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Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines The Raiders traveled to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on Tuesday to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide. In their first real test of the season, the Raiders were systematically shut out by the Tides’ pitching rotation by a score of 4-0. Pitching staff falters early, holds serve for remainder of …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / MT Athletics Communications The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (23-30, 9-19) took home game one of their series with Louisiana Tech (35-17, 16-12), winning 6-3. While the Bulldogs took an early 2-0 lead, a strong performance by starting pitcher Carson Lester allowed the Blue Raiders’ offense to take the lead, ultimately earning a …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (11-14, 1-5) won their second straight game Wednesday night, beating the Austin Peay Governors by a final score of  3-2 at home at Reese Smith Jr. Field. The Raiders were paced by three home runs and solid starting pitching to hang on to …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines MTSU’s baseball team (3-4) lost by a score of 5-0 today to the Missouri State Bears (6-1) in the final game of the Mule Mix Classic. The Raider’s couldn’t get the bats going today after scoring a combined 31 runs in their past two games on Friday …

Photo / Sidelines Archives The Blue Raider baseball team lost the rubber match against Georgia Southern this afternoon in Statesboro by a score of 8-5. A four-run seventh inning by the Eagles gave them the lead and they held the Raiders off in the last two frames. Aaron Aucker went 2-4 with three RBIs and …

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John Rollins / Sidelines Archive Story by Stephen Smith / Staff Writer Just a day after pulling off an extra inning win, MTSU now feels the other end of the stick, dropping their Saturday night matchup against Georgia Southern 7-6 in 10 innings of play. The night started off great for pitcher Tyler Hasper and …