One Fan's Opinion By Stan "The Fan" Charles
For Ravens Owner Steve Bisciotti, It Comes Down To Trusting John Harbaugh
Stan "The Fan" Charles says Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti is all-in on John Harbaugh and his decision to retain offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg, but if it doesn't workout, Bisciotti could face his toughest test yet.
What Do The Orioles Gain From Moving Manny Machado To Shortstop?
Stan "The Fan" Charles says the Orioles should keep Manny Machado at third base simply because it makes them a better team.
Lack Of Coherent Pitching Philosophy Has Hindered Orioles
Stan "The Fan" Charles says The Oriole Way stands for something far less flattering than it used to, and it all comes down to a flawed pitching philosophy.
Giancarlo Stanton, Shoehi Ohtani Deals Warm Up Baseball's Big Offseason
Stan "The Fan" Charles examines two of baseball's biggest offseason stories: the Yankees signing slugger Giancarlo Stanton and the Angels landing Japanese pitcher Shohei Ohtani.
Orioles Smart To Go Young, But Shouldn't Forget Their 'Old Guys'
Stan "The Fan" Charles says the Orioles need to rebuild, but in that process, the team shouldn't forget to remind Buck Showalter and Dan Duquette that they can also take the team to the top.
Ravens Need To Beat A 'Real' Starting QB To Make Playoffs
Stan "The Fan" Charles says before the Ravens can start thinking about the postseason, they need to prove they can beat a true NFL starting quarterback.
Roger Goodell's Failings Finally Catching Up With Him
Stan "The Fan" Charles says the stalled progress on NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's contract extension could be a sign Goodell's failings are finally catching up with him.
Despite Success, Buck Showalter And John Harbaugh's Futures In Doubt
Stan "The Fan" Charles says managers and coaches are hired to be fired, and both Buck Showalter and John Harbaugh's tenures in Baltimore may be coming to an end.
Unmemorable Game 7 Shouldn't Take Away From Astros' First World Series Win
Stan "The Fan" Charles recaps the 2017 World Series between the Astros and Dodgers, and he says an anti-climactic, 5-1, win in Game 7 can't take away what the Astros did for their city and community.
Stan 'The Fan' Charles' World Series Preview
Stan "The Fan" Charles shares his prediction for the 2017 World Series, and he thinks the key difference between Los Angeles Dodgers and the Houston Astros lies in the mentality of the two managers.
Lackluster Offense Diminishes Ravens' Entertainment Value
Stan "The Fan" Charles says the issues with the Baltimore Ravens go beyond the win-loss record and are more about a team that is no longer fun for fans to watch.
Trying To Live Up To Big Contract Has Messed With Orioles' Slugger Chris Davis' Head
Stan "The Fan" Charles says Orioles first baseman Chris Davis needs to do his own mental reset if he's going to return to being on of the most feared sluggers in the game.
Stan 'The Fan' Charles' NLCS Preview: Dodgers Vs. Cubs
Stan "The Fan" Charles previews the National League Championship Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago Cubs and makes his pick for the NL champion.
Stan 'The Fan' Charles' ALCS Preview: Yankees Vs. Astros
Stan "The Fan" Charles previews the American League Championship Series between the New York Yankees and Houston Astros and makes his pick for the AL champion.