Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/20/11
Former Philadelphia general manager Ed Wade has been hired by the Phillies as a special consultant. Wade was fired by the Houston Astros in November following 10 years as general manager. Wade served as GM with the Phillies for parts of 13 seasons from 1998-2005, during which time he was responsible for drafting many players that were on the Phillies' 2008 World Series winning squad. Wade will help with salary arbitration consultation and will scout in both the majors and minors in his new role.
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