Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche (25) hits a solo home-runof of St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Kyle Lohse (26) in the bottom of the second inning to give the Nats a 1-0 in Game 4 of the National League Division Series between the Washington Nationals and the St. Louis Cardinals at Nationals Park, Thursday, October 11, 2012.(Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche (25) hits a solo home-runof of St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Kyle Lohse (26) in the bottom of the second inning to give the Nats a 1-0 in Game 4 of the National League Division Series between the Washington Nationals and the St. Louis Cardinals at Nationals Park, Thursday, October 11, 2012.(Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)