Nothing across the board for Ball State in the first, Reuben Church singles to center and John Rhodes scores to get the Cats on the board first as they lead 1-0 after the first. Ball State ties things up in the sixth after Chase Sebby is hit by a pitch, and Noah Navarro scores. Nick Powell walks and Zach Cole scores to take the lead. Cardinals score two more, but Kentucky scores a run as well. Cats trail 4-2 after sixth. Austin Schultz doubles and Kirk Liebert scores a run in the eighth.
Final Ball State 4, Kentucky 3
Ball State will take the series over Kentucky 2-1. Kentucky hosts WKU at Kentucky Proud Park on Tuesday.