Continuing their very busy offseason, the White Sox have signed free agent Emilio Bonifacio to a one-year contract with a team option for 2016. According to Jon Morosi of FOXSports.com it’ll be worth $4 million.
Bonifacio isn’t much of a hitter, but he’s very fast and can play just about anywhere defensively. Right now it looks like the White Sox will use him at second base, but he could be pushed into more of a utility man role if Chicago adds another option there.
He split last season between the Braves and Cubs, hitting .259 with three homers, 26 steals, and a .650 OPS in 110 games. Bonifacio is a 29-year-old career .262 hitter with a .660 OPS.