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DETROIT, MI - JULY 08: Hyun-Jin Ryu #99 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches in the first inning of the game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on July 8, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 17 Starts And Sits

The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.


PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.


First baseman Adam LaRoche #25 of the Washington Nationals fields a ground ball in the bottom of the second inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on May 4, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

LaRoche: Some Days it Feels Like 2013 All Over Again

Adam LaRoche says there are times he’s reminded of the 2012 Nationals team which won the NL East and made the playoffs, and others when it feels like 2013, when they did neither, all over again.


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Nats Activate LaRoche From DL

The Washington Nationals have activated first baseman Adam LaRoche from the 15-day disabled list, and he is batting cleanup against the Pittsburgh Pirates.


Kevin Frandsen #19 of the Washington Nationals is tagged out at third base by Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics in the top of the fifth inning at O.co Coliseum on May 10, 2014 in Oakland, California. Frandsen was attempting to go from first to third on a single from Anthony Rendon. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Nats Put LaRoche on DL After 4-3 Loss in 10 to A’s

The hits keep coming for the Washington Nationals, and not in a good way.


Jayson Werth of the Washington Nationals receives congratulations from third base coach Bob Henley after hitting a home  run in the first inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on April 29, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

LaRoche, Werth Lead Nationals Over Astros 4-3

Adam LaRoche hit a tying double in the eighth inning and a go-ahead single in the ninth Tuesday night that lifted the Washington Nationals over the Houston Astros 4-3.


:WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 23: Jayson Werth #28 of the Washington Nationals celebrates after scoring the game-winning run off of a Adam LaRoche #25 of the Washington Nationals (not pictured) RBI single against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the ninth inning at Nationals Park on April 23, 2014 in Washington, DC. The Washington Nationals won, 5-4. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

LaRoche Caps Nats Comeback For 5-4 Win Over Angels

Adam LaRoche’s tiebreaking RBI single off the first pitch from Fernando Salas capped a four-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Washington Nationals came back to beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-4 Wednesday night to avoid a sweep.


Adam LaRoche of the Washington Nationals watches his RBI double in the fourth inning on April 2, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Gio Gonzalez Homers, Pitches Nats Past Mets

Gio Gonzalez homered in his first start for the second straight season and pitched three-hit ball to lead the Washington Nationals over the New York Mets 5-1 Wednesday night.


Adam LaRoche's mammoth beard.(Credit: ebjunkies on Instagram)

Exploring Adam LaRoche’s Beard from 5 Different Angles (Photos)

For all you beard admirers out there, here’s a conversation (and photos!) with Adam LaRoche, about Adam LaRoche’s monster beard, which doesn’t appear to be going anywhere anytime soon.


Adam LaRoche talks about killing mountain lion. (Credit: Buck Commander on Facebook)

Adam LaRoche Describes ‘Intense’ Stare Down with Mountain Lion

Nationals’ Adam LaRoche described in great detail the feeling of staring down a living mountain lion, a mere 25 yards away, knowing only one of them was likely to walk away — in an interview with the Junkies on 106.7 The Fan.