Washington Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche acknowledges the crowd between the seventh and eighth innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, in Washington. LaRoche recorded his 1,000th career hit during the seventh inning on a double to deep right, scoring Jesus Flores, Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

Photo by: Haraz N. Ghanbari

Washington Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche acknowledges the crowd between the seventh and eighth innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, in Washington. LaRoche recorded his 1,000th career hit during the seventh inning on a double to deep right, scoring Jesus Flores, Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)