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While free agent first baseman Adam LaRoche is in talks with
“multiple opposing clubs,” the slugger is still maintaining that his preference
is re-signing with the Washington Nationals, according to Adam Kilgore of The
“We’re talking to a few other teams,” LaRoche said Friday
evening in a voicemail. “Got to keep things open in case Washington doesn’t
work out. I’m still hopeful that it will, but as you know it takes two sides
cooperating to make that happen. I’m doing everything I can.”
The Nationals have had a two-year offer on the table for
LaRoche throughout the offseason, but the veteran is seeking a three-year commitment.
Washington feels no urgency in the situation as they have several factors in
LaRoche wants to re-sign with the Nationals.
The Nationals will receive a draft pick as compensation if
LaRoche signs elsewhere.
Washington has a replacement for LaRoche on their roster in
the form of Mik...
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– First baseman Adam LaRoche is still a free agent and he's still interested in coming back with the Washington Nationals writes Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post. But since negotiations “remain stagnant” between the two, he's been talking to a “few other teams.”
“Got to keep things open in case Washington doesn't work out,” LaRoche said. “I'm still...
According to numerous reports, the Sox have set their sights on Adam LaRoche, the Nationals first baseman and "by far the most desirable free agent first baseman remaining," according to Adam Kilgore in the Washington Post.LaRoche is 33 and coming off one of the best years of his career. This seems to hinge on the still-not-done Mike Napoli deal. Like so many things, it seems.
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Rumor has it that the Boston Red Sox are currently in discussions with free agent first basemen Adam LaRoche. In light of the state of the franchise, the other teams in the AL East, and the other additions the Sox made this winter, this is a bad idea.
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The Boston Red Sox are still hopeful to work out a contract with Mike Napoli, as long as the two sides can come to an agreement on how the language will read in terms of Napoli’s injured hip, but they are also keeping tabs on Adam LaRoche in case the deal with Napoli falls apart.
Napli’s hip injury is the biggest issue holding up the deal as of now, with a three year contract...