Found June 06, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
WASHINGTON---Adam LaRoche broke out of a slump with a three-run homer and four RBIs, and Edwin Jackson pitched seven strong innings to help the Washington Nationals to a 5-3 victory over the New York Mets Wednesday night. LaRoche snapped an 0-for-13 slump with his three-run shot in the first inning off New York starter Jeremy Hefner (1-3). That gave Washington (32-22) a 3-0 lead. The Nationals never trailed. The first baseman reached base three times and finished 2-for-3 -- also getting on after an error. He added a late sacrifice fly for an insurance run. LaRoche hadn't gotten a hit in the first three games of this homestand and went 0-for-6 in Tuesday's 7-6 win over the Mets (31-26) in 12 innings. Jackson (2-3) ended his own dry spell with the win. The right-hander had gone eight starts without a victory since beating the Reds on April 14 despite often pitching well. He gave up three runs on just three hits in seven innings. Jackson struck out six and walked four. Sean...
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