Washington Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche singles to center field for his third hit during the fifth inning of the Nationals' 9-1 win against the Chicago Cubs at Nationals Park in Washington on Sept. 5, 2012. (Associated Press)

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Washington Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche singles to center field for his third hit during the fifth inning of the Nationals' 9-1 win against the Chicago Cubs at Nationals Park in Washington on Sept. 5, 2012. (Associated Press)