• Phillies, Twins unveil shared DR academy
  • The Twins officially opened their new baseball academy in the Dominican Republic on Tuesday, hosting a grand opening in Boca Chica with the Phillies, who will share the facility.

  • Watch HOF announcement coverage live, 5 ET Wednesday
  • Wednesday is the big day. The National Baseball Hall of Fame announces its Class of 2017, selected in a vote last month by the eligible members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America.

  • Prospect Quinn works with youth on MLK Day
  • Roman Quinn lifted up the netting to step inside the hitting cage Monday afternoon at the Ryan Howard Training Center. A boy with a bat in his hands patiently stood next to the practice tee. Quinn worked with the boy and other area youth playing through the Phillies' MLB Youth Academy on Monday as part of their MLK Day of Service.

  • Source: Phils agree to 1-year deal with Saunders
  • The Phillies got a hitter for the middle of their lineup. Sources told MLB.com on Monday afternoon that the Phils are close to a one-year deal with a club option with free-agent outfielder Michael Saunders, who made the American League All-Star team last season with the Blue Jays. MLB.com's Jon Paul Morosi first reported the story. The club has not commented.

  • Mike Trout tweeted after Green Bay beat the Cowboys
  • Fandom runs deep.

  • Phils' voice Andersen forever tied to Bagwell
  • Count Larry Andersen among those pulling for Jeff Bagwell to be elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame next week. Andersen holds the unique distinction as the only player to be traded for the Astros legend.

  • Phils avoid arbitration with Galvis, Gomez
  • The Phillies have avoided salary arbitration with shortstop Freddy Galvis and right-hander Jeanmar Gomez.

  • Inbox: Will Phillies pursue a big bat?
  • Is there a chance the Phillies sign another hitter before Spring Training? Beat reporter Todd Zolecki answers this question and more in the latest Inbox.

  • Former Phillies pitcher Champion passes away
  • Buford Billy Champion Jr., a Major League pitcher with the Phillies (1969-72) and Milwaukee Brewers (1973-76), died on Saturday in his hometown of Shelby, N.C. He was 69.

  • Breaking down Schilling's Hall of Fame case
  • Curt Schilling is in his fifth year on the National Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, meaning if he's not elected this year, he'll be halfway through his 10-year window for election by voting members of the Baseball Writers' Assocation of America. Here's a breakdown of Schilling's case before the 73rd BBWAA Hall of Fame election is revealed Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 6 p.m. ET live on MLB Network, and simulcast live on MLB.com beginning at 5 p.m.

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