- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 29, 2016

March 30 - Last day to request unconditional release waivers on a player without having to pay his full 2016 salary.

April 3 - Opening day. Active rosters reduced to 25 players.

May 18-19 - Owners meetings, New York.

June 9-11 - Amateur draft.

July 12 - All-Star Game, San Diego.

July 15 - Last day to sign for amateur draft picks subject to deadline.

July 24 - Hall of Fame inductions, Cooperstown, N.Y.

Aug. 1 - 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, 12th day after World Series.

Dec. 1 - Collective bargaining agreement between MLB and players’ association expires.

Dec. 2 - Last day for teams to offer 2017 contracts to unsigned players.

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

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