Welcome to SoDo Mojo, the Seattle Mariners news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. SoDo Mojo is dedicated to providing top-notch Mariners news, views, and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

Meet the Team

Colby Patnode,Site Expert

Die Hard Mariners, Seahawks and UW Husky fan. Stats over eye test. Live in Yakima WA. Bring Back our Sonics!

Herbert Nightingale,Contributor

Long time baseball fan then added basketball and football to my enjoyment in junior high . I played some baseball along with basketball and tennis. Grew up in Gig Harbor Washington and still live there. Followed the pro teams along with the Washington Huskies primarily.

Aaron Chantler,Contributor

I've been a Mariners fan since I can remember. During college I focused on sports journalism and broadcasting and got to spend some time after college working in that industry. I then decided I could impact more people by becoming a teacher and coach. While I've been a teacher and a coach I've always missed writing, so I'm excited to contribute to Sodo Mojo. I'm teaching my two sons how to be Mariners fans and my wife and I had our first date at a Mariners game (our dog is even named Ackley, my favorite Mariner at the time we got him...too bad that didn't work out).

Josh Maduell,Contributor

I am a Mariners die-hard, true to the blue 100%! When not talking and writing about sports, I am walking my dog or reading a great book. Sports should always bring people together. Go M's!

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