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Your weekly dose of real baseball talk with Stan "The Fan" Charles.

Your weekly dose of real baseball talk with Stan "The Fan" Charles.

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Your weekly dose of real baseball talk with Stan "The Fan" Charles.

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@StanTheFan

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English


Episodes

The Bat Around 5-15-21 - N. Ruiz, S. Charles

5/15/2021
This week, Paul and Zack break down a string of bad luck for the Orioles that has seen them lose six of their last seven games. At 10:20, Stan "The Fan" Charles joins the show for his weekly segment to discuss dropped third strikes, the Orioles misfortunes, and the state of the league six weeks in. At 10:50, the guys take you Around the League with The Payoff Pitch and give you an extended look at the majors as a whole before taking a look at the farm and some disappointing happenings at the...

Duration:02:19:43

The Bat Around 5-8-21 - J. Trezza, P. Mischaud, S. Charles

5/8/2021
John Means threw a no-hitter on Wednesday, and the guys are here to break it all down. Paul and Zack go over the Orioles first no-hitter since 1991 and first solo no-no since 1969. At 10:20, Stan "The Fan" Charles joins the show to discuss Means, Albert Pujols, Wade Miley and more. At 10:50, Norfolk Tides play-by-play man Pete Michaud joins to the guys to talk some minor leagues, and at 11:35, MLB dot com's Joe Trezza joins the show to talk all things Orioles. Plus, the State of the Orioles...

Duration:02:20:19

The Bat Around 5-1-21 R. Dubroff, P.Fritschner, S. Charles

5/1/2021
The Orioles have won four of six and Paul and Zack are here to talk about it, including John Means' complete domination as he graduates from team ace to overall ace. Is he a Cy Young candidate? At 10:20 Stan "The Fan" Charles joins the show to discuss that, the breakout week for Mancini, Hays, and...Mountcastle? And more! Then at 10:50, Bowie Baysox play-by-play man Paul Fritschner joins the show to discuss the ATS and the Baysox roster before the guys take you around the league in The...

Duration:02:19:49

The Bat Around 4/24/21 E. Arditti, L. Jackson, S. Charles

4/24/2021
The Orioles offense came up short again, scoring one or fewer runs for the third time in four games in a 3-1 loss to the Athletics Friday night. Paul and Zack are here to break it all down before Stan "The Fan" Charles joins the show to talk Jahmai Jones, the Dodgers/Padres series, and his Power Rankings at 10:20. At 10:50, PressBox Editor Luke Jackson joins the show to discuss the latest PressBox print edition and some early surprises in Major League Baseball. In Orioles Banter, the guys...

Duration:02:26:11

The Bat Around-April 17, 2021-L.Weaver. S.Melewski,S.Charles

4/17/2021
The Orioles are back in the win column for just the second time in the last nine days and the guys are here to break it all down! Stan "The Fan" Charles is back to give his early impressions at 10:20, and then at 10:50, former musician and current Rangers beat writer for The Athletic, Levi Weaver joins the program. At 11:15, the guys take a look around the league before examining who on the Orioles roster will be part of the next contender here in Baltimore. At 11:35, MASN Sports' Steve...

Duration:02:03:05

The Bat Around- April 10, 2021- Sean McAdam, Todd Karpovich

4/13/2021
The Orioles are in first place despite not playing great baseball. Paul and Zack break down the start to the season before Sean McAdam of The Boston Journal joins the program at 10:50 to discuss the current series and the direction of the Red Sox. At 11:15 the guys look around the league before previewing the rest of the Boston series, and then at 11:35, PressBox's own Todd Karpovich joins the show to talk about the Orioles start, some of the injuries, and where they go from here. Plus,...

Duration:11:36:06

The Bat Around-April 3, 2021-Sean McAdam, Todd Karpovich

4/10/2021
The Orioles are in first place despite not playing great baseball. Paul and Zack break down the start to the season before Sean McAdam of The Boston Journal joins the program at 10:50 to discuss the current series and the direction of the Red Sox. At 11:15 the guys look around the league before previewing the rest of the Boston series, and then at 11:35, PressBox's own Todd Karpovich joins the show to talk about the Orioles start, some of the injuries, and where they go from here. Plus,...

