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2017 World Baseball Classic Schedule and Scores

The 2017 World Baseball Classic schedule was unveiled Tuesday, with action set to begin on March 6 in Seoul, South Korea.

Two-time champion Japan begins play the next day against Cuba at the Tokyo Dome. The United States begins play on March 10 in Miami against Colombia. The first round is a round-robin format, with the top two teams at each site advancing to the second round, which will be played at the Tokyo Dome and Petco Park from March 12-16.

The winners and runners-up then advance to the finals at Dodger Stadium from March 20-22.

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First Round (Round Robin)LocalEastern
Pool Ain SeoulMarch 6Israel 2, Korea 1 (10 innings)6:30 p.m.4:30 a.m.
IsraelMarch 7Israel 15, Taiwan 712 p.m.10 p.m. (Mon)
KoreaMarch 7Netherlands 5, Korea 06:30 p.m.4:30 a.m.
NetherlandsMarch 8Netherlands 6, Taiwan 56:30 p.m.4:30 a.m.
TaiwanMarch 9Israel 4, Netherlands 212 p.m.10 p.m. (Thu.)
March 9Korea 11, Taiwan 8 (10 innings)6:30 p.m.4:30 a.m.
Pool Bin Tokyo
AustraliaMarch 7Japan 11, Cuba 67 p.m.5 a.m.
ChinaMarch 8Cuba 6, China 0Noon10 p.m. (Wed)
CubaMarch 8Japan 4, Australia 17 p.m.5 a.m.
JapanMarch 9Australia 11, China 0 (8 innings)7 p.m.5 a.m.
March 10Cuba 4, Australia 3Noon10 p.m. (Thu)
March 10Japan 7, China 17 p.m.5 a.m.
Pool Cin Miami
CanadaMarch 9Dominican Republic 9, Canada 26 p.m.6 p.m.
ColombiaMarch 10United States 3, Colombia 2 (10 innings)6 p.m.6 p.m.
Dominican RepublicMarch 11Colombia 4, Canada 1NoonNoon
United StatesMarch 11Dominican Republic 7, United States 56:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
March 12Dominican Republic 10, Colombia 3 (11 innings)12:30 p.m.12:30 p.m.
March 12United States 8, Canada 07 p.m.7 p.m.
Pool Din Jalisco
ItalyMarch 9Italy 10, Mexico 98 p.m.9 p.m.
MexicoMarch 10Puerto Rico 11, Venezuela 08 p.m.9 p.m.
Puerto RicoMarch 11Venezuela 11, Italy 10 (10 innings)2 p.m.3 p.m.
VenezuelaMarch 11Puerto Rico 9, Mexico 48:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
March 12Puerto Rico 9, Italy 31:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
March 12Mexico 11, Venezuela 98 p.m.10 p.m.
March 13Venezuela 4, Italy 37 p.m.9 p.m.
Pool Ein TokyoSecond Round (Round Robin)
IsraelMarch 12Israel 4, Cuba 1Noon10 p.m. (Sat)
NetherlandsMarch 12Japan 8, Netherlands 6, 11 innings7 p.m.6 a.m.
JapanMarch 13Netherlands 12, Israel 27 p.m.6 a.m.
CubaMarch 14Japan 8, Cuba 57 p.m.6 a.m.
March 15Netherlands 14, Cuba 1Noon11 p.m. (Tue)
March 15Japan 8, Israel 37 p.m.6 a.m.
Pool Fin San Diego
Pool C Winner, Pool C Runner-Up, Pool D Winner, Pool D Runner-Up
March 14Puerto Rico 3, Dominican Republic 16 p.m.9 p.m.
March 15United States 4, Venezuela 26 p.m.9 p.m.
March 16Dominican Republic 3, Venezuela 07 p.m.10 p.m.
March 17Puerto Rico 6, United States 57 p.m.10 p.m.
March 18Puerto Rico 13, Venezuela 212:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
March 18United States 6, Dominican Republic 37 p.m.10 p.m.
Finalsin Los AngelesChampionship Round (Single elimination)
Pool E Winner, Pool E Runner-Up, Pool F Winner, Pool F Runner-Up
March 20Semifinal 1: Puerto Rico 4, Netherlands 3, 11 innings6 p.m.9 p.m.
March 21Semifinal 2: United States 2, Japan 16 p.m.9 p.m.
March 22Championship game: U.S. 8, Puerto Rico 06 p.m.9 p.m.

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