Originally posted on Nationals Enquirer  |  Last updated 3/12/12
In the pantheon of boring spring training baseball headlines, that one takes the cake. Has the bar really been lowered to such an extent for Adam LaRoche that the simple act of throwing a baseball warrants a headline on Nationals.com (see image, above)? Apparently there's more to it than that. This particular throw was no simle trhow, but was a major test, even for a soft throw: "I've got a little more in the tank than that. That was just, 'Get it there in time.' If I need to rush something or throw across to third, I've got a little more than that. ...The way it's progressing, I think two weeks from now it'll be even better. I'm fine with this if that's the way it is, but I think it's going to get better." (Adam LaRoche, via Washington Times, 3/12/2012) Oh, also, LaRoche's foot is still hurting him: "We have it wrapped up pretty tight. I’m really hoping I don’t have to do this [wrapping the foot] forever. … But it’s good enough to play right now. … It...
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