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Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Baseball Calendar

Associated Press

Feb. 20 -- Mandatory reporting date for players not participating in the World Baseball Classic.

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

March 2-19 -- World Baseball Classic.

March 13 -- Last day to place a player on unconditional release waivers and pay 30 days termination pay instead of 45 days.

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

March 31 -- Opening day, Texas at Houston. Active rosters reduced to 25 players.

May 8-9 -- Owners meetings, New York.

June 6 -- Amateur draft.

July 12 -- Deadline for amateur draft picks to sign.

July 16 -- All-Star game, Citi Field, New York.

July 28 -- Hall of Fame induction, Cooperstown, N.Y.

July 31 -- Last day to trade a player without securing waivers.

Sept. 1 -- Active rosters expand to 40 players.

Oct. 23 -- World Series begins.

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, 12th day after World Series.

Dec. 2 -- Last day for teams to offer 2014 contracts to unsigned players.

Dec. 9-12 -- Winter meetings, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.


July 15 -- All-Star game, Minneapolis.

July 18 -- Deadline for amateur draft picks to sign.

Dec. 8-11 -- Winter meetings, San Diego.