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ED WADE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Moving Happ further closes door on Wade era

HOUSTON Unjust as it was, J.A. Happ became the embodiment of the previous regime, his acquisition a referendum of its inability to accurately appraise talent and secure proper value through trades. Request of ardent Astros fans their assessment of former general manager Ed Wade and, aside from the misappropriation of funds though questionable free-agent signings, the first criticism...
Via Fox Sports Houston
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Astros GM Wade to discuss dismissal

Former Houston Astros general manager Ed Wade will discuss his dismissal from the team a day after he and team president Tal Smith were fired in the first major changes by new owner Jim Crane. Wade, who was hired in September 2007, is scheduled to talk to the media Monday at 7:30 p.m. EST. The firings came less than a week after the sale of the team from Drayton McLane to Crane...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Astros fire GM Wade and president Smith

The Houston Astros have fired general manager Ed Wade and team president Tal Smith. The moves come less than a week after the sale of the team from Drayton McLane to Jim Crane was officially completed. The team announced the moves late Sunday night in a statement from new team president and chief executive officer George Postolos. Postolos says ''with the change in ownership...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Sources: Major changes coming for Astros

The Astros are expected to announce major changes Monday, including the dismissal of general manager Ed Wade, according to major league sources. Tal Smith, the team's president of baseball operations, also is expected to leave his current position, possibly by retiring, sources say. New owner Jim Crane, who officially took over last Tuesday, promised quick decisions on the...
Via Fox Sports
November 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Ed Wade's future in limbo

Changes appear to be coming soon for the Astros. When new owner Jim Crane addressed the media last week once his deal was approved by MLB, Crane said some baseball decisions could come immediately after Thanksgiving. Crane was addressing a question about structuring the baseball side of the operation. Cutting to the chase, the fate of general manager Ed Wade as well as President...
Via Fox Sports Houston
November 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Wade: uncertainty is always there

Houston general manager Ed Wade knows uncertainty is part of baseball. The proposed sale of the Astros from Drayton McLane to Jim Crane is expected to be approved when major league owners vote Thursday, a move that could have Houston switch from the NL to the AL. Wade, a former GM of the Philadelphia Phillies, said he's just been working on what he needs to get done in the...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2011  |  Discuss
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