Adam LaRoche

Adam LaRoche of the Washington Nationals acknowledges the crowd after hitting a walk-off solo home run in the eleventh inning at Nationals Park on August 18, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Adam LaRoche, Rafael Soriano Now Free Agents as Nats Decline Options

The Washington Nationals have declined to exercise the options on Adam LaRoche and Rafael Soriano, who become free agents effective immediately.

10/30/2014

Adam LaRoche of the Washington Nationals acknowledges the crowd after hitting a walk-off solo home run in the eleventh inning at Nationals Park on August 18, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

LaRoche Says Staying or Going ‘Just May be a Situation Where There’s No Room’

Adam LaRoche wants to finish his career in Washington, D.C., but with Ryan Zimmerman locked up for years to come and incapable of playing third, he admits, “It just may be a situation where there’s no room.”

10/09/2014

Adam LaRoche hits a three-run home run in the fifth inning against the New York Mets at Nationals Park on Sept. 23, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

LaRoche’s Blast Lifts Nats Past Mets

Nationals center fielder Denard Span left in the third inning after making a diving, tumbling catch, and NL East champion Washington went on to a 4-2 victory over the New York Mets on Tuesday night.

09/23/2014

Members of the Nationals celebrate after the NL East division-clinching game against the Braves at Turner Field on Sept. 16, 2014 in Atlanta. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

A Year Delayed, Nats Celebrate 2nd NL East Title

The Washington Nationals celebrated like a team that expected to be in this position a year ago.

09/16/2014

Anthony Rendon (right) is congratulated by Denard Span after Rendon hit a two-run home run against the New York Mets at Citi Field on Sept. 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

LaRoche, Rendon Homer as Nationals Beat Mets 6-2

Adam LaRoche and Anthony Rendon had two-run homers off Bartolo Colon, who was ejected after hitting the following batter both times, and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 6-2 Thursday night for their 12th straight win at Citi Field.

09/11/2014

Bryce Harper (right) and Asdrubal Cabrera of the Washington Nationals celebrate a win against the Atlanta Braves on Sept. 9, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Nationals Pulling Away in NL East, Top Braves 6-4

Mathematicians will say the Washington Nationals can’t clinch the NL East until next week. Practicality says they essentially wrapped it up Tuesday night with another win over the Atlanta Braves.

09/10/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 07:  Adam LaRoche #25 of the Washington Nationals celebrates with teammates as he returns to the dugout after hitting a solo home run in the fourth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park on September 7, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

LaRoche Homers Twice; Nationals Beat Phillies 3-2

Adam LaRoche homered twice, and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 on Sunday to avoid a series sweep.

09/07/2014

Asdrubal Cabrera #3 of the Washington Nationals celebrates with teammates as he returns to the dugout after hitting a two run home run in the 14th inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on September 3, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Dave Jageler Gets First Game-Winning Nats Call Since June 24 (Listen)

Play-by-play announcer Dave Jageler got to make his first game-winning radio call since June 24 in the Nationals 14th-inning 8-5 victory over the Dodgers Wednesday night. Listen here.

09/04/2014

Adam LaRoche is mobbed by teammates after hitting a walk-off solo home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 11th inning at Nationals Park on August 18, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

LaRoche Homer Lifts Nats Over Diamondbacks in 11

Adam LaRoche hit a game-winning solo home run with two outs in the 11th inning to help the Washington Nationals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 Monday night for their seventh straight win.

08/18/2014

Adam LaRoche #25 of the Washington Nationals hits a two-run home run in the eighth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Nationals Park on August 16, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Nationals Come Back in 8th, 9th to Top Pirates 4-3

After Adam LaRoche’s two-run homer in the eighth tied the game, and Wilson Ramos’ ground-rule double in the ninth won it, Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams called his club “tenacious.”

08/17/2014

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