DC Sports Bog: Adam LaRoche


Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 03/12/2014

Bryce Harper reveals 2014 walk-up songs

Nats star will use Katy Perry’s ‘Dark Horse’ as one of his walk-up tunes this season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:24 PM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Bryce Harper, Nats

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 02/24/2014

Jayson Werth wins picture day again

Jayson Werth’s beard again makes him the most memorable of Nats on picture day.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:17 PM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Bryce Harper, Jayson Werth, Nats, Ryan Mattheus

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 02/24/2014

Nats fan choice bobblehead: Clippard, LaRoche or Williams

Nats fans can choose between the manager, the goggled reliever and the first baseman for their final bobblehead of 2014.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:09 AM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Matt Williams, Nats, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 02/04/2014

Nats’ Adam LaRoche talks about his mountain lion hunt

Our first baseman is tougher than your first baseman.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:04 PM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Nats

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 01/22/2014

Nats’ Adam LaRoche with some ducks

LaRoche poses with the spoils of another hunt.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:28 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Nats

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Mike Rizzo on Adam LaRoche’s mountain lion

Despite an aversion to hunting, the Nats general manager was impressed.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:13 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Nats

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Nats players show Team USA Olympic support with mittens

Denard Span, Adam LaRoche and Ross Detwiler trading gloves for mittens.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:37 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Denard Span, Nats, Ross Detwiler

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 09/16/2013

Images from the Nationals’ Wounded Warriors softball game

Chelsey Desmond’s web gem earned her MVP status.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:44 PM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Ian Desmond, Nats, Scott Hairston

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 09/13/2013

Pierre Garcon on Lambeau: ‘FedEx Field is louder’

Garcon says that, despite the crowd’s reputation, Sunday will be a level playing field.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:37 AM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Chris Thompson, Denard Span, Jayson Werth, Maryland, Morning pixels, Nats, Pierre Garcon, Redskins

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 09/09/2013

Nats wives prepare for Wounded Warrior softball game

The wives of Adam LaRoche, Ian Desmond and Scott Hairston will show their own skills off Sunday afternoon.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:20 AM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Ian Desmond, Nats, Scott Hairston

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 08/14/2013

Logan Paulsen once almost beat up Chris Cooley

The two tight ends spend their radio chat talking about the good 'ol days.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:46 AM ET, 08/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Chris Cooley, Davey Johnson, Gio Gonzalez, Jayson Werth, Logan Paulsen, Morning pixels, Nats, Redskins, Wilson Ramos

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 07/16/2013

Harry Reid's presser includes Nats anecdote

At this point, the Senate Majority Leader is using a Nats reference at least once a week.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:46 AM ET, 07/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Bryce Harper, Davey Johnson, Morning pixels, Nats

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 06/17/2013

Anthony Rendon calls his mullet 'phenomenal'

In a Nats season often lacking mirth, Anthony Rendon is mirthful about his newest plaything, which rests atop his youthful head.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:07 PM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Anthony Rendon, MASN, Nats

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 06/06/2013

The Nats and nutrition

The Nats' clubhouse chef considers the team's food program one of the best in the league.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:21 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Faisal Saltani, Food, Nats, Ryan Zimmerman, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 06/05/2013

Adam LaRoche, the Braves and pranks

The story of the best prank the first baseman ever executed, and his disgusting payback.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:11 PM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Nats, Tim Hudson

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 06/04/2013

Adam LaRoche does PSA with robot who once had beef with Chris Cooley (Video)

This Clicky character has a history with Washington athletes.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:43 PM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Chris Cooley, Nats, Redskins

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 04/29/2013

Adam LaRoche and the Duck Dynasty crew at Ben's Chili Bowl

Because sometimes a picture says 1,000 words, especially if there's chili and cheese and Donald Driver involved.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:04 PM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Duck Dynasty, Nats

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 04/10/2013

Adam LaRoche homer features men kissing, White Sox fan, Kurt Suzuki throwing things

A lot of stuff was going on during one solo home run that wound up being the game winner for the Nats.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:08 AM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Kurt Suzuki, Nats

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 04/01/2013

Guess the Nats player in the bunny suit

The Nats spend their last day of freedom in very different ways.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:59 AM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Bryce Harper, Chad Tracy, Denard Span, Gio Gonzalez, Ian Desmond, Nats, Ross Detwiler, Zach Duke

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 03/22/2013

Adam LaRoche gets an Eephus pitch (Video)

The broadcasters called it an Eephus pitch, but the word in the clubhouse was it was a knuckleball. Either way, it was Looney Tunes.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:31 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Nats

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Nats players use Drake LaRoche to get them out of batting practice

The Nats use an adorable messenger to tell Johnson it was too cold to hit.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:38 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Davey Johnson, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 02/28/2013

Behind-the-scenes look at Harlem Shake video featuring Jayson Werth, Adam LaRoche

The Werth awkwardness is worth sitting through this song again.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:06 AM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Dancing, Harlem Shake, Jayson Werth, Nats

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 02/26/2013

Jayson Werth and Adam LaRoche do the Harlem Shake (Video)

It's like the Nats version of "I Spy."

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:33 AM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Jayson Werth, Nats

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 02/26/2013

Morning pixels: Werth and LaRoche did the Harlem Shake in Daytona?

