Sat, 12 Jul 2014 17:55:54 -0700
Chicago Cubs OF Emilio Bonifacio (oblique) had three hits in four at-bats in his first rehab start with Rookie League Mesa Friday July 11.
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:59:55 -0700
Chicago Cubs OF Emilio Bonifacio (oblique) will begin his rehab assignment with Rookie League Mesa Friday, July 11.
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:21:20 -0700
Chicago Cubs OF Emilio Bonifacio (oblique) continues to rehab a strained oblique at the team's spring training complex, and there's no timetable for when he'll go on a minor league rehab assignment.
Fantasy Tip: Because he's yet to play in any rehab games to this point, it'd probably be a miracle if we saw him back in the majors before the All-Star break.
Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:00:57 -0700
Chicago Cubs OF Emilio Bonifacio (rib) is close to going to Mesa, Ariz., to begin rehabbing.
Tue, 24 Jun 2014 15:05:45 -0700
Chicago Cubs OF Emilio Bonifacio (rib) still has not taken part in baseball activities during his rehab.
Fantasy Tip: The speedster probably won't be back for another few weeks. Will he have a set job waiting for him?
Sun, 22 Jun 2014 18:28:18 -0700
Chicago Cubs OF Emilio Bonifacio (rib) has not started baseball activities at this point, because manager Rick Renteria said the team is taking things slowly with this injury. Renteria said this type of injury can become chronic if not treated properly.
Sat, 14 Jun 2014 09:22:07 -0700
The Chicago Cubs announced the MRI done on OF Emilio Bonifacio (oblique) revealed a right oblique strain.
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 12:52:16 -0700
The Chicago Cubs placed OF Emilio Bonifacio (rib cage) on the disabled list Friday, June 13.
Fantasy Tip: Chris Coghlan is the likely candidate to benefit the most with Bonifacio's move to the infirmary. However, with Ryan Sweeney (hamstring) expected to return soon, that could complicate things. Coghlan is worth considering in NL-only leagues.
Thu, 12 Jun 2014 16:56:04 -0700
Updating a previous report, Chicago Cubs OF Emilio Bonifacio (rib cage) is dealing with a rib cage injury, and the team will know more about the severity Friday, June 13.
Fantasy Tip: There's probably a good chance that Bonifacio will land on the DL with this injury, based on the way he reacted. Chris Coghlan and Justin Ruggiano could platoon in an outfield spot if Bonifacio goes on the DL. The return of Ryan Sweeney (hamstring) is looming, too.
Thu, 12 Jun 2014 16:35:45 -0700
Chicago Cubs OF Emilio Bonifacio (undisclosed) left the game early after his first at-bat Thursday, June 12, after he grounded out to shortstop. Bonifacio never made it out of the batter's box after falling to the ground after his swing. Head athletic trainer PJ Mainville helped Bonifacio off the field. Bonifacio had been 1-for-11 in the series. He was replaced in center field by OF Junior Lake.
Fantasy Tip: Check back for more updates on Bonifacio's condition and the specific nature of his injury. The way he reacted and the fact he had to be helped off the field don't bode well for a quick return.