Comments on: Chase d’Arnaud Working to Become Fundamentally Sound http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/03/chase-darnaud-working-to-become-fundamentally-sound.html Your best source for news on the Pittsburgh Pirates and their minor league system. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 20:12:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 By: Tim Williams http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/03/chase-darnaud-working-to-become-fundamentally-sound.html#comment-13637 Tue, 27 Mar 2012 02:17:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=27536#comment-13637 It was never really a huge problem in the past. They worked on his throwing in the past, and this is just the next step in that work, with some new ideas from the guys who saw him in major league camp.

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By: emjayinTN http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/03/chase-darnaud-working-to-become-fundamentally-sound.html#comment-13607 Mon, 26 Mar 2012 15:42:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=27536#comment-13607 Tim:  Proud owner of both the 2012 Annual and the 2012 Prospect Guide.  Great info.  One comment on the d”Arnaud article – you state that he is funneling to his chest – funneling is taught with the glove hand out in front, throwing hand coming down on the ball and then funneling both in and up to the belt buckle with the insides of both wrists.  Once this occurs, it is natural that both hands will rise above the belt buckle as the feet get set and the hands separate to make the throw. 

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By: white angus http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/03/chase-darnaud-working-to-become-fundamentally-sound.html#comment-13587 Mon, 26 Mar 2012 02:07:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=27536#comment-13587 and if d’Arnaud can harness his defense and also improve his funkyazz swing, he could be a nice addition to the pirates lineup.  his speed is a huge plus, no doubt.

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By: white angus http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/03/chase-darnaud-working-to-become-fundamentally-sound.html#comment-13586 Mon, 26 Mar 2012 02:06:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=27536#comment-13586 would you believe different coaches, which they had…  plus not everyone coaches the same way.  when you bring in new people you also bring in new eyes.

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By: Nate http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/03/chase-darnaud-working-to-become-fundamentally-sound.html#comment-13578 Sun, 25 Mar 2012 19:50:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=27536#comment-13578 I felt the team had a totally different vibe with he and Alex at the top of the order.  You could see a spark vanish when those two weren’t in the lineup.  He, AP, Tabata, Marte, and Cutch have redunkulous speed. 

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By: John Lease http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/03/chase-darnaud-working-to-become-fundamentally-sound.html#comment-13571 Sun, 25 Mar 2012 16:21:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=27536#comment-13571 Which makes you wonder with all the ‘uniformity’ in the minors why this wasn’t corrected 4 years ago.

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