Important Dates

January 8

Baseball Writers’ Association of America election results announced


January 14

Salary arbitration filling


January 17

Salary arbitration figures exchanged


February 1-21

Salary arbitration hearings held (if necessary)


February 13

Spring Training opens for pitchers, catchers and injured players


March 22-23 

Opening series in Sydney, Australia: Los Angles Dodgers vs Arizona D-backs


February 26

Detroit Tigers at Atlanta Braves, 1:05pm ET, ESPN Wild World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Florida


March 29

Atlanta Braves vs Braves Future Stars, 1:05pm


March 31

Brewers Home Opener: Atlanta Braves at Milwaukee Brewers, 2:10pm ET


March 31

Active rosters have to be trimmed to 25


April 8

Braves Home Openers: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves, 7:10pm ET