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Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines On a windy Tuesday afternoon, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (6-6) geared up to take on the Memphis Tigers (5-7) in their second match-up of the season. The Tigers won the first match by a score of 6-4, and the Raiders struggled to get anything going offensively. The …

Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines  The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (4-4) traveled to Knoxville on Tuesday to take on in-state foe University of Tennessee Volunteers (5-3). It was be the Blue Raiders second match against a Southeastern Conference team for the season, and the Blue Raiders fell by a final score of 5-4. This …

Photo by Darius Horton / MTSU Sidelines On a beautiful Friday afternoon, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (4-1) geared up to play the Knights of Fairleigh Dickinson University in the first game of the Mule Mix Classic. The Raiders continued their strong start in the young season by defeating the Knights by a final score …

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 …

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Photo by John Rollins / Sidelines Archive Story by Ryan Nixon / Contributing Writer Conference USA released their coaches preseason baseball poll and the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders were picked to finish tenth in the 12-team league. The ball club finished with a 20-35 record last season, including a 5-24 mark in conference play. With …

Photo by Meagan White // Staff Photographer After upsetting the No. 2 team in the country in Michigan State in the NCAA Tournament, Middle Tennessee beat No. 5 Vanderbilt in baseball just five days later, upsetting two top five programs in the same week for the first time in school history. MTSU (12-9) rallied Tuesday …