- Associated Press - Thursday, September 30, 2010

Oct. 6 _ Playoffs begin.

Oct. 27 _ World Series begins, city of National League champion.

November _ Free agent period to sign exclusively with former teams, first five days after World Series ends.

Nov. 16-17 _ General managers’ meetings, Orlando, Fla.

Nov. 17-18 _ Owners’ meetings, Orlando, Fla.

Nov. 23 _ Last day for teams to offer salary arbitration to their former players who became free agents.

Nov. 30 _ Last day for free agents offered salary arbitration to accept the offers.

Dec. 1 _ Last day for teams to offer 2011 contracts to unsigned players.

Dec. 6-9 _ Winter meetings, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

2011

Jan 5-15 _ Salary arbitration filing.

Jan. 18 _ Exchange of salary arbitration figures.

Feb. 1-21 _ Salary arbitration hearings.

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

Feb. 18 _ Voluntary reporting date for other players.

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