LaRoche to Richmond

BravesCenter Editor Bill Shanks reports that firstbaseman Adam LaRoche has been promoted to Triple-A Richmond with infielder Ramon Castro heading down to Greenville.

LaRoche, who is hitting .283 with 12 homers and 32 RBI for the AA Greenville Braves was told that he has been promoted to Richmond, according to BravesCenter Editor Bill Shanks. LaRoche was in the lineup for tonight's 2-1 win over the Tennesee Smokies.

The son of former major league pitcher Dave LaRoche, Adam caught the eyes of many Braves officials after an impressive spring that saw him hit .545. He drew rave reports from Mark DeRosa, Chipper Jones, and Bobby Cox among others.

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