Click named Blue Jays VP of baseball strategy


By Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 27, 2023 9:38 am Updated February 27, 2023 9:40 am TORONTO – James Click was named the vice-president of baseball strategy for the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday. The 45-year-old Click joins the club after three seasons as general manager of the Houston Astros, where he led the team to a World Series in 2022. Related Videos 1:21 Fans gear up for Toronto Blue Jays wildcard series with Seattle Mariners A statement from the Blue Jays said that Click will work closely with Toronto general manager Ross Atkins. Trending Now Story continues below advertisement Click will also work with department heads on strategic planning, decision making, and evaluation.Click will work across both professional and amateur levels to identify best practices, develop plans, and implement strategies.He previously spent 15 years with the Tampa Bay Rays and was appointed the team’s vice-president of baseball operations in 2017.Click graduated from Yale University in 2000.This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 27, 2023. &copy 2023 The Canadian Press

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