Report: Yankees sign Hafner

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The New York Yankees have agreed to sign designated hitter Travis Hafner, according to a Journal News report. The deal will be announced the contract language has been finalized.
Terms of the deal weren't known.
Hafner will serve as the designated hitter against right-handed pitchers. He has a career batting average of .287 vs. righties.
Injuries have limited the 35-year-old Hafner to just 85 games a season over the past five years.