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By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – After a shaky series opener on Friday, Middle Tennessee rebounded to take the final two games of its series with Louisiana Tech, including a 3-2 win Sunday. The win gave the Blue Raiders (19-16, 11-4 C-USA) their fourth Conference USA series win in five tries this year. MTSU remains …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee used a six-run eighth inning to storm back and defeat Louisiana Tech, 8-6, Saturday afternoon at Reese Smith Jr. Field. With the win, the Blue Raiders (18-16, 10-4 C-USA) remained tied for first place in Conference USA with Florida Atlantic, after FAU defeated Florida International, 8-3, …

CLARKSVILLE – Middle Tennessee rallied late in Wednesday’s contest, but it was not enough as it fell 14-12 to Austin Peay. The Blue Raiders (17-15) found offense early, scoring the first three runs of Wednesday’s game, and led heading to the bottom of the third inning. The Governors (16-13), who struggled against Blue Raider starter …

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 …

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 …