Chase d'Arnaud

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Chase d'Arnaud
Chase d'Arnaud on July 10, 2011.jpg
d'Arnaud with the Pittsburgh Pirates
Philadelphia Phillies – No. 62
Infielder / Outfielder
Born: (1987-01-21) January 21, 1987 (age 28)
Torrance, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
June 24, 2011 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Career statistics
(through 2014 season)
Batting average .208
Hits 31
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 7

Chase Jonathan d'Arnaud (born January 21, 1987) is an American professional baseball infielder in the Philadelphia Phillies organization. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

High school and college[edit]

d'Arnaud graduated from Los Alamitos High School in 2005. He was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 44th Round of the 2005 MLB Draft, but he chose to attend Pepperdine University. He played for the Anchorage Glacier Pilots of the Alaska Baseball League in summer 2006 and he played with Orleans Cardinals in the Cape Cod Baseball League during summer 2007. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 4th Round of the 2008 MLB Draft.

Professional baseball career[edit]

In 2008, he played for the State College Spikes. In 2009, he played for the West Virginia Power and the Lynchburg Hillcats. In 2010, he played for the Altoona Curve. d'Arnaud was called up to the majors by the Pittsburgh Pirates for the first time on June 24, 2011.[1] In his major league debut, he recorded his first major league hit, a triple, off Boston Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester.[2] d'Arnaud was recalled on September 10, 2012.[3]

On March 20, 2013, the Pirates placed d'Arnaud on the 60-day disabled list after surgery to repair a partially torn ligament in his left thumb.[4] d'Arnaud started a rehab assignment with the Bradenton Marauders on May 16.[5] On May 18, his rehab assignment was transfereed to the Altoona Curve, and then to the Indianapolis Indians on May 25. He was activated from the disabled list and optioned to Indianapolis on May 31.

d'Arnaud was designated for assignment on February 24, 2014 when Brent Morel was claimed on waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.[6] He spent the season with Indianapolis, and his contract was selected by the Pirates on September 2 after the rosters expanded. On November 3, he was outrighted to Indianapolis, and elected free agency.

d'Arnaud signed a minor league deal with the Philadelphia Phillies on November 13, 2014.[7]


He is the son of Lance and Marita d’Arnaud.[8] His brother, Travis d'Arnaud, plays for the New York Mets.[9]


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