D'Arnaud was placed on the AAA disabled list today.

Chase d'Arnaud has been placed on the Indianapolis Indians disabled list, according to Scott McCauley.  No word yet on d'Arnaud's injury, or how long he will be out, although this comes right in the middle of a hot streak.  D'Arnaud is currently hitting for a .329/.357/.456 line in 79 at-bats in the month of May, including hits in 11 of his last 12 games.

I wrote last week about how all of the shortstops in the upper levels of the system are currently having success this month.  Aside from d'Arnaud, Ronny Cedeno is having success in the majors, and Jordy Mercer is having success in Altoona, all in the month of May.

To replace d'Arnaud, the Pirates have activated Greg Picart, who was re-signed last off-season as a minor league...

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