Offseason ... what offseason.
Aug. 13-14 _ Owners meeting, Boston.
Aug. 31 - Deadline for postseason rosters.
Sept. 1 - Active rosters increased to 40 players.
Sept. 30 - Playoffs start.
Oct. 18 - World Series starts, city of AL champion.
October-November TBA - Free-agent filing, 15 days following World Series.
Nov. 10-14 - General managers meeting, Phoenix.
Dec. 7 - Last day for teams to offer salary arbitration to their former players who became free agents.
Dec. 12-15 - Winter meetings, New Orleans.
Dec. 19 - Last day for free agents offered salary arbitration to accept or reject the offers.
Dec. 20 - Last day for teams to offer 2004 contracts to unsigned players.
Jan 5-15 - Salary arbitration filing.
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
and then it's spring ....see
and then there is the whole winter leagues thing.... but that is a different subject.
who knew ..