Outfielder Nori Aoki still has a chance to reach the 480 plate appearances necessary to trigger a player option in his contract for next season.
Outfielder Nori Aoki still has a chance to reach the 480 plate appearances necessary to trigger a player option in his contract for next season. Ted S. Warren AP
Outfielder Nori Aoki still has a chance to reach the 480 plate appearances necessary to trigger a player option in his contract for next season. Ted S. Warren AP
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Bob Dutton joined The News Tribune in 2013 after more than 25 years at the Kansas City Star, including the last 13 covering baseball and the Royals. He was the president of the Baseball Writers' Association of America in 2008 and serves on the committee that nominates players to the Hall of Fame.