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2018 Important Dates


January 12: Salary arbitration figures exchanged


January 24: BBWAA Hall of Fame voting announced


January 29 - February 17: Salary arbitration hearings, St. Petersburg, FL


February 14: Voluntary Reporting Date for pitchers, catchers and injured players


February 19: Voluntary reporting date for all other Players


February 24: Mandatory reporting date


March 29: Opening Day


June 4: Rule 4 Amateur draft


July 16: Home Run Derby, Washington D.C.


July 17: All-Star Game, Washington D.C.


July 29: Hall of Fame inductions, Cooperstown, NY


July 31: Non-waiver trade deadline


September 1: Active rosters expand to 40 players


September 30: Final day of the regular season


November 26-29: MLBPA Executive Board Meeting, Dallas, TX