Emilio Bonifacio

Emilio Bonifacio #18

  • CF
  • B/T: S/R
  • 5' 10"/210
  • Age: 31


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Emilio Bonifacio MLB Career Stats

.259 13 159 165 .652

Emilio Bonifacio Bio

  • Full Name: Emilio Jose Bonifacio
  • Pronunciation: Bone-i-FAH-see-oh
  • Born: 4/23/1985 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • High School: Loyola, Santo Domingo, DOM
  • Debut: September 2, 2007
  • Relationship(s): brother of Jorge Bonifacio
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MLB Career Stats 2534 347 656 13 159 165 .259 .316 .652


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Emilio Bonifacio Stats

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Emilio Bonifacio Advanced Stats

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Emilio Bonifacio News

Emilio Bonifacio Fantasy News

May 1, 2016 at 12:08 PM ET

Braves plan to call up Bonifacio, option Withrow to Triple-A

In an effort to replenish their bench by reverting back to a 12-man pitching staff, the Braves announced they had purchased Bonifacio's contract from Triple-A Gwinnett and optioned right-handed reliever Chris Withrow to Gwinnett.

April 2, 2016 at 12:32 PM ET

Braves regretfully cut Bourn; Bonifacio, too

Shortly after arriving at ESPN's Wide World of Sports Complex on Saturday morning, Michael Bourn entered Gonzalez's office and learned that he had been designated for assignment in order to create a roster spot for Drew Stubbs, the right-handed-hitting outfielder who signed a Minor League deal on Wednesday.


Emilio Bonifacio Awards

NL Player of the Month

Month Team League
07/2011 Florida NL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2008 Arizona NL

Baseball America High Class A All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Lancaster CAL

PCL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Tucson PCL

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Mobile SOU

SOU Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Mobile SOU

CAL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Lancaster CAL

MID Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2005 South Bend MID

Emilio Bonifacio Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
2011 .296 18th in NL

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2009 21 16th in NL
2011 40 2nd in NL
2012 30 9th in NL
2013 28 12th in AL
2014 26 10th in NL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
2011 .360 18th in NL


Season BB Rank
2011 59 21st in NL


Season H Rank
2011 167 13th in NL


Season 3B Rank
2008 5 17th in NL
2009 6 19th in NL
2011 7 10th in NL

Games Played

Season G Rank
2011 152 23rd in NL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
2011 565 23rd in NL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
2011 641 21st in NL


Season SO Rank
2011 129 16th in NL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2009 9 11th in NL
2011 11 2nd in NL
2013 8 7th in AL
2014 8 8th in NL

