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Emilio Bonifacio: The Fastest Player You’ve Never Heard Of

Published by on April 19, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Speed kills. 

And for Emilio Bonifacio, the Marlins' young speedster at the hot corner, it's his main tool. 

Born in the Dominican Republic, Bonifacio is 23-years-young, and has already been traded twice. 

Brought up in the Arizona Diamondbacks' organization, he made his MLB debut on September 1st, 2007.  Bonifacio was traded to the Washington Nationals on July 22th, 2008 for pitcher Jon Rauch, and immediately optioned to the Nationals' Triple A affiliate in Columbus.

With the Nationals, Bonifacio made his team debut on August 1st, 2008.  Bonifacio went 1-for-4, with a run, RBI, and a stolen base.

On November 11th, 2008, Bonifacio was traded yet again. ...

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