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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee State University announced Jim Toman as the next head coach for the Blue Raider baseball team on Wednesday. After a six-year tenure with the Blue Raiders that saw former head coach Jim McGuire post a 162-175-1 record, it was decided that his contract would not …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines Archive The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders traveled to Birmingham, Alabama, this weekend to play their last conference series of the season against the University of Alabama-Birmingham. The Blue Raiders took the series two games to one, as they earned wins in the first and third games. MTSU …

Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines Archive The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders traveled to Ruston, Louisiana, over the weekend to take on the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs in a Conference USA series. In a tightly contested match-up, the Blue Raiders walked away with the series win by a 2-1 margin. The Blue Raiders won …

Photo by Delaney Dickey / MTSU Sidelines Archives Following their 10-4 victory against Austin Peay, the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (22-20-1, 7-11-1) took on the University of Texas San Antonio Roadrunners (22-17, 9-8) in another Conference USA match-up. The last time the Blue Raiders faced the Roadrunners, they were swept in the series. The …

Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders were back in action on Saturday, as they took on the Charlotte 49ers in game two of a three-game weekend set. Though it looked bad early for Middle, starting pitcher Carson Lester buckled down after a rough first inning and gave the Blue …

Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines Anyone who follows baseball knows that pitcher is perhaps the most important position on the team. In terms of physical demands, it is one of the hardest positions in sports to excel at. A good pitcher can help turn the tide of a game and almost single handedly …