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2/16 Morning Marquee: Emilio Bonifacio signed, arbitration news


The Chicago Cubs signed infielder/outfielder Emilio Bonifacio to a minor league deal on Sunday. The 28-year-old was released by the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday after being designated for assignment. Cubs reliever Arodys Vizcaino passed his first test after a long rehab from Tommy John surgery and Edwin Jackson has confidence going into this season.

Around the league, Josh Reddick and the Oakland Athletics avoided arbitration and Andrew Miller and the Boston Red Sox did the same with a one-year deal. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim injury prone pitcher Mark Mulder ruptured his Achilles tendon.

ESPN Chicago: Cubs sign Emilio Bonifacio

Chicago Sun-Times: Cubs reliever Arodys Vizcaino aces first test after long rehab of elbow injury

Cubs.com: Jackson’s confidence unshaken entering ’14

Chicago Tribune: Pitching priorities for Cubs in draft

NBC Sports: Mark Mulder ruptured his Achilles tendon

Fox Sports: Mariners agree to contract with first baseman Justin Smoak

CBS Sports: Mariners, Orioles, Blue Jays among many suitors for FA Ervin Santana

Athletics.com: Reddick agrees to one-year deal with A’s

RedSox.com: Red Sox, Miller avoid arbitration with one-year deal

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