Created: 11/30/2015 7:54 PM WNYT.com
By The Associated Press
Dec. 2 β Last day for teams to offer 2016 contracts to unsigned players on their 40-man rosters.
Dec. 7-10 β Winter meetings, Nashville, Tenn.
Dec. 7 β Hall of Fame pre-integration era committee (through 1946) vote announced, Nashville, Tenn.
Jan. 6 β Baseball Writers' Association of America Hall of Fame vote announced.
Jan. 12 β Salary arbitration filing.
Jan. 15 β Salary arbitration figures exchanged.
Jan. 20-21 β Owners meetings, Coral Gables, Fla.
Feb. 1-21 β Salary arbitration hearings, Phoenix.
Feb. 18 β Voluntary reporting date for pitchers, catchers and injured players.
Feb. 23 β Voluntary reporting date for other team's other players.
March 1 β Mandatory reporting date.
March 16 β Last day to place a player on unconditional release waivers and pay 30 days termination pay instead of 45 days.
March 30 β Last day to request unconditional release waivers on a player without having to pay his full 2016 salary.
April 3 β Opening day. Active rosters reduced to 25 players.
July 12 β All-Star Game, San Diego.
July 15 β Last day to sign for amateur draft picks subject to deadline.
July 24 β Hall of Fame inductions, Cooperstown, N.Y.
July 31 β Last day to trade a player without securing waivers.
Sept. 1 β Active rosters expand to 40 players.
November TBA β Deadline for teams to make qualifying offers to their eligible former players who became free agents, fifth day after World Series.
November TBA β Deadline for free agents to accept qualifying offers, 12th day after World Series.
Dec. 2 β Last day for teams to offer 2017 contracts to unsigned players.
Dec. 5-8 β Winter meetings, National Harbor, Md.
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