Ball State baseball dropped the second game of it's Mid-American Conference-opening series against Kent State on Saturday.
Kent State needed a diving catch with the tying run on second base to seal the win.
Justin Wechsler was an All-MAC pitcher for Ball State before playing pro baseball and becoming a scout.
Ball State won the MAC West last year, while Kent State won the MAC East. Both were predicted to repeat in the MAC Preseason Poll.
The game-time temperature for Ball State baseball's 16-4 loss was 35 degrees, but Purdue's bats were anything but cold.