Amateur scouting director Tom McNamara, shown here in a 2009 photo, contends the Mariners had greater resources this year in preparing for the draft.
Amateur scouting director Tom McNamara, shown here in a 2009 photo, contends the Mariners had greater resources this year in preparing for the draft. Ted S. Warren ASSOCIATED PRESS
Amateur scouting director Tom McNamara, shown here in a 2009 photo, contends the Mariners had greater resources this year in preparing for the draft. Ted S. Warren ASSOCIATED PRESS
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About Bob Dutton

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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.