Emilio Bonifacio Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
April 11, 2016 CF Emilio Bonifacio assigned to Gwinnett Braves.
April 10, 2016 Atlanta Braves signed free agent 2B Emilio Bonifacio to a minor league contract.
April 6, 2016 Atlanta Braves released 2B Emilio Bonifacio.
April 2, 2016 Atlanta Braves designated 2B Emilio Bonifacio for assignment.
December 9, 2015 Atlanta Braves signed free agent 2B Emilio Bonifacio.
November 6, 2015 2B Emilio Bonifacio elected free agency.
August 25, 2015 Chicago Cubs signed free agent 2B Emilio Bonifacio to a minor league contract.
August 25, 2015 2B Emilio Bonifacio assigned to Iowa Cubs.
August 18, 2015 Chicago White Sox released 2B Emilio Bonifacio.
August 16, 2015 Chicago White Sox designated 2B Emilio Bonifacio for assignment.
August 14, 2015 Chicago White Sox activated 2B Emilio Bonifacio from the 15-day disabled list.
August 11, 2015 Chicago White Sox sent 2B Emilio Bonifacio on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Knights.
July 29, 2015 Chicago White Sox placed 2B Emilio Bonifacio on the 15-day disabled list. Left oblique strain.
July 26, 2015 Chicago White Sox activated 2B Emilio Bonifacio from the bereavement list.
July 23, 2015 Chicago White Sox placed 2B Emilio Bonifacio on the bereavement list.
January 8, 2015 Chicago White Sox signed free agent 2B Emilio Bonifacio.
October 30, 2014 2B Emilio Bonifacio elected free agency.
August 1, 2014 Atlanta Braves activated 2B Emilio Bonifacio.
July 31, 2014 Chicago Cubs traded 2B Emilio Bonifacio, LHP James Russell and cash to Atlanta Braves for C Victor Caratini.
July 22, 2014 Chicago Cubs activated CF Emilio Bonifacio from the 15-day disabled list.
July 16, 2014 Chicago Cubs sent OF Emilio Bonifacio on a rehab assignment to Tennessee Smokies.
July 11, 2014 Chicago Cubs sent 2B Emilio Bonifacio on a rehab assignment to AZL Cubs.
June 13, 2014 Chicago Cubs placed CF Emilio Bonifacio on the 15-day disabled list. Strained rib cage muscle
March 30, 2014 Chicago Cubs selected the contract of 2B Emilio Bonifacio from Iowa Cubs.
February 23, 2014 2B Emilio Bonifacio assigned to Iowa Cubs.
February 19, 2014 Chicago Cubs signed free agent 2B Emilio Bonifacio to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
February 10, 2014 Kansas City Royals released 2B Emilio Bonifacio.
February 1, 2014 Kansas City Royals designated 2B Emilio Bonifacio for assignment.
August 15, 2013 Kansas City Royals activated 2B Emilio Bonifacio.
August 14, 2013 Toronto Blue Jays traded 2B Emilio Bonifacio to Kansas City Royals.
November 19, 2012 Miami Marlins traded 2B Emilio Bonifacio, C John Buck, LHP Mark Buehrle, RHP Josh Johnson and SS Jose Reyes to Toronto Blue Jays for RHP Henderson Alvarez, SS Yunel Escobar, SS Adeiny Hechavarria, C Jeff Mathis, RHP Anthony DeSclafani, CF Jake Marisnick and LHP Justin Nicolino.
October 31, 2012 Emilio Bonifacio roster status changed by Miami Marlins.
September 14, 2012 Miami Marlins transferred CF Emilio Bonifacio from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
August 22, 2012 Miami Marlins placed CF Emilio Bonifacio on the 15-day disabled list. Sprained right knee.
August 19, 2012 Miami Marlins activated CF Emilio Bonifacio from the 15-day disabled list.
August 15, 2012 sent CF Emilio Bonifacio on a rehab assignment to Jupiter Hammerheads.
August 4, 2012 Miami Marlins placed CF Emilio Bonifacio on the 15-day disabled list. Left thumb sprain.
July 13, 2012 Miami Marlins activated CF Emilio Bonifacio from the 15-day disabled list.
July 4, 2012 sent CF Emilio Bonifacio on a rehab assignment to Jupiter Hammerheads.
May 20, 2012 Emilio Bonifacio roster status changed by Miami Marlins.
May 20, 2012 Miami Marlins placed CF Emilio Bonifacio on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 19, 2012. Sprained left thumb.
June 7, 2010 Florida Marlins recalled Emilio Bonifacio from New Orleans Zephyrs.
June 2, 2010 Emilio Bonifacio roster status changed by New Orleans Zephyrs.
May 27, 2010 New Orleans Zephyrs placed 3B Emilio Bonifacio on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 26, 2010.
April 14, 2010 Florida Marlins optioned 3B Emilio Bonifacio to New Orleans Zephyrs.

Emilio Jose Bonifacio Bio Info

Emilio Jose Bonifacio Rosario... Attended Loyola High School In Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic... Married with one child.


