Former Silver Hawk Bonifacio agrees to deal with White Sox

Well-traveled utility player Emilio Bonifacio reportedly has agreed to a one-year, $4 million deal with the Chicago White Sox.

According to the Associated Press, Bonifacio will get $3 million for the 2015 season and has a $4 million club option for 2016 that includes a $1 million buyout clause.

Bonifacio has a .262 batting average in 722 major-league games. He made his MLB debut for the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2007. He also has played for the Washington Nationals, the Florida/Miami Marlins, the Toronto Blue Jays, the Kansas City Royals, the Chicago Cubs, and the Atlanta Braves.

He played two full seasons in the Midwest League, with the South Bend Silver Hawks in 2004 and 2005. In 2004, he batted .260 with 1 HR, 37 RBI and 40 SB in 120 games. In 2005, he hit .270 with 1 HR, 44 RBI and 55 SB in 127 games.

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