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By Steven Johnson//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee might want to play the rest of its games on the weekend after the 11-0 pummeling it received from the Austin Peay Governors Tuesday night at Reese Smith Jr. Field. The Blue Raiders (16-11) are now 0-6 in their midweek games this season. The score was never …

By Steven Johnson//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee completed the sweep of Old Dominion in dramatic fashion Sunday. With the score tied 4-4 in the bottom of the ninth, a wild pitch allowed Jared Allen to race home to secure the game-winning run. After controlling the game, with a solid outing from starter Garret Ring, …

MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee (15-10, 7-1 C-USA) used strong offense in the first inning to take the lead, and used strong defense to maintain that lead, taking their second-straight game over Old Dominion (13-10, 3-5 C-USA), 8-2, Saturday. The Blue Raiders took both games to start the weekend series, earning the series victory, and will …

MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee (14-10, 6-1 C-USA) used solid pitching and effective hitting in a 7-2 win over Conference USA foe Old Dominion (13-9, 3-4 C-USA) Friday night at Reese Smith Jr. Field. The Blue Raiders’ 6-1 start in league play is the best under Head Coach Jim McGuire and the best start against conference …

By Jim Bratton//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee (13-10) was looking to rebound on Wednesday against Lipscomb (15-7) from a a disappointing loss to defending national champion Vanderbilt the night before. The game started off pretty well for the Blue Raiders, as junior right-handed pitcher Heath Slatton was able to record two strikeouts in the …

MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee fans filled Reese Smith Jr. Field over capacity as their Blue Raiders (13-9) took on No. 2 Vanderbilt (20-5) Tuesday night. The defending national champion Commodores were greeted by the third largest crowd in MTSU baseball history (2,620), and the largest crowd since the stadium’s $4 million renovation in 2008. In …