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Dodgers News And Rumors: Mystery Player To Be Added Soon

Emilio BonifacioThe Los Angeles Dodgers recently added infielder Justin Turner and pitcher Paul Maholm to the roster, but at a town hall meeting on Monday, team president Stan Kasten said a new player would be joining the Dodgers, whom the notoriously tight-lipped Kasten refused to name.

Conventional wisdom suggests the mystery player Kasten referred to may be Emilio Bonifacio, or Cuban infielders Aledmys Diaz. Bonifacio, who was released by the Kansas City Royals on Monday, can play shortstop, second base, third base and the outfield.  However, should the Dodgers claim him off waivers, it would mean committing to his $3.5 million salary for next season. Bonifacio hit .243 last season and had a .295 on-base percentage.  If the Dodgers wish to sign Diaz, they wouldn’t be able to so until Feb. 19.

With position players set to report to Camelback Ranch on Thursday, the identity of who Kasten alluded to may be revealed sooner rather than later.

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