Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletic Communications The MTSU Blue Raiders (15-17, 4-8) defeated the Old Dominion Monarchs (24-9, 9-2) 17-6 in seven innings to avoid the sweep Sunday afternoon at Reese Smith Jr. Field.  Reid Clements picked up the win to improve to 2-0 on the season. In return, the Raiders gave Old Dominion …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes/ MTSU Sidelines The MTSU Blue Raiders (14-15, 3-6) defeated the Tennessee Volunteers (15-11, 1-8) by a score of 7-4 Tuesday evening at Lindsey Nelson Stadium in Knoxville. The Raiders jumped out to an early lead by scoring six runs in the second inning, and they never looked back.  The Raiders were …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders(13-15, 3-6) couldn’t fight off a seventh inning rally against the Marshall Thundering Herd (12-13, 4-5) and lost the final game of the series today at Appalachian Power Park by a score of 8-6. The Raiders had two late-inning comebacks to win both games …

Photo by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines When most people think of a leadoff hitter, what comes to mind is a guy that gets on base.  A leadoff hitter is also typically one of the fastest and most patient hitters on the team.  MTSU’s Riley Delgado is just that. Delgado’s career number’s at MTSU have …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (11-14, 1-5) won their second straight game Wednesday night, beating the Austin Peay Governors by a final score of  3-2 at home at Reese Smith Jr. Field. The Raiders were paced by three home runs and solid starting pitching to hang on to …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor MTSU defeated the Belmont Bruins this afternoon in Nashville by a score of 6-4. The Raiders’ eighth-inning rally proved to be too much for the Bruin’s as they were not able to claw their way back in their half of the eighth or the ninth. MTSU was led at …