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Phillies Daily Links - 2/27/2019

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The Arenado extension was the big news of the day

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Nolan Arenado was Tuesday’s big newsmaker
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Despite the Phillies’ Spring Training game being rained out, Tuesday was an eventful day for the club. A major league club signed a player to an expensive contract, but surprisingly, Bryce Harper wasn’t the player involved.

Here at The Good Phight:

Allie Blum investigates if Bryce Harper could be another case of Contract Curse.

Nolan Arenado signed an extension. How does that affect the Phillies?

Other Phillies news:

Phillies Minor Thoughts explains why the Phillies need Bryce Harper, and how they have themselves to blame.

Todd Zolecki analyzes how the Arenado deal may change the Phillies’ plans.

Tommy Hunter is going to miss some time.

Other Nolan Arenado reactions:

The Athletic ($) breaks down what the Arenado extension means for both the player and the club.

The Ringer calls the Arenado deal a win-win.

MLB.com discusses the teams and players affected by the extension.