Baseball Calendar

Updated: November 21, 2013, 8:41 AM ET
Associated Press

Dec. 2 -- Last day for teams to offer 2014 contracts to unsigned players on 40-man rosters.

Dec. 2-5 -- Major League Baseball Players Association executive board meeting, La Jolla, Calif.

Dec. 9-12 -- Winter meetings, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Dec. 9 -- Hall of Fame expansion era committee (1973 and later) vote announced, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

2014

Jan. 8 -- Hall of Fame voting announced.

Jan. 14 -- Salary arbitration filing.

Jan. 15-16 -- Owners' meetings, Paradise Valley, Ariz.

Jan. 17 -- Salary arbitration figures exchanged.

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

Feb. 13 -- Voluntary reporting date for pitchers, catchers and injured players.

Feb. 18 -- Voluntary reporting date for other players.

Feb. 25 -- Mandatory reporting date.

March 12 -- Last day to place a player on unconditional release waivers and pay 30 days termination pay instead of 45 days.

March 22-23 -- Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Arizona, Sydney.

March 26 -- Last day to request unconditional release waivers on a player without having to pay his full 2014 salary.

March 30 -- Opening day for other teams. Active rosters reduced to 25 players.

June 5 -- Amateur draft.

July 15 -- All-Star game, Minneapolis.

July 18 -- Deadline for amateur draft picks to sign.

July 24 -- 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.

Sept. 30 -- Postseason begins.

Oct. 22 -- World Series begins.

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, 12th day after World Series.

Dec. 2 -- Last day for teams to offer 2015 contracts to unsigned players.

Dec. 8-11 -- Winter meetings, San Diego.


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