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ADAM LAROCHE RUMORS & GOSSIP

LaRoche has familiar feeling in camp with White Sox

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Adam LaRoche grew up around old Comiskey Park, when his father Dave was the Chicago White Sox bullpen coach and Robin Ventura, Harold Baines and Bobby Thigpen were early in their playing careers. A quarter-century later, LaRoche arrives on the South Side as the oldest player on the team at 35. Baines and Thigpen are on the coaching staff and Ventura is his manager...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox 2015 Season Preview: Infield and DH

In the second installment of the 2015 Chicago White Sox season preview, it’s time to look at the infield. Overall, Hahn kept things mostly the same with two new additions. First baseman/designated hitter Adam Laroche was the first big add of the offseason, and former Chicago Cubs starting catcher Geovany Soto. With these upgrades, it’s time to take a look at how much this infield...
Via Baseball Essential
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Player Profile #152: Adam LaRoche | 1B | CHW

Adam LaRoche may not turn many heads on draft day. He’s 35 years old and doesn’t appear to stand out in any one particular stat. While he may not excel in any one area, there’s a lot to be said for how consistent he’s been. He practically always hits for power, and because power is the most coveted statistic in fantasy you have to take him seriously. LaRoche has been one...
Via Baseball Professor
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox Sign First Baseman Adam LaRoche To Two-Year Contract

CHICAGO — The Chicago White Sox had one of the majors’ most powerful right-handed bats last season in Jose Abreu. Now they are hoping Adam LaRoche can help balance their lineup. LaRoche has agreed to a contract with the White Sox, a person familiar with the situation said Friday night. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team had not...
Via NESN.com
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Instant Analysis: White Sox Sign Adam LaRoche

Adam LaRoche, eh? Let’s take a look. Days after signing their first free agent of the 2014-2015 MLB offseason, your Chicago White Sox went out and made a fairly big splash in free agency. For the second time in four years, the south siders have signed a veteran lefty power bat away from the Washington Nationals to come to the American League and serve as the good guys’ designated...
Via Grab Some Bench
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: Four burning questions this offseason

Adam LaRoche The Washington Nationals have had an amazing season despite the disappointing postseason appearance. That being said, the Nationals have left us with a lot of questions that need solving for the 2015 season. Here are four questions the Nationals have left us with. Where will Ryan Zimmerman play? There have been a lot of questions surrounding Ryan Zimmerman after his...
Via isportsweb.com
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam LaRoche does not think he will be back with the Nats in 2015

Although Washington Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche is having a typical LaRoche year — 25 HR, 88 RBI, .359 OBP, .811 OPS — and believes he can play at this level for several more years despite the fact that he will turn 35 in November — he suspects he will not be with the team in 2015. “If you had to ask me now, I would assume that I would have to move on, unfortunately...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Ian Desmond react to Matt Williams decision to not pinch run for Adam LaRoche

File under: #Mattitude. And so, even Ian Desmond couldn't figure out why Matt Williams didn't pinch run for Adam LaRoche in the 9th inning with one out representing the tying run in a 2-1 game. Enjoy the Vine (via MASN/MLB.TV) above, in which lip readers can clearly make out Desmond asking "Do you want to pinch run?". Didn't matter anyway - Bryce Harper and Asdrubal Cabrera both...
Via Nationals Enquirer
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Rizzo on Adam LaRoche's mountain lion pic: "It was an impressive mountain lion"

Mike Rizzo made an appearance on MLB Network Radio on Thursday and discussed, among other things, the photo of Adam LaRoche with a large mountain lion on his back which made the rounds earlier in the week: "It was an impressive mountain lion. I like to think he shot the mountain lion because the mountain lion was going to attack him." On the possibility of joining LaRoche on...
Via Nationals Enquirer
January 09, 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 http://t.co/3PDhL5an8s — Buck Commander (@Buck_Commander) January 8, 2014 "Big cat" might be an understatement. Meanwhile, pitchers and catchers report February 13... ...
Via Nationals Enquirer
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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