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Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletics The first day of the NCAA early signing period for Division I college baseball was held on Wednesday. For Middle Tennessee, that meant building off of a season that saw them go 20-35 while only winning five of their 29 total conference games. Even with how tough their …

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 Courtesy // MTSU Athletic Communications Middle Tennessee (7-5) scored four runs in the seventh inning en route to an 8-2 win over the Memphis Tigers (5-4) at Reese Smith Jr. Field Tuesday night. MTSU sophomore Jake Wyrick picked up his second win of the season in the victory over the Tigers. Wyrick pitched five …