Important Offseason Dates

I’ll keep a link to these on the left sidebar of the site for reference purposes.

  • Nov. 2nd-6th: Exclusive negotiation time for team’s own free agents.
  • Nov. 7th: Free agents now free to negotiate with any teams.
  • Nov. 16-17th: GM meetings.
  • Nov. 17th-18th: Owners Meetings.
  • Nov. 20th: Last day to add players to 40-man roster to avoid Rule 5 Draft.
  • Nov. 23rd: Last day to offer arbitration to free agents.
  • Nov. 30th: Last day for free agents to accept arbitration.
  • Dec. 2nd: Last day to tender contracts for players with less than six years of service time.
  • Dec. 6th-9th: Winter Meetings.
  • Jan. 15th: Last day to file for arbitration.
  • Feb. 1st-21st: Arbitration hearings begin.
  • March 11th: Last day to offer contracts to players with less than 3 years experience.
  • March 28th: Last day to release players with non-guaranteed contracts.

About Rob Abruzzese

Rob Abruzzese created Bronx Baseball Daily in 2008 just before graduating from Brooklyn College. He currently serves BBD as its editor and works as a reporter at the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. Follow Rob on Twitter @RobAbruzzese.