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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines After a wild game that saw multiple ties and lead changes, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders and Western Kentucky Hilltoppers were postponed in the tenth inning due to lightning and rain. The Blue Raiders found themselves down early after a throwing error by starting pitcher Tyler Hasper …

Photo by Meagan White // Sidelines Archive Middle Tennessee (16-21, 4-11 C-USA) hosted in-state rival University of Tennessee (21-16, 4-11 SEC) on Tuesday. MTSU fell to UT 4-2 after allowing two runs in the ninth inning. The Blue Raiders were looking to avenge their 9-2 loss to the Volunteers last month. Freshman A.J. Spencer, the starting …

Photo by Meagan White // Staff Photographer The Charlotte 49ers (16-20, 6-8 C-USA) were able to fend off a Middle Tennessee (15-20, 3-11 C-USA) comeback attempt for their first victory of the weekend series, pulling out an 8-4 win Saturday night at Reese Smith Jr. Field. The 49ers jumped out to a hot start in …

Photo by Meagan White // Staff Photographer Extra innings? No problem. Middle Tennessee (15-19, 3-10 C-USA) moved its record to 5-0 this season in extra innings after a walk-off single from freshman Drew Huff plated the game-winning run in the 10th inning to give the Blue Raiders a 12-11 victory over Charlotte at Reese Smith …

Photo by Brent Beerends // MT Athletic Four straight free passes handed out in the ninth inning by the Middle Tennessee pitching staff gave Southern Miss just enough to walk it off against the Blue Raiders. The Golden Eagles (25-8,11-1) swept the Blue Raiders (14-18, 2-10 C-USA) this weekend in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, after MTSU’s pitching staff was …

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 …