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The Washington Nationals made their first post season appearance and now the team is looking to lock up a key piece of the team. First basemen Adam LaRoche has a $10 million mutual option that the club could pick up for 2013 but both parties are said to be looking towards a long-term deal.
I don’t know what stage you would say it is,” LaRoche said. “There’s nothing definitive. I don’t know if this is something that is a week out or two months out. They’ve laid a little bit of the groundwork to see if it would even work. They’ve made some progress.”
LaRoche played in 154 games for the Nationals in 2012. He batted .271/.343/.510 and set a career high with 33 home runs. LaRoche also recorded his second season of 100 RBI. The soon to be 33-year-old hit two home-runs in the NLDS against St. Louis.
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The Washington Nationals made their first post season appearance and now the team is looking to lock up a key piece of the team. First basemen Adam LaRoche has a $10 million mutual option that the club could pick up for 2013 but both parties are said to be looking towards a long-term deal. I [...]
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Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman underwent arthroscopic shoulder surgery Thursday. Zimmerman received cortisone shots during the season and played through the pain, CSNWashington.com reported. His recovery is expected to take six weeks. The 28-year-old Zimmerman played in 145 regular-season games and hit .282 with 25 home runs and 95 RBI. He batted .381 with...
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-The Padres announced (via San Diego Union-Tribune) that...