The 2023 regular season will end tonight, and most of the drama is now behind us. As we await final standings and playoff matchups, it's a good time to start anticipating our Hot Stove calendar. Impotyant dates:
Playoffs will begin the week of September 18, and usually run about two or three weeks.
Our Rule 5 roster freeze is October 1. Trades can be made until 11:59 p.m. CT.
The Rule 5 draft itself will be conducted around November 15.
An additional supplemental draft is still in committee; more details to come soon—if any.
All escrowed 3rd-round picks will be released after all offseason draft(s) are complete.
SOM usually releases D-ratings in mid-December
The website's draft page will be updated by January 1, 2024, and probably earlier.
Draft to begin mid-February, actual date TBD.
I don't anticipate any changes among the Groundouts, but please notify the Commish ASAP to confirm your participation again for next season. We had a good year, guys—huge thanks to all of you!