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Photo by Tyler Lamb / MT Athletic Communications With the conclusion of the Blue Raider baseball season on Saturday, Conference USA announced its all-conference teams today. Two Middle Tennessee players were honored, as junior designated hitter Aaron Aucker was named to the first team and senior shortstop Riley Delgado was given second team honors. After …

Photo by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (23-31, 9-20)  found themselves on the wrong side of a lopsided affair on Friday, losing 19-2 to the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (36-17, 17-12). The outcome was never really in doubt, as LA Tech scored six runs in the first inning. With the exception …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (20-23) got off to a rocky start on Saturday against the No.25 Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (33-12) and never recovered, falling just short in a comeback effort by a final score of 4-3. Senior left-hander Cody Puckett got the start on the mound …

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 Brent Beerends / MT Athletic Communications The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (8-13, 1-4) defeated the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers in walk-off fashion by a final score of 10-9. The game began on Saturday at noon due to concerns about the weather and after lightning delayed the game’s conclusion to today, the Blue Raiders managed …

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 …