Phillies hire Gillick as general manager
PHILADELPHIA -- Pat Gillick will become the Philadelphia Phillies' new general manager Wednesday.
A press conference to announce the hiring will start at 12:05 p.m. ET.
Gillick will replace Ed Wade, fired after failing to get the Phillies into the playoffs during eight years on the job.
A special consultant in the Mariners' front office the past two seasons, Gillick led Toronto to consecutive World Series titles in 1992-93. He was also a general manager with Baltimore and Seattle.
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