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DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) - Emilio Bonifacio could provide the best chance to score runs. Maicer Izturis might be the best option to prevent them.
Both players are switch-hitters and both want to be Toronto's starting second baseman.
They each might get their wish.
Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said he might have to decide day by day which one is in the lineup.
Bonifacio, primarily an outfielder last season with Miami, brings more offense. Injuries limited him to 64 games last year but he still stole 30 bases. He swiped a career-high 40 in 2011 when he batted .296.
Izturis is better defensively and can play shortstop and third base. He hit .256 for the Angels last year, but his career fielding average at second base is .990 to Bonifacio's .960.

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