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Photo by Darius Horton/ MTSU Sidelines The ultimate goal for the millions of kids around the world that play baseball is to one day hear their name called in the MLB Draft and put themselves in position to fulfill their dreams of playing Major League Baseball. On Wednesday, three MTSU Blue Raiders got the call …

Photo courtesy of Blue Raider Athletics / Facebook  One of the most successful baseball players to ever play at MTSU died Tuesday morning in Murfreesboro. Charles Gilbert “Chuck” Taylor was a Blue Raider pitcher in the late 1950s, and in 1961, he signed with the St. Louis Cardinals to make him only the second player …

Photo by Anthony Fiorella / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee State baseball program hosted its 45th annual Groundhog Day Luncheon in the Student Union Building on campus Friday morning. The biggest news of the day was former catcher Michael McKenry returning to his alma mater to announce his retirement. “I followed my heart and talked …

Photo by Anthony Fiorella/ MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee baseball team added depth to their pitching staff during the November signing period, earning signatures from three right-handed pitchers and a pair of southpaws. “I think we’ve really bolstered this staff,” said head coach Jim McGuire. “We’re going to be losing some seniors, and we have …

Photo by Anthony Fiorella / MTSU Sidelines Story by Anthony Fiorella / Sports Reporter, Calvin Smith / Sports Reporter and Timothy Carroll / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider baseball team finished up “fall ball” with the Blue-White World Series on Wednesday. The white team took the series four games to one and they …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives At the end of the 2017 college baseball season, many players on the Middle Tennessee baseball roster set off to continue playing in a collegiate summer league across the country. Collegiate summer leagues are a hands-on way for players to hone their skills over the off-season while playing …