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“Moneyball” Comes To Music City Sounds Announce Oakland A’s As New Major League Affiliate NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Nashville Sounds announced today that they have come to terms on a four-year Player Development Contract (PDC) with the Oakland Athletics, which will run through the conclusion of the 2018 playing season. “We are thrilled to begin this new relationship with the A’s, who hold an exciting future on both the major league and minor league levels,” said Sounds owner Frank Ward. […]

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Country Singing Sensation, Beth Cayhall, Sure to Grand Slam the National Anthem Performing the National Anthem at Upcoming MTSU Baseball Games – “The Star Spangle Banner” is a notoriously difficult song to pull off live, but country music powerhouse vocalist, Beth Cayhall, is up for the challenge. This coastal Delaware native already performed the National Anthem nationally for NASCAR and will now be belting out this patriotic song at a few upcoming MTSU baseball games. “I’m so proud to have the honor […]

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MLB Cy Young Awards 2012: David Price, R.A. Dickey win AL, NL awards By: Anthony Witrado (AOL Sporting News) This year’s Cy Young award races gave us one of the best feel-good stories and a knuckleballer in the National League as well as the tightest race ever in the American League. The Baseball Writers Association of America named New York Mets knuckler R.A. Dickey the winner in the NL and Tampa Bay Rays left-hander David Price the winner in the […]

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Tennessee Team heads to Little League World Series By: Mike Curran For the first time in 25 years Tennessee will have a team in the Little League World Series which begins on August 16, 2012 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Today the Goodlettesville, TN team traveled to Georgia where they were able to win the Southeast final by a score of 1-0. Congratulations to the Goodlettsville team on this win and good luck in the Little League World Series.

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Major League Baseball All-Stars Stamps Advance Sales Eclipse 1 Million Stamps Batted In Joe DiMaggio Closing in on Ted Williams in Tight Pennant Race WASHINGTON—…Voting for this year’s Major League Baseball All-Star team has closed. But “votes”—a.k.a. Stamps Batted In (SBI) for the four legends who collectively appeared in nearly 50 All-Star games—have exceeded one million in the Major League Baseball All-Stars Forever stamps pre-stamp dedication pennant race. Leading by a close margin is Boston Red Sox Ted Williams, hitting 300,385 […]

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By JOE SHIVAK Photos by JOE SHIVAK Murfreesboro, TN ( 4/8 ) ………The Blue Raiders used a bases loaded hit by Ryan Ford to break a 3-3 tie with the Trojans of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. The win completed a three game sweep of the Trojans and the first for Middle Tennessee this season who have now won five straight games.   Daniel Palo, one of 5 pitchers to see action, picks up the win, having pitched to […]

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Murfreesboro, TN ( 4/7)…………….The Blue Raiders defeated the Trojans of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock 7-6 in Sun Belt Conference baseball action at Reese Smith, JR Field on Saturday afternoon.  Middle Tennessee took a 7-0 lead and survived a late game rally by the Trojans for their 7th conference win. Nick Montgomery picks up the win after pitching 1.2 innings as Trojan starting pitcher Ethan Schlechte gets the loss. Johnny Thomas hit the game’s only home run when […]

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By JOE SHIVAK Photo by JOE SHIVAK Murfreesboro,TN ( 4/6)……….The Blue Raiders defeated the Trojans of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock 4-0 in Sun Belt Conference baseball on Friday night at Reese Smith JR Stadium. Middle Tennessee scored runs in the 5th and 6th and 8th innings to shut out the visitors in game #1 of a three day series. Trent Miller scored the game’s only home run with a solo hit in the 8th inning to add to […]

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By JOE SHIVAK Photos by JOE SHIVAK Murfreesboro, TN ( 3/28 ) ………..The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders split a two game series with the Memphis Tigers after a 13-5 loss at Reese Smith JR Stadium in game 2. Memphis had an explosive 1st inning, scoring 4 runs after starting pitcher Jordan Cooper loaded the bases.  Cooper was pulled and Keaton Baker, a right hander was brought in. Trent Miller scored Justin Guidry with a two base blast to the outfield for Middle’s […]

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By JOE SHIVAK Murfreesboro, TN ( 3/27)……..The Blue Raiders defeated the Memphis Tigers, 8-7  in baseball at Reese Smith JR Stadium on Tuesday evening. The game was a two game series opener and the first visit for Memphis to Middle Tennessee since 2009. The teams played each other in Memphis last year where they split the two games. The game was decided on the final out of the 9th inning as Justin Guidry hits a fly ball off the 365 […]

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