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Encarnacion, Santana moved in 3-way deal

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

LAS VEGAS (AP) Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto was in a hospital, making a trade from a bed.

Cleveland counterpart Chris Antonetti was boarding a plane headed back home, trying to finalize the deal before the flight pulled away from the gate.

They managed to complete the swap as the winter meetings came to an end. Carlos Santana was sent back to Cleveland, where he was an Indians fan favorite. Edwin Encarnacion is headed to Seattle - no telling how long he'll stick there.


Mets bring back Familia for 3 yrs., $30M

LAS VEGAS (AP) The revamped New York Mets bullpen is set to include a very familiar face - longtime reliever Jeurys Familia.

Familia reached agreement on a $30 million, three-year deal late Wednesday night with the team that traded him away last summer. The contract won't be complete until he passes a physical.


Dodgers to ink P Kelly for 3 years, $25M

LAS VEGAS (AP) Reliever Joe Kelly agreed Thursday to a $25 million, three-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal had not yet been announced.


M's GM pulls off trade from hospital bed

LAS VEGAS (AP) Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto was released from a hospital Thursday, hours after completing a trade from his bed during the baseball winter meetings.

He had begun feeling ill earlier in the week.


Rangers sign RHP Lynn for 3 years, $30M

LAS VEGAS (AP) Free agent right-hander Lance Lynn and the Texas Rangers reached agreement on a $30 million, three-year contract during the winter meetings, a person with direct knowledge of the agreement said.

The deal is pending a physical, the person said Thursday, speaking on condition of anonymity because the contract isn't complete.


Yanks trying to close deal for LHP Happ

LAS VEGAS (AP) As Brian Cashman tried to close a $34 million, two-year deal to keep left-hander J.A. Happ, the New York Yankees general manager made clear Wednesday he could shift his focus from pitching to high-priced free agents Bryce Harper and Manny Machado at any moment.

"We are prepared to pivot and react at any moment if things change," Cashman said. "You know where my current focuses are, but at the same time we're a fully operational Death Star."


Blue Jays leaving Las Vegas with Elvis

LAS VEGAS (AP) The Toronto Blue Jays are leaving Las Vegas with Elvis.

Right-hander Elvis Luciano was selected by the Blue Jays from the Kansas City Royals on Thursday with the ninth pick of the winter meeting draft of unprotected players.


Rays, P Morton reach 2-year, $30M deal

LAS VEGAS (AP) The Tampa Bay Rays are perfectly comfortable putting relief pitchers on the mound to begin games. But the chance to add an All-Star to their patchwork rotation, that was too good to pass up.

Coming off a career-high 30 starts, Charlie Morton reached a $30 million, two-year contract with the Rays, a person familiar with the agreement told The Associated Press on Wednesday.


Boras: Teams ready to move on Harper

LAS VEGAS (AP) The Latest on Major League Baseball's winter meetings (all times local):

1:34 p.m.

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