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MLB: Washington 8, Atlanta 7 (15 innings)

ATLANTA, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Adam LaRoche broke up a marathon contest with a go-ahead homer in the 15th inning Saturday that sent the Washington Nationals to an 8-7 win over Atlanta.

MLB: Washington 4, San Francisco 2

WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Adam LaRoche clouted a go-ahead, two-run homer after a long rain delay Tuesday, carrying the Washington Nationals to a 4-2 win over San Francisco.

MLB: Washington 9, Philadelphia 2

WASHINGTON, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Second-inning homers by Anthony Rendon and Ryan Zimmerman staked Washington to a quick lead Friday and the Nationals went on to down Philadelphia 9-2.

MLB: Atlanta 3, Washington 2

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Justin Upton clouted a go-ahead home run in the eighth inning Monday, lifting the Atlanta Braves over Washington 3-2 for an 11th straight win.

MLB: Milwaukee 8, Washington 5

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Jeff Bianchi capped a furious sixth-inning rally with a go-ahead, two-run single Sunday and the Milwaukee Brewers overcame Washington 8-5.

MLB: Washington 3, Milwaukee 0

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Dan Haren and two relievers combined on a four-hit shutout Saturday, staking the Washington Nationals to a 3-0 victory over Milwaukee.

MLB: Washington 9, Pittsburgh 7

WASHINGTON, July 25 (UPI) -- Bryce Harper hit a home run in the ninth inning Thursday that allowed the Washington Nationals to break a six-game losing streak with a 9-7 win over Pittsburgh.

MLB: Philadelphia 3, Washington 2

PHILADELPHIA, July 8 (UPI) -- Former National John Lannan fired eight scoreless innings and Jimmy Rollins provided a key RBI Monday in Philadelphia's 3-2 win over Washington.

MLB: Washington 5, San Diego 4

WASHINGTON, July 6 (UPI) -- Ryan Zimmerman drove in the go-ahead run and Adam LaRoche made a diving stop Saturday to secure Washington's 5-4 victory over San Diego.

MLB: Washington 13, New York Mets 2

NEW YORK, June 30 (UPI) -- Gio Gonzalez tossed seven shutout innings and the Washington Nationals backed him with four homers Sunday in their 13-2 rout of the New York Mets.

MLB: Washington 7, Arizona 5

WASHINGTON, June 25 (UPI) -- Adam LaRoche's three-run homer capped a big third inning that boosted the Washington Nationals to a 7-5 win over Arizona Tuesday.

MLB: Washington 5, Colorado 1

WASHINGTON, June 20 (UPI) -- Jordan Zimmermann took a shutout into the eighth inning Thursday and contributed a sacrifice fly to help his own cause in carrying Washington over Colorado 5-1.

MLB: Washington 6, Philadelphia 2 (11 inn.)

PHILADELPHIA, June 19 (UPI) -- Ian Desmond hit a grand slam in the 11th inning Wednesday that gave Washington a 6-2 triumph over Philadelphia.

MLB: Cleveland 2, Washington 1

CLEVELAND, June 14 (UPI) -- Drew Stubbs raced home with the winning run on a ninth-inning grounder Friday, giving Cleveland a 2-1 triumph over Washington.

MLB: Washington 5, Minnesota 4 (2nd game)

WASHINGTON, June 9 (UPI) -- Ian Desmond's go-ahead RBI double in the seventh inning carried Washington to a 5-4 interleague win and a doubleheader sweep of Minnesota Sunday.
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Pittsburg Pirates Adam LaRoche flips his bat after striking out against the St. Louis Cardinals in the third inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on May 6, 2009. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)
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David Adam LaRoche (born November 6, 1979 in Orange County, California), is a Major League Baseball first baseman. In 2011, the Washington Nationals signed him to a two-year deal. He is the son of Dave LaRoche and the brother of the Oakland Athletics third baseman Andy LaRoche.

Adam LaRoche was a 1998 graduate of Fort Scott (KS) High School, where he played baseball. He was named an All-American in baseball as a senior. His uncle, Dave Regan, was his high school head coach.

He played for his father, Dave, at Fort Scott Community College in 1999 before transferring to Seminole (OK) Junior College in 2000, where he was an All-American and the MVP of the Junior College World Series.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Adam LaRoche."
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