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01/18/2013 11:46 AM ET

Blue Jays sign Bonifacio

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have signed INF/OF EMILIO BONIFACIO to a one year, US $2.6 million dollar contract for the 2013 season.

BONIFACIO, 27, batted .258 last season in 64 games, with 30 stolen bases in 33 attempts. The 5-11, 200lb. switch hitter has played all three outfield positions as well as second base, third base and shortstop during his six year career with Arizona (2007-2008), Washington (2008) and the Marlins (2009-2012). In 476 career games the Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic native has posted a .267 average with a .329 on-base percentage along with 53 doubles, 25 triples, seven home runs and 110 stolen bases.

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