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Chicago Cubs trade rumors: Emilio Bonifacio edition

One of the most prized players in baseball is one that can be a super utility guy. A guy that can play anywhere on the diamond and allows teams the luxury of carrying extra pitchers. One of the best utility guys in baseball is Emilio Bonifacio of the Chicago Cubs. Emilio Bonifacio Coming into the season the Cubs signed Bonifacio to a one-year $2.5 million contract. He was invited...
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Cubs Injury Update: Emilio Bonifacio activated, Darwin Barney DFA

The Chicago Cubs have activated second baseman/center fielder Emilio Bonifacio from the disabled list and, to make room for him, designated second baseman Darwin Barney for assignment. Barney's DFA answers the question of what the Cubs will do with Arismendy Alcantara when Bonifacio's Cubs beat writer Carrie Muskat announced the news Tuesday afternoon....
Via MLB Injury News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Injury Update: Emilio Bonifacio moves rehab to Double-A Tennesee

The Chicago Cubs promoted center fielder/second baseman and lead-off hitter Emilio Bonifacio to Double-A Tennessee on July 16 to continue his Minor League rehab assignment. He had a rough night at the plate, going 0 for 4 with a strikeout, but he is getting closer to returning to the Cubs. Bonifacio went on the disabled list on July 13 with a right oblique strain.Emilio Bonifacio...
Via Sports Injury Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Directly Responsible For the National League’s Demise

Minor news first, about Emilio Bonifacio:   Emilio Bonifacio’s rehab assignment transferred to Double-A Tennessee. — Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) July 16, 2014 Come back soon Emilio! In the meantime, I don’t know if you forgot, but the National League lost to the American League in the 2014 All-Star Game, 5-3. Leaving aside the whole Adam Wainwright verbal diarrhea fiasco...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Injury Update: Emilio Bonifacio rehab result

The Chicago Cubs lost to the Atlanta Braves in the second of a three game series on Saturday by the score of 11-6. The loss dropped the last-place Cubs to 40-53 on the season. Although scoring six runs, the Cubs are still near the bottom of the league in runs scored. Hoping to bring a spark to the offense in the second half of the season is outfielder Emilio Bonifacio, who took...
Via Sports Injury Alert
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Injury Update: Emilio Bonifacio MRI shows strained oblique

Chicago Cubs center fielder Emilio Bonifacio had an MRI performed Friday after leaving Thursday night's game with the Pittsburgh Pirates when he injured his rib cage area while swinging at a pitch. The Cubs had already placed him on the disabled list before the MRI. The results came Saturday and confirmed what the Cubs had predicted: a right oblique strain. #Cubs Bonifacio has...
Via MLB Injury News
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs Injury Update: Emilio Bonifacio, Ryan Sweeney

Chicago Cubs center fielder Emilio Bonifacio traveled back to Chicago from Pittsburgh Friday morning to have his rib cage examined more thoroughly. Bonifacio left Thursday night's game in the first inning with an injury to his rib area.'s Carrie Muskat reports that the Cubs expect to put him on the disabled list Friday and call up Ryan Sweeney from the Minors to...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs Injury Update: Emilio Bonifacio leaves Thursday's game in 1st inning

On the game's second pitch Thursday night, Chicago Cubs center fielder Emilio Bonifacio swung hard and hit the ground hard as he grounded to Pittsburgh Pirates Jordy Mercer. Bonifacio appeared to have strained his side during his swing and needed help off the field. Cubs beat writer Carrie Muskat of tweeted the news just as it happened.Bonifacio has to be helped off...
Via MLB Injury News
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
April 09, 2014  |  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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