We didn't come out here to play tiddlywinks, son.
This is the AL. This is goon ball. -Paul Clemens
The Astros, they're like Disneyland. If the kids come, it's a great attraction.
Let The Possum Loose - Astros County
That's actually the MOST believable thing I've read all night. ;D I'm not completely sure he ever stopped working for them....but as a scout? bwahahahaha.
and its offical, Ed Wade is a scout for the Phillies. As horrible as he was with drafting and signing free agents, he did wonders with the waiver pickups and I liked his trades with the Phillies. I still have ace written all over Costart and 30/100 on Singleton.. Hopefully Springer can be up in that range too
Like she said...did he ever really stop working for the Phillies?
1. Wade got Bourn in the Lidge deal. Risky at the time, but count that a win for the Astros.2. He got Villar, who still may end up a good-to-great player, and Happ, and Wallace- for Oswalt and $11 mil or so. OK trade, probably should have gotten more especially for the cash he threw in.3. For Pence- a likable guy, but an over-hyped, erratic player, he got Singleton, Cosart, Santana, and Zeid. Looks pretty good to me, although supposedly one or more teams felt they offered better packages than the Phillies.All in all, not bad. if anything I would've expected him to get a job with the Braves after he let them steal world-class CF Bourn for 4 guys unlikely to ever have the same impact.
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