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Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Astros hire Rays’ James Click as general manager

The Astros have a new general manager.

James Click, a 14-year member of the Tampa Bay Rays organization, will succeed Jeff Luhnow, owner Jim Crane announced Monday.

Click was most recently the Rays’ vice president of baseball operations. The 42-year-old Yale graduate was a Baseball Prospectus writer before joining the Rays’ front office in 2006.

I must admit not being familiar with Click in any regard- any thoughts about him from all of you?

 

QLE Posted: February 04, 2020 at 12:34 AM | 1 comment(s)
  Beats: astros, general manager, james click

Sunday, January 26, 2020

MLB rumors: Former Giants GM Bobby Evans interviewed for Astros job

A little over a year after he was fired, former Giants general manager Bobby Evans could land on his feet.

Evans interviewed for the open Houston Astros general manager position, The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal reported Saturday, citing sources.

Evans spent four seasons as the general manager of the Giants before being reassigned within the organization at the end of the 2018 season. Including the 2019 season, Evans has spent the last 26 seasons in San Francisco.

The Astros are in need of a new GM and manager after Jeff Luhnow and AJ Hinch were fired in the fallout from the sign-stealing scandal that has rocked baseball in recent weeks.

Not sure how he’d work as a candidate- he doesn’t have a background that suggests that he could clean up whatever is wrong with the Astros front office.

 

QLE Posted: January 26, 2020 at 01:14 AM | 2 comment(s)
  Beats: astros, bobby evans, general manager

 

 

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