This also begins a five-day period where free agents can only negotiate with their previous team. This is the start date for any arbitration hearings that need to happen.

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If the Brewers are looking to save money, all could get declined, but it also wouldn’t be surprising to see a few of these exercised. Only one guy can hit the market with no strings attached this winter. Once the World Series is complete, the offseason will begin in full. This is also the deadline to offer players a qualifying offer for draft compensation. This is the deadline for teams to exchange arbitration figures with their arbitration-eligible players that they tendered contracts to. Because of these roster additions, it also means that players on other teams will be designated for assignment or released on this day, so there could also be a few players the Brewers trade for or pick up from this group of players removed from 40-man rosters. Hogan draws $250 million from Rainy Day Fund to help businesses struggling due to coronavirus, Towson priest questions Biden’s Catholicism, warns Democrats are ‘party of death’ | COMMENTARY, This restaurant is paying homage to Baltimore’s iconic lake trout — and helping other Black female chefs in the process, Ravens trade for Vikings DE Yannick Ngakoue, upgrading pass rush with former Terps star, Rey Rivera’s friend, former Baltimore employer pushes back on Netflix’s ‘Unsolved Mysteries', Some Harford County students back in classrooms for first week of hybrid learning, Howard County parents, students rally outside school board headquarters to call for return of in-person learning, Instant analysis: With trade for Yannick Ngakoue, talented Ravens defense has a new edge, ‘We are the ones your children have nightmares about’: Maryland man charged with threatening to kidnap Biden, Harris. 2021 Spring Training Reporting Dates 2021 Spring Training Reporting Dates: Major-League Teams. New York's first game against an opponent will be shortly there after against the Detroit Tigers on Feb. 27 to kick things off.

If a player is not tendered a contract, they immediately become a free agent. MLB spring training will open before we know it.

They get right to work with daily workouts, which are open to the public. Half of the eight Orioles home games in spring training will be on weekends, with two visits from the popular American League East rivals New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox. By subscribing, you are agreeing to Yahoo's Terms and Privacy Policy. The Yankees full Spring Training schedule for the 2021 MLB season was released on Wednesday, with pitchers and catchers reporting on Feb. 15 followed by position players on Feb. 21. Watch here for updates! The Brewers won’t extend the offer to any players, but could end up signing a player who was given an offer (and then would have to give up draft compensation). This is a chance for players & agents to work out deals with teams, for executives to discuss trades, and for the media to speak with many people. The regular season opens April 1 at the Red Sox, with the home opener April 8. The others are more up for debate. The Orioles will begin Grapefruit League play on Saturday, Feb. 27 at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Florida, against the Atlanta Braves, one of 16 home games in the 32-game schedule to prepare for the 2021 season. Any players who refuse the offer become free agents, and draft pick compensation is attached to them if they sign with another major-league team.

For many fans, spring training begins when players report for the first workouts. During this week, many MLB executives, players, and related personnel will head to Dallas for one of the most important meetings that takes place in the offseason.

A few weeks into the offseason, the Brewers will have to make some roster decisions on Rule 5 eligible players. Many players and teams will reach agreements prior to this (with the agreements usually being a salary around the midpoint of the two offers), but those who do not will exchange figures and prepare to meet the arbitrator.

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Here is the complete list of dates for the 2020-2021 offseason. This is not the date where contracts have to be signed, this is just a team deciding to tender contracts (which means they are guaranteeing a contract to a player).

Expect to see a few arbitration-eligible players sign contracts before this date, potentially a player or two traded in advance of this, and some to be released.

Countdown is based on the earliest available reporting date for pitchers and catchers (currently February 16, as published by the Baltimore Orioles).

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Pitchers and catchers will report Feb. 16, with the first full-squad workout Feb. 22. 2021 Spring Training Workout Schedules. By this date, all players who received qualifying offers must decide whether to accept them or not. For the Brewers, this will be one player: Brett Anderson. Pitchers and catchers always arrive first. This also means that a new group of players will be available as free agents or to acquire in a trade.

Mid-February - Pitchers and Catchers report to Brewers camp. In addition, this is the deadline for teams to decide on pending contract options. Here is the condensed version of the important dates: * - Actual date dependent on World Series final date. How to decipher the status of your Maryland vote-by-mail ballot.

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(Information from Adam McCalvy on As the 2020 season comes to a close, here’s what to watch for as the Brewers prepare for the 2021 season. For now, this event is scheduled to happen as normal. These are players who have been in the Brewers minor league system for several years (five for players who signed at age 18 or younger, four for players who signed as age 19 or higher). Maryland man fatally shot by police in March wasn’t extremist, family members say, Anne Arundel Board of Education candidates talk with The Capital ahead of election. | Yahoo Sports College Podcast, Jose Mourinho promises more from Carlos Vinicius after impressive Tottenham bow, LeBron James gets last laugh with Hummer EV deal that recalls HS controversy, Seattle Storm take rare step for pro sports teams in endorsing Biden for president. Some time in mid-February, the Brewers will begin their spring camp in Arizona.

The date for camp is still TBD, but Adam McCalvy places it during the week of February 15. The position players don't have to show up until a few days later.

The Brewers will not have any other free agents immediately, but a few may follow later. Accepted? For the full spring training schedule, go to

On the last day of the meetings, the Rule 5 draft is held, where teams can pick players who were not protected. Spring training begins when pitchers and catchers report to camp. Orioles manager Brandon Hyde said right-hander Dean Kremer will start one game of Thursday’s doubleheader, while the second could be either a bullpen game or someone from the Bowie site. Going into this offseason, the Brewers have four decisions to make: Ryan Braun’s option is an easy one to decide, as the Brewers will decline that and pay the buyout, though it doesn’t mean he won’t return. With Brett Anderson the only player that could be considered and the qualifying offer at $18.9M this offseason, the Brewers won’t be offering that.

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