March 30 – Last day to request unconditional release waivers on a player without having to pay his full 2017 salary.
April 2 – Opening day. Active rosters reduced to 25 players.
May 16-18 – Owners’ meetings, New York.
June 12 – Amateur draft starts.
July 11 – All-Star Game, Miami.
July 7 – Last day to sign for amateur draft picks subject to deadline.
July 30 – Hall of Fame inductions, Cooperstown, N.Y.
July 31 – Last day to trade a player without securing waivers.
Sept. 1 – Active rosters expand to 40 players.
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, 15th day after World Series.
Dec. 10-14 – Winter meetings, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.