Adam Laroche Quotes

David Adam LaRoche (born November 6, 1979) is a former American professional baseball first baseman who played 12 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB). He played for the Atlanta Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Red Sox, Arizona Diamondbacks, Washington Nationals and Chicago White Sox. He is the son of pitcher Dave LaRoche and the brother of third baseman Andy LaRoche

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Adam Laroche


“They trust that he's the boss; he's going to put you in there when he thinks he needs to. There's no complaining. The chemistry's been phenomenal.”

Adam Laroche


“It takes a lot of nerve to throw it, ... And to practice it enough to be able to be able to throw strikes ... there's not too many pitching coaches that are going to work on it with you.”

Adam Laroche


“We should have done better than winning one out of three games here. We didn't get some hits when we needed them, and we gave up some hits when we didn't need to.”

Adam Laroche


“I'm just trying to get it going for the postseason. I know we're not in there yet, but I'm planning on going there.”

Adam Laroche


“That guy's unbelievable. That's some serious pop. The guy's huge. I felt like a little girl standing next to him at first base. No offense to girls.”

Adam Laroche


“That was filthy. Of all the lefties I've faced this year, that's the best curveball I've seen.”

Adam Laroche


“It's good to see him happy. He misses everybody; he'll always miss being a Brave. It's frustrating to see him there, but to see him enjoying it, to see him liking where he's at, and having (Edgar) Renteria being such a good guy makes it easier.”

Adam Laroche


“I don't think we'd have survived the season without having a shortstop that can produce. He's proven he can do that for a long time.”

Adam Laroche


“It was a tight (strike) zone tonight, so you could look for your pitch, ... Good for hitters, bad for pitchers.”

Adam Laroche


“I think I was 0-for-4 with three strikeouts,”

Adam Laroche


“We had a lot of obstacles this year. We've been in and out of trouble all year. We just seemed to battle through it with the new guys.”

Adam Laroche


“He froze a few hitters out there. I was impressed.”

Adam Laroche


“I had stomach flu and just came out in kind of a down game for me to begin with, ... Then hitting the grand slam, putting some runs on the board, it was a pretty good feeling. ... I thought a 6-1 lead was going to be enough for us.”

Adam Laroche


“We'll probably get away with it, ... but that's not the kind of ball you want to be playing.”

Adam Laroche


“I think it's the mentality of spring training and the mentality of the minor leagues. You know when you put that Braves jersey on, you're coming to the field to win every night.”

Adam Laroche