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Topic - Fielder Pujols
Before the Washington Nationals staged their comeback Saturday night, before Danny Espinosa and Bryce Harper stole the headlines with their awe-inducing power display, it was another night in which Adam LaRoche was carrying the team.
The story by now is a familiar one: Writers, executives and agents were still trickling in on the eve of the MLB winter meetings in Orlando last year when suddenly there was a news conference to be had and a bomb to be dropped. The Washington Nationals signed Jayson Werth. Seven years, $126 million dollars and a whole lot of buzz.