Chicago Cubs: Team needs more than just Bonifacio to step up

Emilio Bonifacio is the change-of-pace player the Chicago Cubs need in their organization. He set a modern-day Major League Baseball record with nine hits in the team’s first two games of the season and after a 3-for-5 night in a 7-6 loss to the Pirates Tuesday night at Wrigley Field, Bonifacio has a .515 batting average. That’s impressive for a player who was designated for...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy or Sell: Opening Week Surprises

We’re only a week into the season and, as usual, a bunch of guys have come out of fantasy obscurity to make notable impressions over the first 5 or 6 games.  Many of these guys may be just smoke and mirrors and will disappear back into the ether over the next couple weeks, but some of them could be the breakout stars that help proactive managers win fantasy leagues.Keep in mind...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Journeymen of Tomorrow: 4/1/14

Did the Cubs Win? (image c/o bleacher nation) Chicago Cubes 0 @ Pittsburgh Pirates 1 One Sentence Synopsis: Cubes gonna Cube, Bonifacio going to TOOTBLAN, and Cubs go 0 for 11 with RISP. Three Up 1. Jeff Samardzija was very good, going 7 scoreless frames. He walked 2 and allowed 5 hits, but only fanned 3. He was bailed out by a hot smash that was grabbed my Castro for a double...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

The 'other' Bonifacio has a big day for Royals in loss

It's never easy to dissect what could be meaningful performances in spring training, but Royals prospect Jorge Bonifacio, the younger brother of former Royal Emilio Bonifacio, impressed the skipper Monday during a 9-7 loss to the White Sox. Bonifacio, just 20 years old, ripped an RBI single that gave the Royals a 4-3 lead in the fourth, then bombed a two-run homer in the eighth...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs sign speedy Bonifacio to minor-league deal

The Chicago Cubs have signed speedy utility man Emilio Bonifacio to a minor-league deal with an invitation to big-league camp Bonifacio is a switch-hitter who can play both all over the infield and outfield. He played for the Toronto Blue Jays and Kansas City Royals last season and was released by the Royals earlier this week. Bonifacio is guaranteed $573,770 in termination pay...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Emilio Bonifacio finds home with Cubs

A surprising team has signed a player surprisingly designated for assignment. When Bruce Chen re-signed with the Kansas City Royals, Emilio Bonifacio was the one who was removed from the 40-man roster. He discovered he had been designated while playing in the Winter League. It had been speculated that he wouldn’t be without a job for long, and he has finally been signed. Bonifacio’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees Must Trade For Emilio Bonifacio

In a move to make room for signing Bruce Chen, the Kansas City Royals designated utilityman Emilio Bonifacio for assignment. He was a part of the mega deal last off-season between the Marlins and Blue Jays and was acquired for nothing back in August by KC who needed help at the second base position. The Yankees must strike quickly and pick him up. Why you ask? Well first of all...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Should Yankees Take A Chance On Emilio Bonifacio?

According to MLB.com, the Kansas City Royals have designated Emilio Bonifacio for assignment as of February 1st. Now he could be claimed before the Yankees have a chance, or he could become a free agent after the waiver period, either way the Yankees should consider Bonifacio. The 28 year old Dominican can play second base, third base and all three outfield positions - places...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Rumors: Emilio Bonifacio Available?

Toronto Blue Jays infielder/outfielder Emilio Bonifacio, who was acquired in a trade with the Miami Marlins earlier this offseason, could be available, reports David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. #Braves interested in Bonifaciobefore got traded by MIA (Fredi G. had him w/Marlins), didn't know til this wk he might still be available — David O'Brien...
Via MLB Injury News
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Marlins player fakes out Nationals fans

Miami Marlins second baseman Emilio Bonifacio caught a popup near the first base line to end the second inning of Friday night's game in D.C. against the Washington Nationals. Afterwards, Bonifacio turned towards the stands and wound his arm back as if he were going to toss the ball to a fan. Instead, however, he faked out the Nationals fans as he headed back to the dugout...
Via Holdout Sports
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

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