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MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee continued its flare for the dramatics Saturday. After beating rival Western Kentucky in their final at-bat Friday night, the Blue Raiders (27-20, 17-6 C-USA) did it again Saturday, as Austin Bryant came up clutch with an walk-off single to win the game, 5-4. It was MTSU’s eight win in its final …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer BEKLEY, W. Va. – Middle Tennessee split its doubleheader against Marshall Sunday afternoon at Epling Stadium, with the Blue Raiders winning the first game 2-1 before dropping the second game 2-0. Both games were shortened to seven innings. With the split, the Blue Raiders (24-19, 15-6 C-USA) dropped their second …

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 …

MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee fans filled Reese Smith Jr. Field over capacity as their Blue Raiders (13-9) took on No. 2 Vanderbilt (20-5) Tuesday night. The defending national champion Commodores were greeted by the third largest crowd in MTSU baseball history (2,620), and the largest crowd since the stadium’s $4 million renovation in 2008. In …

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Middle Tennessee (12-8, 4-1 C-USA) needed extra innings Saturday night, but it pulled off a big win against No. 19 Florida Atlantic 20-4, 4-1 C-USA) after scoring two runs in the top of the 11th to earn the 5-3 victory. The win marked MTSU’s first road win against a ranked opponent …

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 …