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There's a New Hero In Town!

This morning the Indians signed Andy LaRoche to a minor league contract, adding him to the list of Spring Training invitees that includes Felix Pie, Jose Lopez and Aaron Cunningham. Those other additions may have been exciting, but this one is the jackpot. LaRoche is a career .267 hitter, averaging over 20 home runs per season. Oops, nevermind, that's his brother Adam LaRoche...
Via Burning River Baseball
December 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Can Oakland mean a Revival for Andy LaRoche?

Simply looking at Andy LaRoche‘s player page, it’s easy to see why the Pittsburgh Pirates non-tendered the third baseman this season. For the second time in three seasons, the younger A. LaRoche was significantly below replacement. In both of those seasons, LaRoche posted a 50 or lower wRC+, a completely useless performances at the plate. Although LaRoche certainly wasn’t bad with...
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January 31, 2011  |  Discuss

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