Ball State junior left handed pitcher Tyler Schwietzer delivers a pitch during the Cardinals 9-7 victory over Central Michigan in the 2022 MAC Baseball Championship Tournament in Muncie, Indiana, May 27, 2022. Schwietzer threw 143 pitches in eight innings with nine strikeouts. (Kyle Smedley/DN)

Cardinals defeat Chippewas and advance to the 2022 MAC Baseball Championship Tournament Championship Game

In their second game of the 2022 MAC Baseball Championship Tournament, the No. 1 seed Ball State Cardinals (40-17, 32-7 MAC) defeated the No. 2 seed Central Michigan Chippewas (39-17, 30-7 MAC) 9-7. The Cardinals are set to face the winner of May 28’s 10:30 a.m. game between Central Michigan and Toledo (33-24, 23-16 MAC) in the Championship Game at approximately 2:30 p.m. May 28. 




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Members of the Ball State baseball team watch their teammates on the feild from the dugout in the second game of Ball State's doubleheader against Eastern Michigan Mar. 14 at First Merchants Ballpark Complex.The Cardinals lost the first game of the day 4-2 but rallied for a nine run seventh inning in the second game, winning with a socre of 11-8. Eli Houser, DN
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First Ball State Baseball MAC Championship Tournament Game Postponed

Ball State Baseball's (38-17, 32-7 MAC) first Mid-American Conference (MAC) Championship Tournament game against Ohio (29-22, 21-15 MAC) has been postponed in the bottom of the first inning as the Cardinals lead 1-0. The contest has been tentatively rescheduled for 10 a.m. May 26 at Ball Diamond at First Merchant's Ballpark Complex in Muncie, Indiana.



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Baseball players huddle after the game against Bowling Green at the First Merchant Baseball Complex on March 19. Cardinals won 17-1. Jamie Howell, DN
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MAC Championship Tournament Preview: Ball State Baseball hopes to finish the job and earn first NCAA Regional bid since 2006

Ball State Baseball (38-17, 32-7 MAC) won the Mid-American Conference (MAC) Regular Season Championship, thus earning the right to host the MAC Championship Tournament. The winner of said tournament earns an automatic bid at the NCAA Regionals. The Cardinals are scheduled to face Ohio (29-22, 21-15 MAC) May 25 at 4 p.m. in their first game of the tournament. 



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