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Free agency period delayed for 24 hours
10/28/2011 10:17 PM ET
The Office of the Commissioner of Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) today announced that in connection with the collective bargaining process they have agreed to delay the start of the free agency period for 24 hours, to 12:01 a.m. (EST), Sunday, October 30th.

The MLBPA will release the list of Free Agents and potential Free Agents on Sunday, October 30th. Free agents will continue to be able to sign contracts with new Clubs beginning 12:01 a.m. (EST), Thursday, November 3rd.

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