Combined to hit .259 (102-394) with 17 doubles, four triples, three home runs, 24 RBI, 47 runs scored and 26 stolen bases over 110 games between the Cubs and Atlanta...Ranked 10th in the National League in stolen bases...Appeared in 65 games in center field, 31 at second base, seven at third, six in right, four at shortstop, four in left and one as the designated hitter … was one of just 10 position players to play at least one game at seven or more different positions (including DH) throughout the season (STATS LLC)...Hit .365 (38-104) with eight doubles, a triple, three home runs and 13 RBI against left-handers, compared to .221 (64-290) with nine doubles, three triples and 11 RBI vs. righties...Posted a .281 (18-64) average with RISP and a .333 (1-3) mark with the bases loaded...Began the season with the Cubs after making the Opening Day roster as a non-roster invitee to spring training … was signed as a minor-league free agent on 2/15...Became the first player in the modern era (since 1900) to record games with one, two, three, four and five hits within the team's first seven games of a season (Elias) … his five hits on 4/2 at Pittsburgh were a career high...Went 9-12 (.750) over the first two games of the season, becoming the first player in the modern era (1900-) to collect nine or more hits in his first two games with any team (Elias)...Went 4-5 with a double and a career-high five runs scored on 5/12 at St. Louis … was one of four players to score five runs in a game in 2014, joining Cleveland's Michael Brantley, Arizona's Paul Goldschmidt and Houston's George Springer...Was on the disabled list with a right oblique strain from 6/13-7/22, including rehabilitation assignments to the Arizona League Cubs and Class AA Tennesse (.269, 7-26)...Was traded by the Cubs with left-hander James Russell to Atlanta in exchange for catcher Victor Caratini on 7/31...Went 9-9 in stolen-base attempts from 8/26-9/22...Hit his second career leadoff home run on 9/28 at Philadelphia (also 9/25/11 at Milwaukee).

