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Travis Emmanuel d’Arnaud (born February 10, 1989), nicknamed Lil D, is an American professional baseball catcher for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB).

He was selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in the supplemental first round of the 2007 Major League Baseball draft. He previously played in MLB for the New York Mets, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Tampa Bay Rays. He made his MLB debut in 2013.

In 2007, d’Arnaud started his professional career with the Philadelphia Phillies’ Rookie League affiliate, the Gulf Coast League Phillies. He played 41 games in the GCL and put together a .241 batting average and a .626 OPS.

In a May 1, 2021 game against the Toronto Blue Jays, d’Arnaud suffered a left thumb injury after tagging out Blue Jays outfielder Randal Grichuk at home plate.

On May 2, d’Arnaud was placed on the 60-day injured list (IL) with a torn a thumb ligament that required surgery. On August 11, 2021, d’Arnaud was activated from the 60 day IL.

In 2021 he batted .220/.284/.388 with 7 home runs and 26 RBIs. The Braves finished with an 88-73 record, clinching the NL East, and eventually won the 2021 World Series, giving the Braves their first title since 1995.

Travis d’Arnaud and his wife, Britney Cobian is blessed with two children, a boy, Leo Emmanuel and a girl, whose name is currently unknown.

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