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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.

2016

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.

(Copyright 2015 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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