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Photo by Tyler Lamb / MT Athletics Communications The  Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (20-27, 7-17) couldn’t avoid the sweep on Sunday afternoon, losing 10-9 in the series finale against UTSA (25-21, 10-11). Down 8-3 after the fifth inning, the Blue Raiders faced another large deficit but fought back and took the lead 9-8 in the …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee was able to wrap up their series early, beating UAB by way of the run-rule in the eighth inning, 13-3. The Blue Raiders have had an offensive explosion this weekend, having a big come-from-behind win on Thursday, and two run-rule victories on Friday and Saturday. The …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The MTSU Blue Raiders (18-17, 6-8) continued their powerful tear on the UAB Blazers (16-19, 5-9) this weekend, this time scoring 18 runs to claim the 18-3 win Friday in seven innings due to a run-rule at Reese Smith Field.  The Raiders claimed the series win, and picked up some …

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 Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee played their middle game of  their three game set against the Old Dominion Monarchs at the Reese Smith Field in Murfreesboro. The game was driven by offense, but ODU had the final  blow to win by a score of 5-3 in 12 innings. The game started …

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 …