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Travis Hafner # - DH/1B

  • Age: 37
  • DOB: 1977/06/03
  • POB: Jamestown, ND
  • Height: 6-3 Weight: 240lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/R
  • MLB Seasons: 12
  • Drafted by Texas in 1996 (31st round).

Scouting Report

AssetsBrings an elite mix of power and plate patience. Has a good batting eye and can carry his team with his bat for stretches. Can be a clutch hitter.
FlawsIs injury-prone. Doesn't offer anything defensively or on the basepaths, as he's reduced to DH duties. Has become increasingly streaky with age.
Career potentialVeteran slugging DH.

Honours and Awards

2000Class A+ - All-Star Team (Baseball America)
2000Florida State League (A) - All-Star Team
1999South Atlantic League (A) - All-Star Team
1997Gulf Coast League (R) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2013/10/31Filed for free agency.
2013/09/25Missed 54 games (strained right rotator cuff).
2013/09/10Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (strained right rotator cuff).
2013/07/28Strained right rotator cuff, 15-day DL (retroactive to July 27th, 2013).
2013/07/27Sore right shoulder, day-to-day.
2013/07/13Missed 2 games (bruised left foot).
2013/07/11Bruised left foot, day-to-day.
2013/05/18Missed 4 games (sore right shoulder).
2013/05/14Sore right shoulder, day-to-day.
2013/02/01Signed as a free agent by the New York Yankees to a one-year contract.
2012/10/31Cleveland Indians declined their contract option for next season.
2012/09/19Missed 40 games (back injury).
2012/08/09Back injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to August 6th, 2012).
2012/08/06Back injury, day-to-day.
2012/08/05Missed 1 game (sore back).
2012/08/04Sore back, day-to-day.
2012/08/04Missed 3 games (paternity leave list).
2012/08/01Paternity leave list, day-to-day.
2012/07/04Missed 37 games (right knee inflammation).
2012/05/30Right knee inflammation, 15-day DL (retroactive to May 24th, 2012).
2012/05/24Sore right knee, day-to-day.
2012/05/04Missed 1 game (bruised right knee).
2012/05/03Bruised right knee, day-to-day.
2011/09/11Missed 20 games (right foot injury).
2011/08/22Right foot injury, 15-day DL.
2011/06/17Missed 27 games (oblique injury).
2011/05/20Oblique injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to May 18th, 2011).
2011/05/03Missed 4 games (right ankle injury).
2011/04/28Right ankle injury, day-to-day.
2010/08/15Missed 16 games (right shoulder injury).
2010/08/03Right shoulder injury, early September (retroactive to July 29th, 2010).
2010/07/29Right shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2010/07/16Missed 1 game (back injury).
2010/07/11Back injury, day-to-day.
2009/09/02Missed 3 games (sore left shoulder).
2009/08/29Sore left shoulder, day-to-day.
2009/06/05Missed 35 games (shoulder injury).
2009/04/29Shoulder injury, early September.
2008/09/09Missed 92 games (right shoulder injury).
2008/07/26Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (right shoulder injury).
2008/05/30Right shoulder injury, 15-day DL.
2008/05/27Right shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2008/04/19Missed 1 game (shoulder injury).
2008/04/18Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2007/08/14Missed 4 games (knee injury).
2007/08/09Knee injury, day-to-day.
2007/07/11Signed by the Cleveland Indians to a four-year contract extension.
2006/10/02Missed the last 29 regular season games (hand injury).
2006/09/03Hand injury, day-to-day.
2006/07/01Missed 1 game (elbow injury).
2006/06/30Elbow injury, day-to-day.
2006/05/07Missed 1 game (flu).
2006/05/06Flu, day-to-day.
2005/08/04Missed 17 games (concussion).
2005/07/26Concussion, 15-day DL (retroactive to July 17th, 2005).
2005/07/17Jaw injury, day-to-day.
2005/04/13Re-signed by the Cleveland Indians to a three-year contract.
2005/03/03Re-signed by the Cleveland Indians to a one-year contract.
2004/10/04Missed 7 games (elbow injury).
2004/10/02Elbow injury, day-to-day.
2004/08/22Missed 1 game (elbow injury).
2004/08/21Elbow injury, day-to-day.
2004/03/05Re-signed by the Cleveland Indians to a one-year contract.
2003/07/12Recalled from Buffalo (AAA).
2003/05/26Missed 14 games (toe injury).
2003/05/26Optioned to Buffalo (AAA).
2003/05/13Toe injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to May 10th, 2003).
2003/05/10Toe injury, day-to-day.
2002/12/06Acquired from the Texas Rangers.
2002/08/06Recalled from Oklahoma (AAA).
2002/03/15Optioned to Oklahoma (AAA).
2001/03/28Optioned by the Texas Rangers to their minor league camp.


2013/02/01Signed as a free agent by the New York Yankees.
2002/12/06Texas Rangers traded Travis Hafner and Aaron Myette to the Cleveland Indians for Einar Diaz and Ryan Drese.
1996/06/04Drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 31st round in 1996.

Career Stats

2013NY YankeesAL8226231538112373279200.202.301.378.679
1997GCL RangersR5518938541405242445723.286.375.439.814


GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage

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