Vice President, Baseball Operations
JAMES CLICK was promoted to vice president of baseball operations in November 2016. In this role, he is involved in all aspects of the baseball operations department with a focus on baseball research and development and baseball systems departments. He also assists with player evaluation, roster configuration and deployment, contract negotiation and staff management.
After assisting the Rays as a consultant while writing for Baseball Prospectus, Click joined the organization full-time in 2006 as coordinator of baseball operations. He was later promoted to director of baseball research and development, then director of baseball operations. He has worked among all levels of the department during his tenure.
James was raised in Durham, N.C. and earned his bachelor's degree in history from Yale University. He and his wife, Ace, reside in St. Petersburg with their two sons, Sam and Nate.