A number of factors contributed to Adam LaRoche losing 15 pounds by the all-star break.
The Nationals think Tracy's track record as a pinch hitter outweighs his current struggles.
The first baseman could return in a day or two.
Davey Johnson's efforts to coax offensive improvement, LaRoche's recent slump and the lineup's struggles against southpaws.
After a viciously slow start to the season, the first baseman is helping carrying the team's offense.
The first baseman has toggled between two extremes this season.
The first baseman has used pink MaxBats in the past but recent MLB policy might mean he won't be able to.
The first baseman says he is seeing the ball better than in recent weeks. He has reached based 14 of his last 20 plate appearances.
The first baseman snaps an 0 for 26 hitless drought with a single, and after watching film with close friend Chipper Jones.
Manager Davey Johnson is sticking with Adam LaRoche though his hellacious slump.