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Chase d'Arnaud | Shortstop | #12

Team: San Diego Padres
Age / DOB:  (30) / 1/21/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 205
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Pepperdine
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 4 (0) / PIT
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Chase d'Arnaud has elected free agency.
The veteran infielder saw action with three different big league clubs in 2017 (Braves, Padres, Red Sox), slashing .190/.242/.276 in 62 plate appearances. He'll look to find a place where he can compete for a reserve infielder role. Oct 21 - 2:27 PM

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Padres sent INF Chase d'Arnaud outright to Triple-A El Paso.

He cleared waivers after being designated for assignment but will remain in the organization. D'Arnaud, 30, is a career .223/.278/.306 hitter at the major league level.
Jul 7 - 5:21 PM

Padres designated INF Chase d'Arnaud for assignment.

D'Arnaud has already played for three teams this season and he could soon add a fourth to the list. The 30-year-old hit just .143 (7-for-49) during his time with San Diego.
Jul 4 - 2:07 PM

Padres activated INF Chase d'Arnaud from the paternity leave list.

D'Arnaud is hitting only .200/.241/.291 in the majors this season. He'll operate in a utility role.
Jun 30 - 4:23 PM

Padres placed INF Chase d'Arnaud on the paternity leave list.

He'll miss the next 1-3 games. Manny Margot was activated from the DL to take d'Arnaud's spot.
Jun 27 - 4:06 PM

Chase d'Arnaud went 2-for-4 and drove in two runs on Sunday as the Padres topped the Nationals.

Drawing a start at shortstop in this one, d'Arnaud delivered a two-run single in the fifth inning that increased the Padres' advantage to 5-2. He's now hitting .350/.409/.400 in his limited action this season.
May 28 - 9:02 PM

Padres claimed INF/OF Chase d'Arnaud off waivers from the Red Sox.

D'Arnaud was designated for assignment a few days ago. He'll be a utility player in San Diego.
May 21 - 2:26 PM

Red Sox designated INF/OF Chase d'Arnaud for assignment.

The Red Sox already moved Steven Wright to the 60-day DL to accommodate tonight's starter Hector Velazquez, so this gives them an extra spot on their 40-man roster. D'Arnaud made just two appearances for the Red Sox after being claimed off waivers from Atlanta last month. The Red Sox can assign him to Triple-A if he clears waivers.
May 18 - 7:18 PM

Red Sox claimed INF Chase d'Arnaud off waivers from the Braves.

He was designated for assignment by Atlanta on Tuesday. The 30-year-old infielder holds a weak .231/.288/.312 career batting line at the major league level.
Apr 27 - 1:55 PM

Braves designated INF Chase d'Arnaud for assignment.

He gets the boot to make room for Lane Adams on the active roster. D'Arnaud has been used sparingly in the early part of the season and batted just .245/.317/.335 over 262 plate appearances last season. He could potentially pass through waivers, though his versatility could draw some interest from other clubs.
Apr 25 - 3:24 PM

Chase d'Arnaud (bronchitis) took live batting practice on Sunday and felt fine.

And d'Arnaud is on the travel roster for the Braves' Grapefruit League game Tuesday against the Phillies. He was out several days due to bronchitis and the flu.
Mar 13 - 9:37 AM

Chase d'Arnaud has been diagnosed with bronchitis.

The infielder had just recovered from the flu and will now be held out of workouts for another few days. The illnesses should not affect his readiness for the opening of the 2017 regular season, but d'Arnaud is not guaranteed a spot on the Braves' major league roster.
Mar 9 - 4:38 PM

Chase d'Arnaud has been kept away from the Braves for the past couple of days as he has been dealing with a flu bug.

The team wanted to keep him away from his teammates to avoid spreading the illness, which seems like a smart move on their part. The veteran infielder is looking to secure a bench spot on the Opening Day roster this spring.
Mar 3 - 8:13 PM

Chase d'Arnaud took reps at first base on Saturday.

Utility man Sean Rodriguez was slated to back up Freddie Freeman at first base in addition to playing second base against left-handed pitchers, but now he's likely out for the season after injuring his shoulder in a car accident. D'Arnaud claims he hasn't played first since Little League but is willing to give it a shot with Rodriguez sidelined indefinitely. Nick Markakis, who has started five career games at first base, will also get reps there this spring.
Feb 18 - 5:55 PM

Chase d'Arnaud went 2-for-5, scored a run and drove in three in a loss to the Nationals on Saturday.

He drove in a run with a fielder's choice groundout in the second inning, then drove in two with a single in the ninth inning. It was a rare productive night for the infielder. He has gotten 238 at-bats in 71 games and is batting .255 but has accumulated only one home run, 18 RBI and 21 runs. His nine stolen bases are the only semi-attractive item on his fantasy resume.
Sat, Aug 20, 2016 11:12:00 PM

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