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2012-13 Offseason Calendar

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Updated November 01, 2012

Important dates on the Major League Baseball calendar leading into the 2013 season:

Nov. 7-9, 2012: General managers meetings, Indian Wells, Calif.

Nov. 12: AL and NL Rookies of the Year announced

Nov. 13: AL and NL Managers of the Year announced

Nov. 14: AL and NL Cy Young Award winners announced

Nov. 14-15: Owners meetings, Chicago.

Nov. 15: AL and NL Most Valuable Players announced

Nov. 30: Last day for teams to tender contracts to unsigned players.

Dec. 3: Hall of Fame pre-integration era committee vote announced, Nashville, Tenn.

Dec. 3-6: Winter meetings, Nashville, Tenn.

Jan. 15, 2013: Salary arbitration filing.

Jan. 18: Salary arbitration figures exchanged.

Feb. 1-21: Salary arbitration hearings, Phoenix.

Feb. 14: Voluntary reporting date for pitchers, catchers and injured players.

Feb. 19: Voluntary reporting date for other players.

Feb. 26: Mandatory reporting date.

March 2-11: Teams may renew contracts of unsigned players.

March 2-6: World Baseball Classic first round (Taiwan and Japan)

March 7-10: World Baseball Classic first round (Puerto Rico and Phoenix)

March 8-10: World Baseball Classic second round (Tokyo)

March 12-16: World Baseball Classic second round (Miami)

March 17-19: World Baseball Classic championship round (San Francisco)

March 13: Last day to request unconditional release waivers on a player without having to pay his full 2013 salary.

March 27: Last day to request unconditional release waivers on a player without having to pay his full 2013 salary.

March 31: Opening day. Active rosters reduced to 25 players.

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