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Joe Fann

Seattle Mariners Teoscar Hernández...
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Fann: Much for Mariners to prove before they can buy at trade deadline

There isn’t much that should be done by the Seattle Mariners in the way of a desperation trade to add a bat, writes Joe Fann.
1 year ago
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Fann: Mariners still stuck in neutral with pivotal stretch next

The phrase “stuck in neutral” can be debated, writes Joe Fann, but he’s still not convinced the Seattle Mariners have turned a corner.
1 year ago
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Fann: The Seattle Mariners finally have their Big 3 of young aces

A decade after the Seattle Mariners looked to have a Big 3 of starters coming up through the minors, they have a new trio starring in the big leagues.
1 year ago
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Fann’s Mariners Takeaways: ESPN’s Passan on Julio, trade targets

Joe Fann details what jumped out from ESPN MLB insider Jeff Passan's thoughts on the Seattle Mariners, including the scuffling Julio Rodríguez, the "vulnerable" Astros, and bats the M's could go after.
1 year ago
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Fann: Bryce Miller debut allows Mariners a temporary sigh of relief

Bryce Miller twirled a masterpiece in his MLB debut for the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night, providing the M's much-needed rotation help.
1 year ago
Seattle Seahawks Kenny McIntosh...
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Fann: 4 takeaways from Seattle Seahawks’ 2023 draft class

Joe Fann goes through the entire Seattle Seahawks 2023 NFL Draft class and shares his four biggest takeaways, including on their two new RBs.
1 year ago
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Fann: Mariners’ Gonzales, Crawford deserve big credit for their solid starts

Joe Fann was concerned about Marco Gonzales and J.P. Crawford entering 2023, but thinks those two have been great for the Seattle Mariners.
1 year ago
Seattle Kraken...
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Fann: Kraken with prime opportunity to turn casual fans into diehards in playoffs

The Seattle Kraken are worthy of your attention, Joe Fann says, and they have an opportunity to continue to gain traction among casual fans.
1 year ago
Seattle Mariners Jarred Kelenic...
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Fann: Diving into breakout for Kelenic, and what it means for Mariners

Joe Fann details the numbers of the hot streak by Seattle Mariners left fielder Jarred Kelenic, and how the M's should see it.
1 year ago
Seattle Mariners AJ Pollock...
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Fann: Fan frustrations over Mariners’ offensive woes deep-rooted

Yes, it’s still early having played just 11 games, but the slow start on offense is an all-too-familiar feeling for Seattle Mariners fans.
1 year ago
Mariners Cal Raleigh...
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Fann’s Mariners Takeaways: Dipoto details what M’s most need to fix

Seattle Mariners president of baseball operations Jerry Dipoto spoke about the team's slow start Thursday on Seattle Sports. Columnist Joe Fann shares his takeaways.
1 year ago
Mariners Scott Servais Julio Rodríguez...
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Fann: Mariners won’t get benefit of doubt for offseason as offense scuffles

The Mariners are off to a 1-4 start as they have underwhelmed in their opening homestand. Joe Fann weighs on in the rough five games thus far.
1 year ago
Mariners opening day...
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Fann: 6 takeaways from Mariners’ thrilling opening day win over Cleveland

The Mariners got an opening day win over Cleveland in a matchup of two top AL teams. Joe Fann has six things that stood out from the game.
1 year ago
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Fann: 3 points of optimism, 3 of concern ahead of Mariners opening day

The Mariners begin the 2023 season Thursday against the Cleveland Guardians. Joe Fann breaks down both sides of his takeaways going into the year.
1 year ago
Seahawks Pete Carroll...
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Fann: Jalen Carter’s red flags make Seahawks trade down in draft more likely

The ambiguity surrounding standout Georgia defensive lineman Jalen Carter has potentially thrown a wrench into the Seahawks' plans with the No. 5 overall pick.
1 year ago
Seahawks Jamal Adams...
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Fann: Seahawks cutting Jamal Adams is an option, albeit unlikely

Jamal Adams hasn't been healthy much since signing a big contract with the Seahawks. Joe Fann looks at the possibility of Seattle moving on from him.
1 year ago
Seattle Seahawks Dre'Mont Jones...
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Fann: Analyzing Seahawks’ atypical splash signing of Dre’Mont Jones

What are the Seahawks getting in their reported addition of defensive tackle Dre'Mont Jones? Joe Fann takes a closer look.
1 year ago
Seahawks Hendon Hooker...
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Fann: PFF draft expert targets 1 QB prospect for Seahawks despite Geno deal

Joe Fann caught up with PFF draft expert Trevor Sikkema, who talked about the top draft QBs and the one he thinks the Seahawks should target.
1 year ago
Mariners Prelander Berroa...
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Fann: 6 Mariners who have improved odds of making opening day roster

There have been six Mariners at spring training who have seen their odds of making Seattle's 26-man roster increase, Joe Fann says.
1 year ago
Mariners Jarred Kelenic...
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Fann: 6 most important Mariners highlights from spring training so far

The Mariners gave already provided a number of exciting moments in the first week of Cactus League play. Joe Fann details the six biggest.
1 year ago
Mariners Cal Raleigh Julio Rodríguez...
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Fann: Breaking down Mariners position players, projecting opening day roster

Joe Fann takes a closer look at the Mariners' crop of position players and who he thinks will start on opening day and make that roster.
1 year ago
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Fann: A look at Mariners’ rotation that should be top 5 in MLB

When looking at the Mariners' 2023 starting rotation, Joe Fann sees Seattle's finishing as one of the five best in all of baseball in 2023.
1 year ago
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Fann: Mariners have ‘instant leader’ in Kolten Wong, says Brewers PxP

Brewers play-by-play announcer Jeff Levering has glowing things to say about Kolten Wong, the veteran second baseman who joins the Mariners this season.
1 year ago
Mariners Servais Diego Castllo...
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Fann: Mariners’ top spring training competition resides in bullpen

When it comes to competition for roster spots, the Mariners don't have many -- which is a good thing. But there is intrigue in the bullpen.
1 year ago