Seattle Mariners' Seth Smith rounds the bases after he hit a solo home run against the Kansas City Royals during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 30, 2016, in Seattle.
Seattle Mariners' Seth Smith rounds the bases after he hit a solo home run against the Kansas City Royals during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 30, 2016, in Seattle. Ted S. Warren AP
Seattle Mariners' Seth Smith rounds the bases after he hit a solo home run against the Kansas City Royals during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 30, 2016, in Seattle. 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.