September 16, 2009 |
at Philadelphia 5, Washington 0: Cliff Lee threw a six-hitter in his best outing in three weeks. at Atlanta 6, New York 0: Adam LaRoche homered twice and drove in three runs, and rookie Tommy Hanson (10-3) pitched seven innings. Florida 2, at St. Louis 1: Rookie Sean West had a season-high nine strikeouts to outpitch 18-game winner Adam Wainwright and Dan Uggla hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning. at Cincinnati 5, Houston 4: Paul Janish drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning with his third double of the game.
August 13, 2009 |
at Atlanta 6, Washington 2: Adam LaRoche hit two of the Braves' four homers and Derek Lowe (12-7) won his fifth in a row. Houston 14, at Florida 6: Hunter Pence hit two three-run homers for a career-high six runs batted in to power the Astros. San Diego 6, at Milwaukee 5: Adrian Gonzalez hit a go-ahead double in a four-run seventh inning for the Padres. Prince Fielder reached 100 RBIs for the Brewers. at St. Louis 5, Cincinnati 2: Chris Carpenter struck out 10 to win his seventh consecutive decision and Albert Pujols hit his 38th homer.
May 14, 2009 |
Adam LaRoche became the first player to have a home run taken away by video replay, but it didn't prevent the last-place Pittsburgh Pirates from beating the St. Louis Cardinals, 5-2, on Wednesday. LaRoche's long drive with a runner on in the first inning struck a railing or a small protective screen above the 21-foot wall in right field -- both objects are in play -- but first base umpire Lance Barksdale signaled a home run.
April 23, 2009 |
Adam LaRoche had four hits and brother Andy LaRoche drove in two runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 7-4 victory over the Florida Marlins on Wednesday and complete a three-game sweep. Florida began the series with an 11-1 record, a seven-game winning streak and a 6-0 road record but was outscored, 18-6, and swept in a three-game series by Pittsburgh for the first time since May 30-June 1, 2005.
July 8, 2008 |
Florida 3, at San Diego 1: Jorge Cantu hit a two-run home run against Greg Maddux (3-7) and Ricky Nolasco (10-4) limited the Padres to one run and five hits in eight innings. Since winning his 350th game on May 10, Maddux is 0-4 with seven no-decisions. Kevin Gregg earned his 16th save for the Marlins. Colorado 4, at Milwaukee 3: Ubaldo Jimenez gave up three hits in seven innings and Matt Holliday hit his fourth home run in four games for the Rockies, who have won six of seven.
April 20, 2008 |
You've seen the play a million times. Routine ground ball. First baseman picks up the ball, runs it to the bag for the out, "3U" in your scorebook. Adam LaRoche picked up the ball, but he did not run. "I was kind of out of it," he said. He walked the ball to the bag. The runner beat him there. "I wasn't even thinking there was a runner," LaRoche said. The crowd booed, his home crowd. LaRoche apologized to his pitcher, then his manager. "It looked like I was being lazy," he said.