Duration:01:29:46

The Bat Around-April 3, 2021-K.Weinman, P.Mancano, S.Charles

4/3/2021
Baseball is back and the Orioles are in the win column! John Means turned in the best outing of his career, tossing 7 scoreless innings while allowing just one hit. Stan “The Fan” joins the guys at 10:20 to break down the Opening Day win and discuss the latest happenings in the All-Star Game relocation. At 10:50, Ken Weinman from Inside Access on 105.7 The Fan joins the show to discuss the team and the 2021 season, and at 11:35, Paul Mancano from MASN All Access joins the guys to talk about...

Duration:02:07:11

The Bat Around 3 - 27 - 21 Koby Perez, Jon Meoli, Bob Haynie

3/27/2021
This week on the Bat Around, Paul Valle returns, and the guys discuss the soon to be finalized starting rotation, the catching situation, and Ryan Mountcastle. At 10:20, Bob Haynie joins the show to discuss where the roster stands 5 days from opening day, and the long awaited return of Trey Mancini. At 10:50, Koby Perez of the Orioles joins to talk about the new Orioles complex and the Orioles efforts in the DR. In Orioles banter, Paul and Zack discuss MLB predictions and their award winners...

Duration:02:15:52

The Bat Around-March 20 (Craig Heist, Stan The Fan Charles)

3/20/2021
This week on the Bat Around, Zack Goodman and Kyle Ottenheimer talked about the Maikel Franco signing and what it means for the Orioles offense, and the hot spring of Austin Hays. At 10:20, Stan “The Fan” Charles joined the show to discuss how the roster will fill out less than 2 weeks from opening day and gives his thoughts on some key injuries. At 10:50, Craig Heist joined the show to discuss the Nationals offseason and how they can improve on their last place finish in 2020. In Orioles...

Duration:02:01:54

The Bat Around-March 13, 2021-S.Perlozzo, M.Newman,S.Charles

3/13/2021
This week on the Bat Around, the guys talk about the retirement of Nick Markakis, Hunter Harvey’s injury, and Gray Fenter’s return to the O’s. At 10:20, Stan “The Fan” Charles joins the show to discuss roster construction and what the Orioles will do at third base and the utility role. At 10:50, former Orioles manager Sam Perlozzo joins to discuss the incredible career of Nick Markakis, and managing him in his 2006 rookie campaign. In Orioles banter, Paul and Zack discuss possible roster...

Duration:02:15:21

The Bat Around-March 6, 2021- J. Hunter, J. Conn, S. Charles

3/6/2021
This week on the Bat Around, the guys talk standout spring performances thus far, and the hot spring starts of Austin Hays and Cedric Mullins. At 10:20, Stan “The Fan” Charles joins the show to discuss expectations for Ryan Mountcastle, DJ Stewart, and the minor injury to Chris Davis. At 10:50, Jeremy Conn of the Big Bad Morning Show joins to discuss Trey Mancini’s return to the field and his expectations for 2021’s Orioles. In Orioles banter, Paul and Zack discuss the ongoing outfield...

Duration:02:14:13

The Bat Around-Feb. 27, 2021-S.Melewski, G.Arnold, S.Charles

2/27/2021
This week on the Bat Around, the guys discuss the Orioles first spring games this week and the current and future faces of the Orioles franchise. At 10:20, Stan “The Fan” Charles joins the show to discuss John Means, a Nick Markakis reunion, and Kevin Mather’s comments that led to his firing this week. At 10:50, Steve Melewski of MASN joins to talk about possible Orioles rotation combinations, the middle of the infield, and his postgame show on 105.7 the fan. In Orioles banter, Paul and Zack...