2012 Missed considerable time due to injury, appearing in just 64 games... Placed on 15-day disabled list on May 19, missing 46 games after undergoing surgery to repair a sprained left thumb... After returning from DL on July 13, was placed on again from Aug. 4-19 after re-injuring left thumb... Appeared in three games before missing remainder of season after suffering a right knee sprain on Aug. 22...Despite limited action, stole 30 bases (33 attempts), tying him for 9th in National League... Stolen base percentage of 90.9 (30-33) was tied with Tony Campana for second in NL, behind Everth Cabrera (91.7), who led league with 44 steals (48 attempts)...Began season by stealing 20 straight bases without being caught, establishing a Marlins record for most consecutive stolen bases to begin a season... Additionally, from Sept. 27, 2011 to May 18, 2012, had stolen 21 consecutive bases without being caught...Had 28 singles to start season before recording first extra-base hit, a double, on May 9 at Houston... Marked longest streak of singles to open a season in Marlins history...Tied Marlins record with two triples on May 13 vs. Mets, doing so in consecutive at-bats in seventh and ninth innings... Became just fourth Marlin to triple twice in a game...Went 2-3 with his lone home run of season on July 23 vs. Atlanta...Recorded six games with two steals, first doing so on April 7 at CIN... Followed suit on April 17 vs. CHC, April 19 vs. CHC, May 3 at SF, May 11 vs. NYM and July 20 at PIT...Appeared in 51 games in center field (50 starts) and 15 games at second base (14 starts). 2011 Had a 26-game hitting streak from June 28 to July 28, third-longest hit streak of season in National League and Majors. Was longest single-season hit streak by a Marlin since Luis Castillo hit in 35 straight games, a Franchise record, from May 8-June 21, 2002. During streak, was 39x100 (.390) with 27 runs...Earned Jeff Conine "Mr. Marlin" Award from South Florida chapter of the BBWAA, awarded to player who embodies playing the game right...Finished season ranked third among NL leadoff hitters (min. 50 games) in batting average (.310), trailing only Jose Reyes (.336) and Starlin Castro (.327). Had fourth-most games (97) and fifth-most at-bats (397) as a leadoff hitter in NL...Had second-highest on-base percentage (.376) among NL leadoff hitters (min. 50 games), trailing only Reyes (.383)...Tied for second in NL in stolen bases, with Matt Kemp, Cameron Maybin and Drew Stubbs. They trailed only Michael Bourn (61). That foursome tied for fourth in Majors, behind Bourn, Coco Crisp (49) and Brett Gardner (49)...Set new career high in steals on July 24 vs. Mets with 22nd theft. Went 35-for-43 in stolen base attempts in final 82 games, after going just 5-for-8 in first 70 games...Final stolen base percentage of 78.4 (40-for-51) was third-highest in Club history for a base runner with at least 40 attempts, trailing Chuck Carr in 1994 (80.0, 32-for-40) and Hanley Ramirez in 2007 (78.5, 51-for-65)...Stole 40 bases, 12th-most all-time in Club history. Highest total since Hanley Ramirez stole 51 in 2007...Named NL Player of the Month in July after leading league (sixth in Majors) with a .380 (38x100) average. Also, led Majors with 16 steals and was tied for first with 27 runs (Dustin Pedroia)...Led NL in bunt hits (16) and infield hits (45). Was third in Majors in bunt hits, behind Juan Pierre (19) and Peter Bourjos (17), and second in Majors in infield hits, behind Pierre (46)...Led team with 50 multi-hit gamesgames...Made 141 starts at six different positions: 61 at shortstop, 30 at third base, 28 in left field, 11 in right, nine in center and two at second base...Entered season with one career home run, an inside-the-park homer on Opening Day, April 6, 2009 vs. Washington. Sent five home runs over fences in 2011; first such round-tripper of career came on May 1 at Cincinnati...Tied Franchise record by appearing at three different positions on April 2 and July 22, both times vs. Mets. Last player in Marlins' history to appear at as many positions in a single game was Ross Gload on April 8, 2009 vs. Washington. 2010 Marked second consecutive Opening Day roster after breaking camp out of Spring Training. Also made the Marlins 2009 Opening Day roster. Split time between triple-A New Orleans and Florida, posting a .274 average with eight doubles, three triples and 11 RBI in 40 games with the Zephyrs and a career high .261 mark with six doubles, three triples and 10 RBI in 73 games with the Marlins ... Optioned to triple-A New Orleans on April 14 after appearing in only four games prior to the demotion. Went 0x3 with a run scored ... Upon his arrival to NO, rattled off a 10-game hit streak where he hit .302 (13x43) with two doubles, two triples and four RBI. Went hitless in only nine of 39 total games with at least one at-bat ... Tallied four three-hit games, with the last coming on May 23 at Tacoma ... Was recalled on June 7 and finished the season hitting .266 (47x177) in his final 69 games. Made 37 starts after his recall; 14 in center field, eight at shortstop, five in left field, four in right field, four at third base and two at second base ... Hit in a season-best eight consecutive games in which he batted .500 (17x34) with 11 runs scored, two doubles, two triples and three RBI from September 5-12 ... Tallied four three-hit games; June 27 vs. San Diego, September 5 vs. Atlanta, September 7 at Philadelphia and September 12 at Washington ... Was successful in all 12 of his stolen base attempts. 