New-look free agent Mike Witt and the New York Yankees agreed to a three-year contract worth $8 million.

Witt, a 30-year-old right-hander, was acquired by New York with pitcher Rich Monteleone last May 11 in a trade that sent outfielder Dave Winfield to California. He was 5-6 in 16 starts with the Yankees and 5-9 overall.Locally . . .