Oakland Athletics' Matt Joyce, center, shares congratulations at home on his two-run home run with Rajai Davis as Seattle Mariners catcher Carlos Ruiz looks down during the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in Seattle.
Oakland Athletics' Matt Joyce, center, shares congratulations at home on his two-run home run with Rajai Davis as Seattle Mariners catcher Carlos Ruiz looks down during the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in Seattle. Elaine Thompson AP
Oakland Athletics' Matt Joyce, center, shares congratulations at home on his two-run home run with Rajai Davis as Seattle Mariners catcher Carlos Ruiz looks down during the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in Seattle. Elaine Thompson 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.