Baseball Last Updated 11 hours ago 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 By Kyle Smedley 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.