1B Adam LaRoche Re-Signs With Washington Nationals

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0  Updated at 4:27 pm, January 8th, 2013 By: ABC Digital
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Gary Bogdon/MLB Photos via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Nationals and free-agent first baseman Adam LaRoche agreed to a two-year contract with a mutual option for a third year on Tuesday. The contract is worth $24 million in guaranteed money, according to ESPN.

In 154 games with the Nats last season, the 33-year-old LaRoche batted .271 with 33 home runs and 100 RBIs, winning a Gold Glove.

He previously turned down a $13.3 million qualifying offer made by Washington at the start of the off-season.

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