After Jimmie Johnson won the Daytona 500, a couple of Nats apparently joined him in a ridiculous dance routine.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:49 AM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Jayson Werth, Morning pixels, NASCAR, Nats

Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 02/24/2013

Werth, Zimmerman and LaRoche at Daytona 500

Nats stars take in a day at the races while their teammates were busy tying the Marlins.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:11 PM ET, 02/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Daytona 500, Jayson Werth, Nats, Ryan Zimmerman

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 02/21/2013

Morning Pixels: Jayson Werth: 'If we were healthy all year, we might have won 120 games'

Seems like a stretch.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:44 AM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Brooks Laich, Denard Span, Jayson Werth, Morning pixels, Nats, Redskins

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 01/09/2013

Morning Pixels: Hogettes want Frank Herzog added to Redskins Ring of Fame

The legendary fan group is petitioning the team to honor the former broadcaster.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:27 AM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Frank Herzog, Jan Vesely, Kirk Cousins, Mike Green, Morning pixels, Nats, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 12/18/2012

Adam LaRoche in seatbelt safety video

The Nats first baseman says seatbelts are for everyone.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:27 PM ET, 12/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 10/15/2012

Nats players praise fans after loss

As the pain of the loss fades, Nats fans can take comfort in knowing that the players noticed how great D.C. really is as a sports town.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:47 AM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Craig Stammen, Mike Rizzo, Nationals, Nats, Ryan Mattheus, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 10/10/2012

The LaRoche and Burnett kids

If you think you're ready for playoff baseball, take a look at some children of the Nats.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:43 AM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Nats, Sean Burnett

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 10/07/2012

Drake LaRoche, luckiest 9-year old in America

Adam LaRoche's son sticks with the team as Washington marches into the postseason for the first time in 79 years.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:00 PM ET, 10/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Bryce Harper, Nats

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 10/07/2012

Drake LaRoche, luckiest 10-year old in America

Adam LaRoche's son sticks with the team as Washington marches into the postseason for the first time in 79 years.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:00 PM ET, 10/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Bryce Harper, Nats

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 08/24/2012

Morning pixels: RGIII will haunt your dreams

Perhaps this blogger needs to step away from the marketing madness.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:24 AM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins, D.C. United | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Clinton Portis, Bill Hamid, Adam LaRoche

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 08/23/2012

Morning pixels: Chipper Jones continues his Nats ‘man-crush’

Last night’s farewell to Chipper Jones left everyone a little emotional.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:42 AM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Football, D.C. United, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Mark DeRosa, Adam LaRoche, Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman, Mike Rizzo, Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Niles Paul, Kirk Cousins, Leonard Hankerson, Clinton Portis

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 08/16/2012

Kid memorizes all of Nats’ batting stances

Committing the Nats’ batting habits to memory is good dedication.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:08 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Michael Morse, Ryan Zimmerman, Ian Desmond, Adam LaRoche

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Nats celebrate home runs with low fives

In yet another new Nationals celebration, certain home runs are honored with an old school slap.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:26 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Michael Morse, Bryce Harper, Adam LaRoche

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Adam LaRoche homers with Roger Bernadina’s bat

A lighter bat proved to be knuckleball kryptonite.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:59 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Roger Bernadina

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 07/25/2012

The Bryce Harper bat the Nats gave to Ozzie Guillen

Adam LaRoche-led prank bet has a grammatical mishap, which makes it even more of a treasure.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:38 AM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ozzie Guillen, Bryce Harper, Adam Laroche

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 07/20/2012

Adam LaRoche on Michael Morse’s baby powder trick and other Nats locker room pranks

LaRoche tells of his favorite prank involving Michael Morse and Danny Espinosa.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:31 PM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Bryce Harper, Michael Morse, Danny Espinosa, Ian Desmond

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 07/18/2012

Adam LaRoche sends Bryce Harper-signed bat to Ozzie Guillen

In an effort to lighten the mood, some of the Nats decided to have a little fun at Harper’s expense.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:15 AM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Adam LaRoche, Rick Ankiel, Mark DeRosa

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 07/09/2012

Gio Gonzalez explains the deer pose celebration

Gio may not make a good hunter, but he makes an excellent deer.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:35 PM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, Adam LaRoche, Bryce Harper

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 07/06/2012

Morning pixels: Harper loses All-Star vote, but not for lack of effort

The Bryce Harper all-star campaign went global, if only for a moment.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:33 AM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Tyler Clippard, Adam LaRoche, Evan Royster

Posted at 12:21 AM ET, 07/06/2012

Adam LaRoche hits game winner, teammates pose as deer

The Nats magical early summer continues, with a good old-fashioned sweep of the Giants.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:21 AM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Adam Laroche, Gio Gonzalez, Rick Ankiel, Ian Desmond

Posted at 12:26 AM ET, 06/17/2012

Nats-Yankees: Tyler Moore was safe

Crucial call in 8th inning of Washington’s loss on Saturday went against the home team. Replay now.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:26 AM ET, 06/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Nationals Park, MASN, Tyler Moore

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 06/04/2012

Adam LaRoche: Nats have a ‘few rednecks’

The Nats first baseman shares his thoughts on why Gio Gonzalez would make an awful hunter.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:59 PM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals, Nats, Adam LaRoche, Gio Gonzalez, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 05/31/2012

Ryan Perry button fail, Adam LaRoche kiss cam

Between missing a button on his uniform and giving up a home run, it’s safe to assume that Ryan Perry was distracted last night.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:46 PM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nats, Nationals, Ryan Perry, Adam LaRoche

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 05/25/2012

Morning pixels: DMV sports headed into some lean times

D.C. athletes kept themselves busy on a collective night off.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:50 PM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Redskins, Nationals, Robert Griffin III, Brandon Banks, Niles Paul, Brian Orakpo, Ryan Zimmerman, Adam LaRoche, Bryce Harper

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 03/12/2012

Brad Lidge: Nats probably most talented team he’s played for

Nats reliever, who once threw the final pitch for a World Series champion, says some crazy stuff.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:59 PM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Brad Lidge, Drew Storen, Adam LaRoche, Ryan Zimmerman