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Here are key dates and deadlines as the Red Sox head into the offseason

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World Series title in hand, the Red Sox will quickly turn their attention to the offseason. Here are key dates and deadlines as baseball heads into its offseason:

Oct. 31 — Deadline for David Price to make a decision on his opt-out clause.

Nov. 2, 5 p.m. — Deadline for clubs to extend qualifying offers to their own free agents. For the Red Sox, this includes closer Craig Kimbrel.

Nov. 4 — Gold Gloves announced at 9 p.m. on ESPN.

Nov. 5 — BBWAA Awards finalists announced.

Nov. 9 — Defensive Players of the Year announced.

Nov. 8 — Silver Sluggers announced.

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Nov. 5-8 — General Managers meetings, Carlsbad, Calif.

Nov. 12, 5 p.m. — Deadline for free agents to accept qualifying offers.

Nov. 12 — Rookies of the Year announced.

Nov. 13 — Managers of the Year announced. Sox skipper Alex Cora could be in the running.

Nov. 14 — Cy Young Awards announced.

Nov. 15 — Most Valuable Player Awards announced. Outfielder Mookie Betts and DH J.D. Martinez are among the contenders.

Nov. 19 — Comeback Players of the Year announced.

Nov. 20 — Designated Hitter of the Year announced.

Nov. 30 — Last day for teams to offer 2019 contracts to unsigned players on their 40-man rosters.

Dec. 10-13 — Winter Meetings in Las Vegas.

Dec. 13 — Rule 5 draft.

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