Upcoming Offseason Schedule

The following dates are now in-place for key off-season events. They are subject to change if need be, but for now will be what we go with:

  • The trade freeze will be lifted following the sim on Wednesday, November 9.
  • The coach hiring freeze will be lifted following the sim on Friday, November 11.
  • Award voting (which can be found here) is due by noon PST on Tuesday, November 15. We will have an Awards Show in Slack that evening.
  • Arbitration and Qualifying Offers will be set to run in-game on Thursday, November 17.
  • Free-Agency begins on Monday, November 21st.
  • WDL Rosters are due on Tuesday, December 6th.**
  • The Winter Meetings (Location TBD) will take place in-game Monday, December 12th – Thursday, December 15th.
  • The Rule 5 Draft is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, December 17.
  • Spring Training will begin mid to late February.
  • Opening Day 2023 will take place on Thursday, March 30, 2023.

WDL: I have yet to determine the roster format on this. I am going to give it some thought over the next few days. On the one hand, the division teams are tried and true — not to mention require no logo/uniform changes. On the other hand, changing it up to “randomized/AFL” type affiliations can HOPEFULLY guarantee an active manager in charge of evening out lineups and playing time, whereas the original method can at times lead to a division or two going without the proper attention for the entirety of the WDL.

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