MLB Calendar

March 30 - Last day to request unconditional release waivers on a player without having to pay his full 2017 salary.

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

May 16-18 - Owners' meetings, New York.

June 12 - Amateur draft starts.

July 11 - All-Star Game, Miami.

July 7 - Last day to sign for amateur draft picks subject to deadline.

July 30 - 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.

Dec. 10-14 - Winter meetings, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

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