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Yankees lock up Travis Hafner

Updated: February 1, 2013, 4:48 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand and Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Travis Hafner and the New York Yankees have agreed to a one-year, $2 million contract that allows him to earn up to $4 million more in bonuses based on plate appearances.

Hafner, 35, will be the Yankees' left-handed designated hitter, a spot that opened when Raul Ibanez signed with the Seattle Mariners earlier this offseason.

Hafner's career has been derailed by injuries. For four seasons (2004-07) as a member of the Cleveland Indians, he was one of the best hitters ...

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