underwent arthroscopic surgery to remove bone chips from his..." October 26
Washington Post "At 12:49 a.m. Sunday morning Saturday night’s dramatic and exhausting slugfest with the Atlanta Braves lasting into the following day Dan Haren fired the game’s 518th pitch. He struck out Jordan Schafer on a splitter and high-fived catcher Wilson Ramos who crouched behind the plate for all 15..." August 18
Washington Post "The first week of the Washington Nationals season has been an exercise in sputtering starts and stops. The Nationals have played seven games in nine days, and the two off days may have provided some extra rest, but also seemed to prevent the team’s revamped lineup from establishing a..." April 10
Washington Post "First baseman Adam LaRoche said his stiff back feels “much better” today, and he was actually surprised how good he felt when he woke up. Still, he’ll miss his second straight game in favor of Chad Tracy, which will give LaRoche three full days, including Monday’s off day, to rest his back." April 07
LaRoche says no MRI planned. Hopes to play tomorrow.