James Click

VP of Baseball Operations
Tampa Bay Rays

Entering his fourth season as Vice President of Baseball Operations, James Click is involved in guiding and overseeing all aspects of the baseball operations department. His particular areas of focus are research and development, strategic planning, and innovation, but he is also involved in player evaluation, roster configuration, trade and contract negotiation, league relations, and staff management. A Durham, N.C. native and graduate of Yale University (B.A., History), he wrote for Baseball Prospectus for several years before joining the (then) Tampa Bay Devil Rays in February of 2006 as Coordinator of Baseball Operations. He later served as Director of Research and Development and then Director of Baseball Operations before moving to his current role in November of 2016.