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Mike Trout is about to get paid, but not by the Phillies

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Philadelphia Phillies Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images

The big news on Tuesday was that Mike Trout decided to stay in Anaheim for a long time. Which means it’s slightly less probable that he inevitably ends up in a Phillies uniform.

Here at The Good Phight:

Paul Boyé explains how Mike Trout may have done us a favor.

Once upon a time there was a team called the Expos, and they had a pitcher named Randy Johnson. John Stolnis recalls the time he faced off against the Phillies.

Allie Foster answers the baseball questions you didn’t even know you wanted to ask.

Other Phillies news:

From Phillies Nation, a look at the Phillies’ minor league teams rebranding effort for Copa de la Diversión

Philly Voice measures Bryce Harper against the other right fielders in the National League East.

According to Todd Zolecki, Trout to Philadelphia never seemed all that likely.

Other Mike Trout reactions:

CBS Sports takes a look at how Trout’s deal compares to mega deals handed out to other athletes across all sports.

Halos Heaven examines what the Trout deal means for the Angels.

The Ringer argues that somehow Trout will actually be underpaid.