MLB calendar and key dates

Updated: August 25, 2014, 11:41 AM ET
Associated Press

Sept. 1 -- Active rosters expand to 40 players

Sept. 17 -- Roberto Clemente Day

Sept. 30 -- Postseason starts (tentative)

Oct. 22 -- World Series starts in AL city (tentative)

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

Nov. TBA -- Deadline for free agents to accept qualifying offers, 12th day after World Series

Nov. 10-12 -- General managers' meetings, Phoenix

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

Dec. 8 -- Hall of Fame golden era (1947-72) vote announced, San Diego

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

2015

Jan. 13 -- Salary arbitration filing

Jan. 16 -- Salary arbitration figures exchanged

Feb. 1-21 -- Salary arbitration hearings

July 14 -- All-Star Game, Cincinnati

July 17 -- Deadline for amateur draft picks to sign

July 31 -- Last day to trade a player without securing waivers

Sept. 1 -- Active rosters expand to 40 players

Dec. 7-10 -- Winter meetings, Nashville, Tenn.


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