Found October 01, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
The Washington Nationals clinched the NL East division title in backdoor fashion tonight after the Braves lost 2-1 to the Pirates. Despite Washington's 2-0 loss to the Phillies, they mathematically clinched the division, and celebrated like crazy despite getting shut down by Kyle Kendrick. But I digress. After the game, when speaking to the media, Washington first baseman Adam Laroche had this to say. Adam LaRoche (who, oh by the way played for the Pirates!): "This is the first time in my life that I've rooted for the Pirates."— Amanda Comak (@acomak) October 2, 2012 Obviously LaRoche is just pandering to the media, but this is one of the dumbest quotes I've seen an athlete blurt out. LaRoche played two and a half seasons with the Pirates from 2007 to 2009 before being dealt to the Red Sox (for a week), and then back to the Braves, who originally traded LaRoche to Pittsburgh before the 2007 season. I'm aware LaRoche is a Nationals player now, but for hi...
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