Steve Slowinski

  • joined Feb 12, 2008
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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


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


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


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


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

Seven strikeouts already...geez.

Bullpen actually holds a lead, Rays win 10-4


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


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?


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


Almost everything was clicking for the Rays today.


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

Keeping it rolling, Matty Mo!

Rays 3, Yankees 0: Alex Cobb is masterful


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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