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Steve Slowinski

  • joined Feb 12, 2008
  • last login Sep 09, 2013
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Steve Slowinski is a baseball writer, specializing in objective analysis, advanced statistics, and the Tampa Bay Rays.

Steve started blogging at DRaysBay during the spring of 2009, and took over the day-to-day operation of the site in August 2010. Since then, he’s also run a general sports news website for a year – SB Nation Tampa Bay – and contributed pieces to ESPN.com and the St. Petersburg Times.

After stepping down from DRB in 2013, he currently runs the sabermetric glossary at FanGraphs.com.

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Behind the Scenes Changes at DRaysBay

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Even "The Blade" had to hang up his spikes at some point. It's the changing of the guard.

Rays 10, Marlins 6: Kelly Johnson Powers Tampa Bay

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With two three-run home runs on the day, Kelly Johnson set or tied all sorts of career and Rays-franchise records.

Rays Win 10-6 as Juggernaut Offense Saves the Day

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...wait, what? That can't be right.

GameThread
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Rays vs. Padres, Game 1 GDT: C'mon Cobb

Seven strikeouts already...geez.

Bullpen actually holds a lead, Rays win 10-4

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Joe Maddon was thrown our midway through tonight's game, but the Rays still hung on to get him his 600th win.

GameThread
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Rays vs. Jays, GDT: Complete game, please?

Seriously, Matt Moore better pitch a complete game because if not, who knows anymore.

Rays vs. Royals: When did it become 2009 again?

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Judging by how the Rays have been playing recently, we seem to have entered a time-warp.

Rays 10, White Sox 4: Matt Moore stays hot

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Almost everything was clicking for the Rays today.

GameThread
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4/27/2013 GDT: Matt Moore vs. Gavin Floyd

Keeping it rolling, Matty Mo!

Rays 3, Yankees 0: Alex Cobb is masterful

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Who's the current ace of the Rays pitching staff? It might be Alex Cobb.

GameThread
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Rays vs. Yanks, 4/24 GDT: IT'S A PENGUIN!

On Joe Maddon Gnome Day, the Rays have an extra visitor in the clubhouse... Today's guests in #Rays clubhouse twitter.com/TBTimes_Rays/s… — Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) April 24, 2013 #...

Rays 8, Athletics 1: Roberto Hernandez gets a win

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The Rays broke out the brooms at the Trop today, beating the Oakland Athletics by a score of eight to one.

GameThread
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Rays vs. Athletics, Game 2: GDT

For more on today's game, see today's Game Preview. Otherwise, if there's one day where we can put our Red Sox hatred behind us, I feel like it's today. I hope all is well with everyone a part of...

Oakland A's at Tampa Bay Rays, 4/20: Game Preview

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Today's pitching match-up is between Jeremy Hellickson and Jarrod Parker, two change-up artists that have both started off the season on a bad foot. In three starts, Hellickson currently sports a...

Rays 3, Orioles 7: Price not quite there yet

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Despite some incredible defensive gems by the Rays, their pitching wasn't strong enough to keep them in the game.

GameThread
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Rays vs. Orioles: Opening Day GDT

The Tampa Bay Rays face the Baltimore Orioles this Tuesday at 3:10pm EST.

Series Preview: Rays vs. Orioles

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Since this is the first series of the season, I wanted to throw a general question out to everyone: what would you like to see in our series previews over the course of this season? Any particular...

Remembering the most perfect day in Rays history

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MLB 2K13 proudly announces the return of the Perfect Game Challenge. Pitch a perfect game for your favorite team and you could win some serious money, including a top prize of $250,000. Go to f...

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Tampa Bay Rays

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Which Rays players should you target in your fantasy leagues? Are there any good sleepers? Let's take a look.

The Rays Tank: Changes are a'coming

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It may only be Spring Training, but there's going to be a lot happening at DRaysBay over the coming weeks. Stay tuned!

Rays vs. Astros: Price and Longo come out to play

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The Tampa Bay Rays face the Houston Astros (now in the AL!) this Tuesday at 1:05pm EST.

Rays vs. Red Sox: Lineups, Pitchers, and Gametime

The Tampa Bay Rays face the Boston Red Sox this Monday at 1:05pm EST.

Spring Training Results: Rays beat Twins, 10-7

The Tampa Bay Rays beat the Minnesota Twins today, thanks to the offensive help of Leslie Anderson and Mark Thomas.*

Rays vs. Twins: Lineups, Pitchers, & Gametime

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The Tampa Bay Rays face the Minnesota Twins this Sunday at 1:05 pm EST. The game will not be televised, but will be broadcast over the radio on WDAE 620 AM.

Rays Game Notes: You win some, you lose some

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The Tampa Bay Rays played two split-squad games this afternoon -- one against the Pirates and one against the Red Sox -- and of course, the game that was televised on MLB.tv featured very few...

Rays Rumors: Rockies inquired about Jeff Niemann

Could the Rays make another trade before Opening Day?

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