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Travis Hafner has a sore shoulder. To get an MRI

Travis Hafner

New York Yankees’ Travis Hafner waves to fans as he is introduced before the Yankees play the Cleveland Indians in a home opener baseball game, Monday, April 8, 2013, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)


Travis Hafner has been a key part of the Yankees early season surprise. But he’s also Travis Hafner:

Hafner sore right shoulder, go for MRI, will miss at least few days #Yankees

— Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) May 14, 2013

You hope it’s not serious, but he may as well have legally added the words “injury prone” to his first name a few years ago.

On the season he’s hitting .260/.383/.510 with six homers. In the DH slot for tonight’s tilt against the Mariners will be Vernon Wells, with Curtis Granderson back in the outfield.