After his strained quad felt better than expected, Adam LaRoche cut short his rehab assignment and joined the Nats.
Adam LaRoche went 1 for 3 at Class AA Harrisburg and felt good after running the bases.
The Nationals slugger went 0 for 2 and played five innings at first base, and his leg held up well after running.
Adam LaRoche will start a rehab assignment Thursday with an eye on joining the Nationals on Sunday.
The first baseman spent nearly three innings in the MASN broadcast booth as an unexpected analyst.
The first baseman has been "shocked" by how well his quad has responded to rest.
Bryce Harper will visit a specialist to gauge his progress next week. Meanwhile, Taylor Jordan got his velocity back.
Nats' first baseman's nursing a right quad strain, is expected back when he is eligible to come off the disabled list.
The first baseman lands on the 15-day DL, as expected, with a right quad strain.
The Nationals best player so far this season will land on the disabled list with a nagging quad injury.