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Emilio Bonifacio

With Tom Thibodeau gone, focus shifts to Robin Ventura

With Tom Thibodeau gone, focus shifts to Robin Ventura

BALTIMORE-- The White Sox announced at SoxFest last January that Vince Coleman would be their new base-running instructor, hoping one of the all-time great base stealers would rub off on their players. Speedster Micah Johnson seemed like a good bet to steal 20 or more bases. Adam Eaton was a base-stealing threat in the minors, and reserves J.B. Shuck and Emilio Bonifacio could come off the bench and swipe a base, as the Royals’ Jarrod Dyson did so often last year. “Early in the offseason we identified wanting to have someone with some base-stealing acumen and obviously tremendous credentials like Vince has as a means to augment our coaching staff and help draw out a little...

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