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MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee used four strong innings from Sam Alton and some timely offense to earn their first midweek win, a 7-5 victory over Tennessee Tuesday night. “This will be the first time we’re going into a conference weekend off of a win,” Coach Jim McGuire joked after the game. “It’s big because it’s …

By Steven Johnson//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee might want to play the rest of its games on the weekend after the 11-0 pummeling it received from the Austin Peay Governors Tuesday night at Reese Smith Jr. Field. The Blue Raiders (16-11) are now 0-6 in their midweek games this season. The score was never …

By Steven Johnson//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee completed the sweep of Old Dominion in dramatic fashion Sunday. With the score tied 4-4 in the bottom of the ninth, a wild pitch allowed Jared Allen to race home to secure the game-winning run. After controlling the game, with a solid outing from starter Garret Ring, …

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 …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee (11-6, 3-0 C-USA) swept its doubleheader with Alabama-Birmingham (10-7, 0-3 C-USA) Sunday, completing the series sweep in its opening series in Conference USA action. The Blue Raiders won the first game 3-0 and narrowly held on for a 3-2 win in the second game. Both games …