Former Phillies GM joins Padres as scout

SAN DIEGO -- Former Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ed
Wade was hired as a scout by the San Diego Padres on Wednesday.

Wade was fired by the Phillies on Oct. 10 after failing to get
them to the playoffs in eight seasons as GM. He will scout the
Double-A Eastern League and Triple-A International League for San

The Padres also promoted Josh Stein to coordinator of baseball
research and advance scouting. He had worked in various capacities
in the scouting and player development departments.