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Thome gets six-year, $85 million deal

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Slugger Jim Thome began the second leg of his career with an emotional news conference Tuesday in which he fondly remembered Cleveland and became choked up when

Phillies sign Bell to four-year deal

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- David Bell has accepted a four-year, $17 million deal from the Philadelphia Phillies.

In Sports from United Press International

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Phillies make big offers to free agents

TUCSON, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia Phillies, in a sign that they will be serious shoppers at the free agent market this offseason, have made quick, lucrative contract pitches to

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Sports Update

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Abreu undergoes appendectomy

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Philadelphia Phillies outfielder underwent an emergency appendectomy in his native Venezuela last weekend.
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Ed Wade
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Ed Wade (born January 31, 1956) is the current General Manager of the Houston Astros. Currently ranked the 29th best general manager in Sports Illustrated.

Wade started his baseball career in 1977 as an intern in the Phillies public relations department. In 1977, he was named public relations assistant for the Astros and was promoted to public relations director in 1979, replacing Kenneth "Flannel" Mung. In 1981, he left Houston to become the public relations director for the Pittsburgh Pirates, and he remained with that club for five seasons.

In 1986, Wade returned to Houston to work as an associate for Tal Smith Enterprises, a firm that has provided consulting services to 26 of the 30 Major League Baseball clubs. The most recognized functions have been in the preparation of arbitration cases, the financial appraisal of franchise, contract negotiations and other baseball-related matters.

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