2014 Fantasy Baseball Hot Hitters and Pitchers

There was plenty of fireworks in Period  2 of the fantasy baseball season. I could sit and discuss all of the big names, but what would you get from that? Absolutely nothing. Who I am going to list are those that are hot and are still riding the waiver wire pine in many leagues.  Players like Adam LaRoche who is owned in 80.5% of fantasy leagues yet is a top-20 contributor in fantasy...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam LaRoche's first Tweet was sort of disappointing

And so, word got out last week that Adam LaRoche had joined Twitter, as @e3laroche. On Saturday night, LaRoche checked in with his first Tweet, which was fairly disappointing: Never thought I would tweet but figured if ya can't beat em, join em! Thanks to all for the warm welcome. — Adam LaRoche (@e3laroche) March 30, 2014 We were expecting at least mountain lions...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Adam LaRoche's first home run of spring training

And so, Adam LaRoche hit a majestic two-run home run in the fourth inning of Sunday's Grapefruit League tilt against the Marlins. Video below. Of course, a spring training home run might not be as impressive as bagging a mountain lion, but it was still a perfectly LaRochian home run. Spring is in the air, despite Monday's forecast. Related articles Just Adam LaRoche...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam LaRoche Has Moved On From Killing Large Cats to Killing Large Ducks

We posted a photo from last month which showed Nationals’ third baseman Adam LaRoche casually posing with a dead mountain lion on his back. Well, LaRoche is back at it again for his outdoors-type show (which he hosts) called “Buck Commander.” Courtesy of the ‘Buck Commander’ Facebook page we are treated to another image of Adam, but this time it is him wearing a ‘Duck...
Via Next Impulse Sports
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Just Adam LaRoche with some ducks

While you're sitting around in the cold waiting for NatsFest this weekend, enjoy the photo above of Adam LaRoche with a fistful of dead ducks. Of course, this one isn't nearly as impressive as the picture of Adam LaRoche with a dead mountain lion, but at least his beard is looking much more impressive in this one. Rochey doing a little duck huntin
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Just Adam LaRoche with a mountain lion, no big deal.

In other Washington Nationals offseason hunting news, Adam LaRoche bagged a big cat while bow hunting. Rochey got a big cat with his bow! @mathewsinc @realtreeoutdoors @uahunt @wildgameinnovations — Buck Commander (@Buck_Commander) January 8, 2014 "Big cat" might be an understatement. Meanwhile, pitchers and catchers report February...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: Has ADD medicine affected Adam Laroche?

The struggles of Adam LaRoche have been well documented this season, many wondering if age has caught up to him. But LaRoche recently said that his ADD medicine has caused him to lose a great deal of weight this season. This brings up the question, how has this affected LaRoche’s play on the field? First of all, his choice in bat size has changed as the season has progressed....
September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Six reasons why Adam LaRoche was a good signing

There were some raised eyebrows when the Washington Nationals signed Adam LaRoche to a two year deal with an option on the third. The Nationals were praised for waiting LaRoche out to get the right price, but still, not too many people get all excited when considering LaRoche as a player. After all, his closest comps at his age according to are Geoff Jenkins...
Via The Flagrant Fan
January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

LaRoche likely to nix qualifying offer

Free-agent first baseman Adam LaRoche is garnering enough interest that he's expected to reject the Washington Nationals' $13.3 million qualifying offer by Friday's deadline. LaRoche, 33, is being pursued by the Boston Red Sox and Texas Rangers, in addition to the Nationals, major-league sources said Wednesday. Under the new collective bargaining agreement, LaRoche is...
Via Fox Sports
November 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Davey Johnson to Nats GM Mike Rizzo: ‘You come down and manage the team’

During the seventh inning of a 4-1 loss to the Phillies on Sunday, Washington’s Adam LaRoche hit a ball to right field that looked like it had a chance to leave the ballpark.  Jayson Werth, who was standing on second base, thought it was a homer so he began jogging to third. LaRoche thought the same and was also jogging around the bases. The ball remained in play and as a result...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

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