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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 …

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 …