2009 The 2009 season marked his first full season at the Major League level. Began the season as the Marlins starting third baseman, making 82 starts at the hot corner. Also started 12 games at shortstop, six in center field, four at second base and two in left field...Despite limited playing time in the second half of the season, ranked fifth in the club with 72 runs scored...Tied for second in the National League in at-bats in the first half of the season (349), behind only Miguel Tejada (353). Ranked second on the club with 52 runs in the first half, trailing Hanley Ramirez (53)...Had a career-best nine-game hit streak from June 23 to July 2, where he batted .324 (11x34) over the streak. Also had an eight game streak from May 8-10 where he hit .314 (11x35) with seven runs scored...Recorded four hits on Opening Day, becoming the fourth Marlin in club history to tally four hits on Opening Day. The others; Hanley Ramirez (4x6) in 2007, Carlos Delgado (4x5) in 2005 and Jeff Conine (4x4) in 1993. In addition, he scored four times, tying a club record done 18 times before, with Jorge Cantu being the last Marlin to do so on July 4, 2008...Tied his career high with four hits on July 9 vs. Pittsburgh...Drove in a career-high three runs June 9 against St. Louis...Batted .315 (45x143) against left-handed pitchers this season, ranking fourth on the club. Came into 2009 with only eight hits in 48 Major League at-bats (.167) against lefties...Ranked sixth in the Majors in infield hits with 34, behind Ichiro (59), Michael Bourn (43), Denard Span (40), Luis Castillo (39), and Scott Podsednik (37). Tied with Nyjer Morgan for third in MLB with 14 bunt hits (Erick Aybar-18; Michael Bourn-17). The 14 bunt hits tied him with Luis Castillo for the fifth-most in a single season in club history...Was the first player since Wade Boggs (nine hits, seven runs) in 1994 to reach eight hits and six runs through a team's first three games of the season...Hit inside-the-park home run on Opening Day (off J. Tavarez), and became the first player since July 7, 2001 (Cesar Izturis) with an inside-the-park home run as his first career homer. Was the first inside-the-park home run on Opening Day since Carl Yastrzemski on April 10, 1968. Went 4x5 overall, matching the franchise record with four runs scored. Set career-highs with four hits and three stolen bases. 2008 Hit combined .243 (41-for-169) with six doubles, five triples and 14 RBI in 49 games between Arizona and Washington...Began season in Diamondbacks organization, where he posted a .302 average (111x367) with 18 doubles, five triples, one home runs and 29 RBI in 85 games for triple-A Tucson...recalled by Arizona, July 1, and posted a .167 average (2x12) with one double and two RBI in eight games...Traded to Washington, July 22 for RHP Jon Rauch...reported to triple-A Columbus, where he hit at a .452 clip (14x31) with two doubles and three RBI...recalled by Nationals, August 1 and finished the season with a .248 average (39x157), five doubles, five triples and 12 RBI in 41 games...Upon reporting to Nationals, club won four straight and six of his first seven games played...he had multi-hit efforts in five of those six wins...hit safely in 26 of 41 games with Washington, including 12 multi-hit affairs...Recorded career-best seven-game hitting streak from August 26-September 5, batting .417 (10-for-24) with two doubles, a triple, a RBI and a stolen base during the streak...Appeared in 37 games (all starts) at second base with Nationals...all three appearances in field with ARI were in outfield, including two in right field and one in left field. 2007 Led all Arizona minor leaguers with 41 steals, also leading the Southern League...led league with 157 hits and finished second with 84 runs scored for Mobile...selected to the Southern League All-Star team...Recalled from Mobile (AA) on Sept. 1 vs. Colorado and made his Major League debut on Sept. 2 as a pinch runner against the Rockies...walked in his first career at-bat on Sept. 3 vs. San Diego...Made his first start on Sept. 10 at San Francisco, picking up his first Major League hit and RBI with a single in the fifth inning...finished the night 2-for-5 with 2 RBI...Collected his first career double on Sept. 14 at Los Angeles, going 2-for-4...Set a career-high with 551 at-bats in his first year at Mobile (AA)...Strung together a 10-game hit streak from April 17-28, batting .381 (16-for-42) with a double, triple, 8 RBI and 6 runs scored over that stretch...Hit safely in 31 of 34 games from May 13-June 19, batting .315 (47-for-149) with 6 doubles, 8 RBI, 25 runs scored and 14 stolen bases, while also collecting 14 multi-hit games...Tied career-high by stealing 3 bases on May 28 vs. Huntsville...July was his best month, batting .314 with 8 doubles, 8 RBI and 11 stolen bases...it was the 15th-highest batting average in the Southern League during July...Held a .960 fielding percentage over 46.0 innings (6 games) at second base for the D-backs. 2006 Ranked second among all minor leaguers in 2006 in hits and runs scored, and seventh in stolen bases while playing with single-A Lancaster...His .321 average was sixth among all qualifying minor league switch hitters...Was a California League All-Star, leading circuit in stolen bases and finishing second in hits and runs scored. 2005 Earned Midwest League All-Star honors in 2005 with single-A South Bend; led Arizona farmhands and was second in league in stolen bases.