SHANNON DRAYER

Seattle Mariners Offseason: Key dates for the rest of 2023

Oct 18, 2023, 2:51 PM

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A general view of the Seattle Mariners dugout before a 2002 game at T-Mobile Park. (Steph Chambers/Getty Images)

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If you plan to follow the Seattle Mariners or baseball in general in the offseason, you might want to keep this handy. Below, a list of key offseason dates in terms of roster building and the upcoming awards schedule.

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Note, a few awards have yet to be assigned announcement dates.

Key Dates: Seattle Mariners offseason

OCTOBER

• Oct. 18 – Rawlings Gold Gloves Finalists announced

• Oct. 19 – Baseball Hall of Fame candidates for Contemporary Baseball Era Committee for managers, umpires and executives
• Oct. 30 – Recipient of 2023 Roberto Clemente Award announced prior to World Series Game 3

NOVEMBER

• Nov. 2 – Silver Slugger finalists announced
• Nov. 4 – Scheduled date of a potential World Series Game 7
• First day after World Series – Eligible players become free agents. First date that clubs may trade players.
• Fifth day after World Series – Free agents can negotiate and sign with any club beginning at 2 p.m.; last day for former club to tender qualifying offer to eligible players.
• Nov. 5 – Rawlings Gold Gloves winners announced on ESPN from 4:30-5:30 p.m.
• Nov. 5 – Arizona Fall League “Fall Stars” game
• Nov. 6 – BBWAA Awards finalists announced live on MLB Network from 3-5 p.m.
• Nov. 7-9 – General Managers Meetings in Scottsdale, Ariz.
• Nov. 9 – Silver Slugger Awards announced on MLB Network from 3-4 p.m.
• Nov. 11 – Arizona Fall League ends following championship game
• Nov. 13-16 – BBWAA Awards winners announced live on MLB Network from 3-4 p.m.
• Nov. 13 – Jackie Robinson Rookies of the Year announced
• Nov. 14 – Managers of the Year announced
• Nov. 14 – Eligible players must decide whether to accept Qualifying Offer from former club by 1:00 p.m.; reserve lists filed
• Nov. 15 – Cy Young Awards announced
• Nov. 16 – MVP Awards announced
• Nov. 17 – MLB Players Alumni Association’ Heart & Hustle Award announced on MLB Network
• Nov. 17 – Tender deadline
• Nov. 20 – Baseball Hall of Fame announces the BBWAA ballot

DECEMBER

• Dec. 4-7 – Winter Meetings in Nashville
• Dec. 5 – MLB Draft Lottery from the Winter Meetings
• Dec. 6 – Rule 5 Draft from the Winter Meetings

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