Through Nov. 10 - Free agent filing period.
Nov. 7-11 - General managers meeting, Indian Wells, Calif.
Nov. 16-17 - Owners meetings, Milwaukee.
Dec. 5-8 - Winter meetings, Dallas.
Dec. 5-9 - Major League Baseball Players Association executive board meeting, Henderson, Nev.
Dec. 7 - Last day for teams to offer salary arbitration to their former players who became free agents.
Dec. 19 - Last day for free agents offered salary arbitration to accept or reject the offers.
Dec. 20 - Last day for teams to offer 2006 contracts to unsigned players.
Jan 5-15 - Salary arbitration filing.
Jan. 18-19 - Owners meetings, Scottsdale, Ariz.
Jan. 8 - Last day until May 1 for free agents who rejected arbitration offers to re-sign with their former teams.
Jan. 18 - Exchange of salary arbitration figures.
Feb. 1-21 - Salary arbitration hearings.
Feb. 16 - Voluntary reporting date for pitchers, catchers and injured players.
Feb. 21 - Voluntary reporting date for other players.
Feb. 28 - Mandatory reporting date.
March 2-11 - Teams may renew contracts of unsigned players.
March 3-20 - World Baseball Classic.
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 2005 salary.
April 2 - Opening day. Active rosters reduced to 25 players.
July 11 - All-Star game, Pittsburgh.
July 31 - Last day to trade a player without securing waivers.
Sept. 1 - Active rosters expand to 40 players.
Oct. 3 - Playoffs begin.
Oct. 10 - League championship series begin.
Oct. 21 - World Series begins