- Associated Press - Friday, December 2, 2016

Dec. 4- Hall of Fame Today’s Era committee vote announced, National Harbor, Md.

Dec. 5-8 - Winter meetings, National Harbor, Md.

Jan. 13 - Salary arbitration figures exchanged.

Jan. 18 - BBWAA Hall of Fame voting announced.

Feb. 1-21 - Salary arbitration hearings.

Feb. 17 - Voluntary reporting date for pitchers, catchers and injured players.

Feb. 22 - Voluntary reporting date for other team’s other players.

Feb. 28 - Mandatory reporting date.

March 15 - Last day to place a player on unconditional release waivers and pay 30 days termination pay instead of 45 days.

March 29 - Last day to request unconditional release waivers on a player without having to pay his full 2016 salary.

April 2 - Opening day. Active rosters reduced to 25 players.

June 12 - Amateur draft starts.

July 11 - All-Star Game, Miami.

July TBA - Last day to sign for amateur draft picks subject to deadline.

July 23 - 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.

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, 15th day after World Series.

December TBA - Winter meetings.

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