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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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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...
Remember back in 2010, when Bryce Harper went on the radio in DC and publicly declared his love for the Cowboys (and the Yankees and Duke and the Lakers)? Well, it seems that Harper's Twitter bromance with RGII has fixed him for good -- because Bryce Harper, the Cowboys fan, is rooting for the Redskins over the Cowboys in tonight's NFC East clincher -- and he wore his RGIII...
And there's Gio Gonzalez pumping iron at the University of Miami the other day - "Curtesy of the university of miami #houseofpain" says Gio on Tweeter. Still, those guns have nothing on Roger Bernadina's.
(Photo via @GioGonzalez47 on Instagram)
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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...
by: Parker Perry @ParkerPerry_
Reports surfaced before Christmas that lefty specialist Mike Gonzalez had just two teams bidding for his services.
Those reports were wrong.
The Milwaukee Brewers, an apparent hidden third team, has stolen Gonzalez away from both the Washington Nationals and the Cincinnati Reds.
It is unclear how much money he will be getting, but the deal...
With Mike Gonzalez signing with the Milwaukee Brewers, the Washington Nationals are left to wonder where their bullpen stands. They have just two lefties for the 'pen on the roster right now, Zach Duke and Bill Bray. Both pitched in the minors last years. Now, Washington must search for some reinforcements. One such option may be J.P. Howell.
According to Mark...
According to reports, the Milwaukee Brewers are closing in on a deal for LHP Mike Gonzalez with a physical to take place after January 1. Gonzalez, 34, was one of the pitchers GM Doug Melvin reportedly had on his radar when discussing the relief market last week. Like the recently signed Tom Gorzelanny, Gonzalez has spent time with the Pittsburgh Pirates among other teams...
And so while you're sitting around waiting for Adam LaRoche to sign that three year deal with the Red Sox, say goodbye to the ugly old Washington Nationals batting practice caps, and say hello to the new ones.
Via Paul Lukas of UniWatch/ESPN.com, a sneak peak in the image above of the new red white and blue cap above, right, contrasted with the really ugly old ones. WFY chimed...
The Brewers have agreed to sign left-handed reliever Mike Gonzalez to a one-year $2.25mm deal, Jim Bowden of ESPN and XM Radio reports. The deal also includes an unknown amount in performance bonuses and will not be finalized until after the first of they year.
Gonzalez signed a minor-league deal last May with the Nationals after bypassing other opportunities.
Image taken by Keith...
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...