MLB Calendar

December 12, 2016 09:55 PM

Jan. 13 — Salary arbitration figures exchanged.

Jan. 18 — BBWAA Hall of Fame voting announced.

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Feb. 1-21 — Salary arbitration hearings, St. Petersburg, Fla.

Feb. 2-3 — Owners meetings, Palm Beach, Fla.

Feb. 17 — Voluntary reporting date for pitchers, catchers and injured players.

Feb. 22 — Voluntary reporting date for other team's other players.

Feb. 28 — Mandatory reporting date.

March 15 — Last day to place a player on unconditional release waivers and pay 30 days termination pay instead of 45 days.

March 29 — Last day to request unconditional release waivers on a player without having to pay his full 2016 salary.

April 2 — Opening day. Active rosters reduced to 25 players.

June 12 — Amateur draft starts.

July 11 — All-Star Game, Miami.

July 7 — Last day to sign for amateur draft picks subject to deadline.

July 30 — Hall of Fame inductions, Cooperstown, N.Y.

July 31 — Last day to trade a player without securing waivers.

Sept. 1 — Active rosters expand to 40 players.

November TBA — Deadline for teams to make qualifying offers to their eligible former players who became free agents, fifth day after World Series.

November TBA — Deadline for free agents to accept qualifying offers, 15th day after World Series.

Dec. 10-14 — Winter meetings, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.


By The Associated Press

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