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Junior infielder Carson Garner hits the ball.

PHOTOS: Racers Baseball lose weekend series after a first game walk off

Kristopher Fister, Photographer April 9, 2024

This past weekend the Racers took on the Indiana State Sycamores in a two day three game series. The Racers won the first game after a walk off home...

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...

Senior infielder Preston Shelton throws the ball to first base for an out.

PHOTOS: Baseball run-rules Western Kentucky in mid week game

Rebeca Mertins Chiodini, Photo Editor March 27, 2024

  The Murray State Racers baseball team beat the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers in their annual rivalry game. With a total of four home runs...

The team surrounds graduate infielder Taylor Howell to celebrate his walk-off hoemrun.

PHOTOS: Baseball continues to shine at home

Rebeca Mertins Chiodini, Photo Editor March 19, 2024

The Racers baseball team continues to shine at home as they swept the Little Rock Trojans over their weekend series. The Racers are now 14-6 on the...

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...

Senior infielder Parker Estes hits his first home run of the season.

PHOTOS: Racers Baseball beats North Alabama

Kristopher Fister, Photographer February 28, 2024

The Racers beat North Alabama 8-1 on Tuesday with sophomore pitcher Ethan Lyke striking out five batters and only allowing one hit in the first six...

Junior infielder Carson Garner gets a hit against Purdue Fort Wayne. Garner hit two home runs during the series.

Baseball sweeps opening series against Purdue Fort-Wayne

Jonah Morgan, Staff Writer February 21, 2024

The Murray State baseball had their opening series this past weekend against the Mastodons of Purdue Fort Wayne, and it went exactly how the Racers hoped...

Sophomore infielder Riley Hawthorne gets a hit to bring the winning run home against Alabama A&M. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

Baseball splits pair of one-game matchups

Jakob Milani, Sports Editor April 20, 2023

Murray State baseball split a pair of one-game series, defeating Alabama A&M and losing to UT Martin on Tuesday, April 18, and Wednesday, April 19. Sophomore...

Sophomore infielder Riley Hawthorne catches a pop-fly against the SEMO Redhawks on Tuesday, April 4. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

Win over SEMO elevates baseball over .500

Jakob Milani, Sports Editor April 6, 2023

An 11-8 home win over SEMO on Tuesday, April 4, put the Murray State baseball team above the .500 win percentage mark for the season. It was a back-and-forth...

Junior outfielder Cade Sammons hits a single to bring junior infielder Drew Vogel home, giving the Racers a 1-0 lead. The Racers defeated the Northern Alabama Lions 9-6 on Tuesday, March 14. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

Baseball swings its way to road victory

Jakob Milani, Sports Editor March 16, 2023

After taking a weekend series over University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the Murray State baseball team picked up a win over University of North Alabama on...

Junior catcher Taylor Howell hits a home run in the first inning in game two against Kent State. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

Kent State sweeps Racers in two games

Jakob Milani, Sports Editor March 2, 2023

A two-game home series slipped through the Murray State baseball team’s fingers as they dropped back-to-back games to Kent State University on Tuesday,...

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