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A New York Yankees blog by Chad Jennings and the staff of The Journal News

The schedule ahead

Posted by: Chad Jennings - Posted in Misc on Oct 26, 2012 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

Baseball’s offseason is really triggered by the end of the World Series. Several key dates hinge on that moment.

The off day between Games 2 and 3 of the World Series.

Immediately after the World Series
Eligible players become free agents

Fifth day after World Series
Last day to make a qualifying offer to free agents Players have seven days to accept or decline a qualifying one-year offer

Sixth day after World Series
First day free agents can sign with teams other than their former teams

November 7-9
General Manager meetings in California

Twelvth day after World Series
Last day for a player to accept arbitration from former club (by midnight ET)




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