4 Ways Adam LaRoche's Return Impacts the Washington Nationals' Lineup

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4 Ways Adam LaRoche's Return Impacts the Washington Nationals' Lineup
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The Washington Nationals re-signed first baseman Adam LaRoche to a two-year deal worth $24 million, Tuesday. The new contract also has an option for a third year.

Now, the Nationals will have to see how LaRoche's return affects their lineup.

How much do the Nationals need LaRoche's defense? Where would he bat in this lineup? Does he provide this lineup with balance? Finally, will his return force someone else out of the lineup?

Here are four ways LaRoche's return impacts the Nationals' lineup.

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