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Photo by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (23-31, 9-20)  found themselves on the wrong side of a lopsided affair on Friday, losing 19-2 to the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (36-17, 17-12). The outcome was never really in doubt, as LA Tech scored six runs in the first inning. With the exception …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / MT Athletics Communications The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (23-30, 9-19) took home game one of their series with Louisiana Tech (35-17, 16-12), winning 6-3. While the Bulldogs took an early 2-0 lead, a strong performance by starting pitcher Carson Lester allowed the Blue Raiders’ offense to take the lead, ultimately earning a …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletic Communications The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders baseball team (22-30, 8-19) fell behind early and couldn’t claw their way back into the ballgame as they lost to the Vanderbilt Commodores (31-21, 13-13) with a score of 17-7 at Hawkins Field Tuesday night. Vanderbilt starter Matt Rupenthal cruised his way through …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / MT Athletics Communications The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (22-29, 9-19) failed to figure out Rice (24-28, 14-13) starter Willy Amador and fell in the rubber match by a score of 4-0 in Houston. The hard-throwing right-hander delivered 5.2 shutout innings, giving up seven hits and striking out four.  Amador also …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / MT Athletics Communications The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider (22-28, 8-18) offense caught fire Saturday afternoon when they beat Rice (23-28, 13-13) 13-1 to even out their weekend series at one apiece. Following a hard fought loss in the first game, the Blue Raiders took an early lead and never looked …

Photo by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (21-28, 7-18) started off their weekend series on the wrong foot with a 5-3 loss to Rice on Friday. MTSU fell victim to an early solo home run for Rice in the second inning, followed by two more runs by the Owls in …