After knocking off Memphis on March 8, the Blue Raiders were unable to surpass instate foe Tennessee Tech in the final mid-week matchup on Wednesday night, losing 9-6 on a call that may have decided the fate of the game. In the bottom of the second inning with one out and a man on base for …

Southern Miss (24-8, 10-1 C-USA) showed Saturday afternoon why they lead Conference-USA in eleven of the 21 batting statistics. Given Southern Miss’ red-hot offense, Middle Tennessee (14-17, 2-9 C-USA) knew an offensive outburst was required to upend the Golden Eagles. In the end, the Blue Raiders weren’t able to match Southern Miss’ offense, falling 9-5 …

Photo by Meagan White // Staff Photographer Middle Tennessee (14-15) outlasted in-state foe Austin Peay (16-11) by a score of 6-5 behind the bats of Murfreesboro native Drew Huff and catcher Vaughn Shapen. Faced with two outs in each of his first three at bats, Huff managed to keep the inning alive all three times, …

Photo by Meagan White // Staff Photographer Middle Tennessee (13-15, 2-7 C-USA) dropped its series-deciding game against Rice, 6-2, at Reese Smith Jr. Field Sunday afternoon, in a game that seemed identical to its previous two matchups this weekend. In the three-game series against the Owls (17-10, 7-2 C-USA), the Blue Raider pitching staff was …

Photo by Meagan White // Staff Photographer After upsetting the No. 2 team in the country in Michigan State in the NCAA Tournament, Middle Tennessee beat No. 5 Vanderbilt in baseball just five days later, upsetting two top five programs in the same week for the first time in school history. MTSU (12-9) rallied Tuesday …