Emilio Bonifacio

Emilio Bonifacio

About Emilio Bonifacio

Emilio Jose Bonifacio Del Rosario (born April 23, 1985) is a Dominican professional baseball Outfielder with the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball in the United States.He is from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He played in his first Major League game on September 1, 2007 when he was called up by the Arizona Diamondbacks. On July 22, 2008, he was traded from the Diamondbacks to the Washington Nationals for pitcher Jon Rauch and was optioned to Triple-A Columbus. Bonifacio was called up to the majors (he played for the South Bend Silver Hawks before he entered the majors. the Nationals on August 1, along with fellow middle infielder Alberto Gonzalez. Bonifacio went 1 for 4, with an RBI, run, and a stolen base. On November 11, 2008 he was traded to the Florida Marlins for left fielder Josh Willingham and pitcher Scott Olsen. On March 31, 2009 the Marlins announced that he would be their starting third baseman for the season.

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