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Steve Slowinski

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Steve Slowinski is a baseball writer, specializing in analysis, statistics, and the Tampa Bay Rays. He currently manages the sabermetric glossary at FanGraphs.com, and has contributed pieces to DRaysBay, ESPN.com, and the St. Petersburg Times in the past.

MOST RECENT POSTS

The Rays Tank: Astros After Andrew Friedman, Broxton Interested In Florida, And One Urban Meyer Reaction

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Rays Talk Oh uh, it looks like the Andrew Friedman rumor mill is starting back up again. The Astros fired their current GM yesterday in an effort to shake up their front office, and they are hoping...

Report: Jose Molina Officially Signs With Rays

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It's taken some time for the Tampa Bay Rays to finish the deal, but from all reports, the Rays have finally signed catcher Jose Molina. According to Jon Heyman: Jose Molina signs with #Rays. Solid...

The Rays Tank: Reactions To The Jaso-Lueke Trade

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Rays Talk The big news right now is obviously the John Jaso-Josh Lueke trade, and a wide range of people have already chimed in on it. If you're looking for some Monday morning reading, here are a...

The Rays Tank: CBA Hullabaloo, Backlash, And Angst

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MLB Chatter Random story: growing up, I lived close to a private Catholic high school called Christian Brothers Academy (CBA). They were the big show in town and their athletic programs were all...

The Rays Tank: Gettin' Wiggy With It, Joe Nathan Off The Market, And Chatting With Chaim Bloom

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MLB Chatter In somewhat disappointing news, the Rangers signed Joe Nathan last night to a two year, $14.5 million contract. That's a bit rich for a player with some serious concerns about his...

Some Good Ol' James Shields Appreciation

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The Baseball Writers of American just announced their results for the AL Most Valuable Player award, and surprise surprise, James Shields didn't win. Nobody expected Shields to win the AL MVP, but...

Tampa Bay Rays Release Spring Training Schedule

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This morning, the Rays released their Spring Training schedule for the 2012 season. There's nothing too radical in the announcement -- the matchups and dates are about the same as always -- and...

The Rays Tank: New CBA Details, Broxton Rumors, And Uniforms

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MLB Chatter The new CBA is set to be announced tomorrow, and details are starting to leak out. I'll have a bit more on it later this morning, but for now, take a look at Maury Brown's breakdown of...

#Rays add RHP Alex Colome, RHP Wilking Rodriguez and C Stephen Vogt to 40-man, bringing roster to 38

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#Rays add RHP Alex Colome, RHP Wilking Rodriguez and C Stephen Vogt to 40-man, bringing roster to 38

Tampa Tribune Anyone not on the 40-man now is unprotected for the Rule 5 draft, so the Rays might lose one or two names. Marquis Fleming seems the most likely possibility.

Francisco Cordero confirms on "Inside Pitch" he's been in contact with #Rays, #BlueJays, #RedSox,...

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Francisco Cordero confirms on "Inside Pitch" he's been in contact with #Rays, #BlueJays, #RedSox, #Angels & #Rangers among others.

MLB Network Radio. Take it for what you will, but Cordero would be a nice addition to the back of the bullpen. As R.J. Anderson noted on Twitter, he's a low Type-A free agent, and it's possible that the compensations for Type-A/B free agents change when the new CBA is announced Tuesday.
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