You might say this has been perhaps Emilio Bonifacio's finest week as a Marlin since his very first week with the club when, for a fleeting moment, he made the Josh Willingham/Scott Olsen salary-dumper with Washington look like a winner. That was last year and it's been a long time since for Bonifacio.
On Sunday, he started in place of injured left fielder Chris Coghlan and came up with a leadoff double that led to the Marlins' only run in their 1-0 victory over the Nationals.
On Monday, Bonifacio went 2 for 5 and drove in the Marlins' first runs in their wild 9-8 victory over the Rockies.
On Tuesday, his first-inning single was one of only three Marlins hits in their 10-0 loss.
On Thursday, having returned to the bench, it was his pinch-hit leadoff triple in the ninth that set up the Marlins' 3-2 walkoff win -- their second in four days -- over the Rockies.
In addition to missing a few games recently with a back injury, Coghlan has been in a rut at the plate. He is 2 for his last 20 and is hitting .160 for the month with 1 RBI.
Easy question here, ladies and gents: Should Bonifacio start in place of Coghlan?