Chase d'Arnaud SS PIT 4 Months

Chase d'Arnaud left Wednesday's game against the Red Sox after taking a line drive off his cheek.

d'Arnaud, playing center field for some reason, dived for a liner and caught it -- with his right cheekbone. He'll have a black eye at the very least, and the Pirates will likely order an X-ray in the coming days to make sure nothing is broken.

Chase d'Arnaud SS PIT 4 Months

Pirates sent INF Chase d'Arnaud outright to Triple-A Indianapolis.

The veteran infielder had been designated for assignment last week to clear a spot on the roster for Brent Morel. He cleared waivers and will continue to function as organizational depth for the Pirates.

Chase d'Arnaud SS PIT 5 Months

Pirates designated INF Chase d'Arnaud for assignment.

The move clears a spot for the newly-claimed Brent Morel on the active roster. D'Arnaud, 27, hit .233/.288/.350 with four home runs, 20 RBI, and 17 stolen bases in 61 games at the Triple-A level last year after returning from thumb surgery.

Chase d'Arnaud SS PIT May 31 '13

Pirates activated INF Chase d'Arnaud from the 60-day disabled list, optioned him to Triple-A Indianapolis.

D'Arnaud is recovered from March thumb surgery but will have to work his way up through the minors. He has an ugly .208/.232/.275 batting line during his time with the Pirates.

Chase d'Arnaud SS PIT May 25 '13

Chase d'Arnaud (thumb) will move his rehab assignment Saturday to Triple-A Indianapolis.

D'Arnaud has been out all season after undergoing surgery in March to repair a partially torn ligament in his thumb. The Pirates are expected to send him to the minors when he's healthy enough to return.

Chase d'Arnaud SS PIT May 17 '13

Chase d'Arnaud (thumb) began a rehab assignment with High-A Bradenton on Thursday.

d'Arnaud has been sidelined since undergoing left thumb surgery late in spring training. He figures to need a few weeks' worth of rehab at-bats but could be optioned to Triple-A after that.

Chase d'Arnaud SS PIT Mar 20 '13

Pirates placed INF Chase d'Arnaud on the 60-day disabled list with a thumb injury.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for the newly-acquired John McDonald. D'Arnaud had left thumb surgery on Tuesday and will likely be sidelined until sometime in May.

Chase d'Arnaud SS PIT Mar 20 '13

Chase d'Arnaud had left thumb surgery Tuesday and will miss 6-8 weeks.

D'Arnaud suffered a partially torn ligament in his thumb during a pregame baserunning drill earlier this month. The 25-year-old was in the mix as a bench player this spring, but now he'll be sidelined until sometime in May.

Chase d'Arnaud SS PIT Sep 10 '12

Pirates recalled INF Chase d'Arnaud from Triple-A Indianapolis.

The 25-year-old will provide infield depth for the Pirates down the stretch. He batted .252/.325/.383 with six homers and 38 RBI in 98 games this season at Triple-A.

Chase d'Arnaud SS PIT Aug 31 '12

Pirates optioned INF Chase d'Arnaud to Triple-A Indianapolis.

The 25-year-old infielder was sent down as the Pirates added right-hander Kyle McPherson and outfielder Alex Presley to the roster Friday. He didn't appear in a game during his brief stint with the big club.