Hafner is going on DL with shoulder injury.
New York Post "The Yankees don’t even have to be on the field to get hurt. Travis Hafner was hitting off a machine in the middle of last night’s 8-1 win over the Royals when he fouled a pitch off his left foot, ending his night. “When I initially looked down, it didn’t look good,” Hafner said. So he was..." July 11
Left foot contusion for Hafner. Gardner left with a right leg contusion. X-rays on both were negative and both are day-to-day.
New York Post "Joe Girardi said the switch from Travis Hafner to Lyle Overbay yesterday in the DH spot was nothing more than giving Hafner a day off. However, it was hard to ignore Hafner’s 5-for-53 (.094) funk and .219 average going into yesterday’s 6-2 loss to the Angels at Angel Stadium. “Get Lyle in..." June 16
New York Post "Travis Hafner was not in the lineup for the third straight game Thursday night when manager Joe Girardi used Vernon Wells as designated hitter against Mariners right-hander Hector Noesi. Hafner, who has a history of right shoulder problems, received a cortisone injection Tuesday. “BP went..." May 17
New York Post "Travis Hafner had been able to shake off his recent history of injuries since joining the Yankees, but it was easy to become alarmed when he was forced to miss last night’s 4-3 win over the Mariners and get an MRI exam on his ailing right shoulder. The Yankees’ concerns were allayed when the..." May 15
Hafner will have MRI on sore right shoulder.
New York Post "The loud sound that filled a half-empty Yankee Stadium immediately let those who remained know the home team was going to present Mariano Rivera with a one-run lead to work the final inning. There was no need to follow the flight of Travis Hafner’s solo homer, because the sound was loud enough..." April 18
New York Post "Who said they’re not the Bronx Bombers anymore? For a second straight day, the Yankees’ lineup hardly missed its injured stars, getting a pair of homers from Robinson Cano and another from Travis Hafner in an 11-6 win that spoiled the Indians’ home opener at Progressive Field. It’s a good..." April 09
New York Post "Who said they’re not the Bronx Bombers anymore? For a second straight day, the Yankees’ lineup looked as good as ever, getting homers from Travis Hafner and a pair from Robinson Cano in a 11-6 win over the Indians in their home opener at Progressive Field on Monday. And with Hiroki Kuroda..." April 08
New York Daily News "Travis Hafner is hoping less is more for him this season. The Yankees’ designated hitter has dropped 10 pounds this spring in an effort to take some stress off his massive frame, hoping the weight loss will help him to regain his status as one of the league’s most productive hitters. “I feel..." March 15
Pinstriped Bible "The 2012 New York Yankees finished behind only the Texas Rangers in run production with 804 runs. Yet as Spring Training approaches, the Yankees have reason to be nervous about their 2013 offense. The losses of Nick Swisher (.272/.364/.473/.201 - BA/OBP/SLG/ISO), Russell Martin..." February 19
Bergen Record "It’s been a while since Travis Hafner, 35, fielded grounders as a first baseman in spring training. Hafner hasn’t played a single defensive inning in the majors since 2007, and he’s strictly seen as the primary designated hitter against right-handers on the Yankees. "That’s the plan," said manager..." February 18
New York Daily News "Some players tend to shy away from the designated hitter role, saying their play in the field helps keep them in the game. Not Travis Hafner. The Yankees’ new lefthanded DH said he hasn’t taken part in defensive drills in roughly five years, and while he might have a couple of gloves in his..." February 18