Duration:02:11:19

The Bat Around- Feb. 20, 2021-K. Brown, J. Meoli, S. Charles

2/20/2021
This week on the Bat Around, the guys discuss the Orioles start to spring training and the content released around it, a potential 6 man rotation, and early arrivals in Sarasota. At 10:20, Stan “The Fan” Charles joins the show to discuss the Orioles being a constant punchline, and the future of Orioles manager Brandon Hyde. At 10:50, Jon Meoli of the Baltimore Sun joins to talk Orioles news out of Sarasota, the Baltimore Sun, and a potential Trey Mancini extension. In Orioles banter, Paul...

Duration:02:14:48

The Bat Around-Feb 13, 2021-K. Glaser, R. Dubroff, S.Charles

2/13/2021
This week on the Bat Around, the guys discuss the beginning to Spring Training and debate prospect rankings from around the baseball world. At 10:20, Stan “The Fan” Charles joins the show to discuss the Andrew Benintendi trade, the Orioles extended lease at Camden Yards, and the Orioles quest for a 5th starter. At 10:50, Rich Dubroff of BaltimoreBaseball.com joins the show to talk roster construction and who makes the 26 man roster for the Orioles by the end of spring training. In Orioles...

Duration:02:10:42

The Bat Around-January 9th, 2021

2/6/2021
This week on the Bat Around, Paul and Zack discuss the Orioles outfield, the delayed start of the minor league season, and the blockbuster trade between the Indians and the Mets. At 10:20, Stan “The Fan” Charles joins the show to discuss what the Lindor trade means for each club, Yasiel Puig, and the delayed minor league season’s effect on Orioles player development. At 10:50, Eric Arditti of Barstool Sports joins the show to talk all things Orioles and his view on the Ravens as a Titans...

Duration:02:05:16

The Bat Around- January 24th, 2021- Matt Blood, Buck Martinez, Stan Charles

2/6/2021
The Bat Around is back after a two week hiatus. MASN made some big cuts, namely Mike Bordick, Gary Thorne, Jim Hunter, Tom Davis, and Dave Johnson. Stan "The Fan" stops by at 10:20 to discuss those cuts and some Orioles trade rumors. At 10:50, Buck Martinez joins the show to discuss the Blue Jays signing of George Springer, and at 11:35 Orioles Director of Player Development, Matt Blood, joins the guys to talk about some up-and-coming Orioles prospects. Plus, Orioles Banter to discuss the...

Duration:04:24:35

The Bat Around-Feb. 6, 2021-S. Charles, B. Miklasz, J. Sroka

2/6/2021
This week on the Bat Around, the guys discuss the Alex Cobb for Jahmai Jones trade between the Orioles and the Angels, and the Felix Hernandez minor league signing. At 10:20, Stan “The Fan” Charles joins the show to discuss the Orioles starting rotation and what it might look like come opening, and then discuss Trevor Bauer signing with the World Champs. At 10:50, Bernie Miklasz of 590 The Fan in St. Louis joins the show to talk all things Cardinals and their massive move for Nolan Arenado....

Duration:02:17:03

The Bat Around-January 30, 2021- Dan Connolly, Stan Charles

1/30/2021
This week on the Bat Around, Paul and Zack discuss the Orioles first free agent signing, MASN’s new streaming app, and Trey Mancini trade rumors. At 10:20, Stan “The Fan” Charles joins the show to discuss Freddy Galvis, the Orioles utility infield situation, and who they could still look to add before March. At 10:50, Dan Connolly of the Athletic joins the show to talk Orioles news and discuss possibilities for the Orioles in trade, and then talk more about the sweeping changes across MASN....

Duration:02:11:06

The Bat Around- Jan. 24, 2021-Matt Blood, Buck Martinez, Stan "The Fan" Charles

1/24/2021
This week on the Bat Around, Paul and Zack discuss the big MASN news this week, Hank Aaron, and a potential Anthony Santander trade to the Marlins. At 10:20, Stan “The Fan” Charles joins the show to discuss the Orioles international players, Orioles salary deferrals, and Anthony Santander. At 10:50, Buck Martinez joins the show to discuss the Blue Jays and their big offseason so far. In Orioles banter, Paul and Zack break down the all-time Orioles roster. At 11:35, Orioles director of player...

Duration:02:06:57