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Graduate infielder Taylor Howell hits a homerun.

PHOTOS: Murrays State Baseball drops another home game

Rebeca Mertins Chiodini, Photo Editor April 4, 2024

The Racers dropped their fourth home game in a row with a loss to the Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles. The 5-10 lose brings the team up to 10 loses...

Bland attempts to tag out a Belmont player at second base.

PHOTOS: Racers Baseball struggles against Belmont Bruins

Rebeca Mertins Chiodini, Photo Editor April 1, 2024

The Racers baseball team struggled in their series against the Belmont Bruins, dropping all three games. After this weekend, the Racers go 18-7 in...

The team huddles up before the start of Saturdays game.

PHOTOS: Racers Baseball celebrate Players Weekend with a sweep

Rebeca Mertins Chiodini, Photo Editor March 11, 2024

In three high scoring games, the Murray State Baseball team swept the Lindenwood University Lions. The team celebrated Players Weekend by recognizing...

Sophomore infielder Carson Garner returns as a big piece for the Racers as they head into the 2023 season. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

Baseball steps up to the plate in new conference

Simon Elfrink, Contributing writer February 9, 2023

A warmer week serves as a welcome reminder Murray State baseball’s return is right around the corner. Head Coach Dan Skirka and the Racers are just days...

Redshirt junior first baseman Trey Woosley hits a home run in the second game against Austin Peay. (Photo courtesy of Racer Athletics)

Baseball finishes historic regular season, secures OVC Tournament appearance

May 24, 2021

Simon Elfrink Editor-in-Chief [email protected] Despite only taking one of the three games against Austin Peay State University at Reagan...

Senior outfielder Ryan Perkins breaks out of the batters box after putting a ball in play against SIU. (Photo courtesy of Racer Athletics)

Cozart goes 4-6, hits walk-off in the 12th

May 14, 2021

Simon Elfrink Editor-in-Chief [email protected] Murray State baseball finished the last game of a five-game homestand with yet another...

Redshirt junior center fielder Jake Slunder hit three home runs in the third game against Morehead State. (Photo courtesy of Tennessee Tech Sports Information)

Slunder’s three homers help Racers salvage one in four against Morehead State

May 3, 2021

Simon Elfrink Sports Editor [email protected] Murray State baseball was hot and cold in a four-game series against Morehead State. In three...

Redshirt junior center fielder Jake Slunder scores on a passed ball. (Photo by Simon Elfrink/The News)

Baseball sweeps EKU

April 29, 2021

Simon Elfrink Sports Editor [email protected] After a pair of OVC season series losses, Murray State came back to Johnny Reagan Field on...

Graduate right-hander Sam Gardner threw a complete game shutout for the Racers, propelling Murray State to a win in game three against Belmont. (Photo courtesy of Parker Griffeth/Racer Athletics)

Gardner shines, Racers avoid sweep against Belmont

April 20, 2021

Simon Elfrink Sports Editor [email protected] A powerful weekend from the Belmont Bruins’ offense made for the second straight OVC series...

Redshirt junior infielder Jordan Holly celebrates a home run with senior outfielder Brock Anderson. (Photo courtesy of Racer Athletics)

Baseball drops two of three games against SEMO

April 14, 2021

Simon Elfrink Sports Editor [email protected] The Murray State baseball team lost their first three-game series for the first time since...

Redshirt-junior catcher Tanner Booth rounds third base after hitting a home run against Bellarmine. (Photo courtesy of Simon Elfrink/The News)

Baseball earns comeback win over Bellarmine

April 9, 2021

Simon Elfrink Sports Editor [email protected] Murray State baseball kicked off a five-game homestand with a single game against Bellarmine...

Senior outfielder Brock Anderson slides into home during the series against Tennessee Tech. (Photo courtesy of Tennessee Tech University Athletics)

Baseball wins series on the road against Tennessee Tech

April 4, 2021

Simon Elfrink Sports Editor [email protected] Another three-game stretch of dominant pitching powered the Racers to a 2-1 series win over...

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