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LaRoche stays with Nats on two-year, $24M deal

LaRoche stays with Nats on two-year, $24M deal

CNNSI.com ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Jan 8, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The wait for Adam LaRoche to make up his mind had played out long enough. It was time to decide if he would take the Washington Nationals' offer or move on.
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  • Morse makes for intriguing Nats trade chip

    Morse makes for intriguing Nats trade chip

    MLB.com ESPN.com Jan 8, 2013
    The Nationals' signing of first baseman Adam LaRoche opened the door for the club to trade Michael Morse, who was slated to move to first after the acquisition of Denard Span bumped him from the outfield mix.
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  • Yankees to play exhibition game vs. Nats in March

    Yankees to play exhibition game vs. Nats in March

    MLB.com Jan 8, 2013
    The Yankees will play a March 29 exhibition game against the Nationals at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
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  • Video - LaRoche Returns To Nationals 02:56

    LaRoche Returns To Nationals

    Jan 8
    Jerry Crasnick discusses why Adam LaRoche accepted a two-year offer from the Nationals and what this means for Michael Morse's future in Washington.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; m…

    Jan 8
    I don't know if Doug Marrone will win in Buffalo. No one does. He probably needs a new quarterback. He has to figure out why a defense that should have been top 10 in the NFL this year let everyone down and finished 22nd in yards allowed and a mind-bogg…
  • Don Banks: My best and worst preseason NFL predictions

    Jan 8
    When it comes to NFL predictions, I have a favorite credo that I trot out from time to time to remind myself what we're up against in this business: It's the NFL, nobody knows anything, and if they say they do, they're lying. I would imagine the coachin…
  • Coast to Coast - Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics issues

    Jan 8
    We discuss two storied franchises having disappointing seasons.