Source: Emilio Bonifacio cleared release waivers, and is now a free agent.
#Royals have placed Emilio Bonifacio on unconditional release waivers. He will have 48 hours to be claimed.
Hardball Talk "The Royals officially re-signed veteran left-hander Bruce Chen today and they designated infielder Emilio Bonifacio for assignment in order to make room for him on the 40-man roster. The move is somewhat curious, as the Royals and Bonifacio avoided arbitration two weeks ago by agreeing to a..." February 01
Hardball Talk "In his latest column for the Kansas City Star, Bob Dutton reports that Royals team officials have acknowledged that utilityman Emilio Bonifacio has drawn “steady interest” from other teams as a trade target. The 28-year-old is eligible for arbitration for the third and final time after taking home..." December 01
Sportsnet.ca "The Toronto Blue Jays could end up moving utility infielder Emilio Bonifacio before Wednesday’s non-waiver trade deadline. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports Bonifacio is the Blue Jays player that is most likely to be traded. The Blue Jays thought Bonifacio would be able to help fill..." July 31
Toronto Sun "It doesn’t rank right up there with the parting of the Red Sea but manager John Gibbons pulled a Moses act out of his bag of tricks and for Thursday’s finale in Motown decided that it was a good day to sit Emilio Bonifacio and have Maicer Izturis man second base. Simply put, the play of..." April 12
Toronto Star "It is the only uncertain spot on the Blue Jays’ diamond, the only competition for an everyday job, and so far neither competitor has inspired much confidence. Emilio Bonifacio and Maicer Izturis are vying to be the Jays’ starting second baseman, the only role outside of the backup catcher and a..." March 05
National Post "Leading up to spring training, Maicer Izturis was officially the front-runner for the Toronto Blue Jays’ second-base job. On Sunday, manager John Gibbons seemed to backtrack a tad from that position. “It’s up for grabs,” he said. “We’ll see how it all plays out. We’ll see in the end what..." February 18
Toronto Sun "There is a tendency to think of Emilio Bonifacio as a minor part of the trade with Miami that remastered the Blue Jay lineup but make no mistake: he was a target. GM Alex Anthopoulos coveted Bonifacio’s speed and his versatility and his new teammates expect big things. “With Bonifacio we’re..." February 17