Former Phillies GM returns to the team as a consultant

    Last year it was Cliff Lee, now it’s Ed Wade.

    The Phillies are welcoming back another former teammate, and this time its a previous general manager. The Philadelphia Business Journal reports Wade will be a special consultant to the baseball operations department.

    Not familiar with Wade? He was GM until 2005, and you have him to thank for signing Jim Thome, Shane Victorino, Billy Wagner and several other favorites

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