MLB key dates this offseason
A calendar of award dates and winners, free agency, owners meetings and more MLB postseason info.
- Who will be golden? Oct. 30: Gold Glove winners
- Who will get a mega-contract this year? Immediately after World Series: Free agency begins
- One more year? 12 days after World Series: Arbitration offers
- Will Trout reel it in? Nov. 12 - Rookie of the Year awards
- First-time managers in the mix Nov. 13: Manager of the Year announced
- Can Verlander go back-to-back? Nov. 14: Cy Young announced
- What will change? Nov. 14-15: Owner & GM meetings
- The great debate Nov. 15: MVP announced
- Essentially a cut day Nov. 30: Non-tender deadline
- Time to sign and deal Dec. 3-6: Winter meetings
- Diamonds in the rough Dec. 6: Rule V draft
- Pitchers and catchers report Mid-February: Spring training
The great debate
Detroit's Miguel Cabrera (pictured) won the Triple Crown for the first time in 45 years, leading the American League in home runs, batting average and RBIs. But does that accomplishment beat out the tremendous rookie season of Angels centerfielder Mike Trout, who wowed with his bat and his glove?
In the National League, did San Francisco catcher Buster Posey's second-half surge push him into the lead over Brewers slugger Ryan Braun and Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina?
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