"The first series, to look up and see zeroes for a batting average is OK.
You get into the second week of the season? That's never a good feeling
to look up there and not have a hit. But I felt great that first series
at home. Just couldn't get the ball to fall." (Adam LaRche, via NatsInsider, 4/10/2013)
Nationals 8, White Sox 7: Adam LaRoche finally shows up in 2013. Nats blast four home runs (Desmond, Werth, LaRoche 2x - video here).
Via the Washington Post, LaRoche's kid welcomed his Dad to the 2013 season like this:
Following the game, LaRoche’s 11-year-old son Drake found his father in
the clubhouse, tapped him on the shoulder, uttered “It’s about time” and
then walked away.
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