Joe Fann

Joe Fann

Joe Fann is a columnist and on-air contributor for Seattle Sports. Joe has been a sports journalist for over a decade, including stops as a beat writer covering both the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers. He began his career as an intern with Seattle Sports in 2009 and still keeps a close eye on Seattle's teams in his current role as host of the Bet to Wynn Podcast. Find his columns twice a week on and hear him at 8 a.m. every Tuesday on Seattle Sports Station's Mike Salk Show.

Fann: The Mariners are facing a Kyle Lewis conundrum

The Mariners have more players expected to return from the injured list this week. Is Kyle Lewis about to be the odd-man out?
12 hours ago

Fann: What full-strength Mariners roster could look like for playoff push

The Mariners have made deadline trades and are expecting several key players back from the IL. How good could they look down the stretch?
5 days ago

Fann: With Julio out, Mariners need slumping players to step up

The Mariners' offense was already struggling before Julio Rodríguez injured his wrist. Joe Fann details the players who now need to step up.
8 days ago

Fann: Cal Raleigh is coming up huge, but Mariners need better backup

Cal Raleigh has emerged as one of the most valuable players on the Mariners' roster, but has to do both with his production and the drop-off when he isn't playing.
11 days ago

Fann’s Seahawks Preview: 8 players with uncertain, important upside

The Seahawks' big question is at quarterback, but they need answers at several other positions. Joe Fann looks at eight potential X-factors.
14 days ago

Fann’s midseason Mariners awards: Seattle’s MVP, Cy Young and more

Before the red-hot Seattle Mariners begin the second half of the season, Joe Fann hands out his 2022 midseason awards, including team MVP.
19 days ago

Fann: Mariners’ Julio Rodríguez reminds us why we cherish homegrown superstars

Mariners rookie phenom Julio Rodríguez will garner plenty of attention during the MLB All-Star festivities, but he's already grown into a Seattle favorite.
21 days ago

Fann: Red-hot Mariners’ pitchers — and man behind them — deserve their flowers

The Mariners' run of success owes a lot of credit to the pitching staff, and the pitching staff owes credit to its coach, Pete Woodworth.
26 days ago

Fann: Mariners are again worthy of your emotional investment

In Joe Fann's debut column for, he shares why this Mariners team has earned buy-in from the Seattle fanbase.
28 days ago