Emilio Bonifacio

Team Miami Marlins Miami Marlins
Position Third Base
Born Apr 23, 1985
Nationality Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Team History
Miami Marlins Miami Marlins 2009 - present
Arizona Diamondbacks Arizona Diamondbacks 2007 - 2008
Washington Nationals Washington s 2008

Emilio Bonifacio is a professional baseball player from the Dominican Republic, who plays as a third baseman. Emilio was signed up by the Arizona Diamondbacks. He played through the minor leagues before getting a call to make his debut in September 2007, for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

After just 11 games for the Diamondbacks in 2007, he averaged .217 before being sent back to the AAA-league. He came back again to the top-flight for 8 games before being traded out to the Washington Nationals. Immediately he was optioned out to the AAA-Columbus Clippers.

In August, Emilio was called up to the Nationals roster and played 41 games for them while scoring 26 runs with 39 hits at an average of .248. By the end of 2008, he was traded out to the Florida Marlins where he became their starting third basemen for the team.

So far, he has played 79 games in the 2009 season and has 41 hits in 169 at-bats at an average of .250.

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