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2023 World Baseball Classic Schedule and Scores


The 2023 World Baseball Classic is underway.

The tournament expanded to 20 teams this year and underwent a format change to accomodate the expansion. Teams will now play four games in pool play, compared to three games in previous editions of the WBC. The second round is now single-elimination as opposed to a round robin.

Pool play took place in Taichung, Taiwan; Tokyo; Phoenix and Miami. Quarterfinals are in Tokyo and Miami and the semifinals and finals will take place at Miami's loanDepot Park from March 19-21.

First Round (Round Robin)
Pool Ain TaichungTime (EST)TV
CubaMarch 7Netherlands 4, Cuba 211 p.m.FS1
ItalyMarch 8Panama 12, Taiwan 56 a.m.FS2
NetherlandsMarch 8Netherlands 3, Panama 111 p.m.FS2
PanamaMarch 9Italy 6, Cuba 3 (10)6 a.m.Tubi
TaiwanMarch 9Cuba 13, Panama 411:30 p.m.FS1
March 10Taiwan 11, Italy 76 a.m.Tubi
March 10Panama 2, Italy 011 p.m.FS1
March 11Taiwan 9, Netherlands 56 a.m.FS2
March 11Cuba 7, Taiwan 111 p.m.FS2
March 12Italy 7, Netherlands 17 a.m.FS2
Pool Bin Tokyo
AustraliaMarch 8Australia 8, South Korea 710 p.m.FS1
ChinaMarch 9Japan 8, China 15 a.m.FS1
Czech RepublicMarch 9Czech Republic 8, China 510 p.m.Tubi
JapanMarch 10Japan 13, South Korea 45 a.m.FS1
South KoreaMarch 10Australia 12, China 2 (7)10 p.m.FS2
March 11Japan 10, Czech Republic 25 a.m.FS1
March 11South Korea 7, Czech Republic 310 p.m.FS1
March 12Japan 7, Australia 16 a.m.FS1
March 12Australia 8, Czech Republic 311 p.m.FS2
March 13Korea 22, China 26 a.m.FS2
Pool Cin Phoenix
CanadaMarch 11Colombia 5, Mexico 4 (10)2:30 p.m.Fox
ColombiaMarch 11United States 6, Great Britain 29 p.m.Fox
Great BritainMarch 12Canada 18, Great Britain 8 (7)3 p.m.FS1
MexicoMarch 12Mexico 11, United States 510 p.m.FS1
United StatesMarch 13Great Britain 7, Colombia 53 p.m.FS2
March 13United States 12, Canada 1 (7)10 p.m.FS1
March 14Canada 5, Colombia 03 p.m.FS2
March 14Mexico 2, Great Britain 110 p.m.FS1
March 15Mexico 10, Canada 33 p.m.FS2
March 15United States 3, Colombia 210 p.m.FS1
Pool Din Miami
Dominican RepublicMarch 11Puerto Rico 9, Nicaragua 1NoonFS2
IsraelMarch 11Venezuela 5, Dominican Republic 17 p.m.FS1
Puerto RicoMarch 12Israel 3, Nicaragua 1NoonFS2
NicaraguaMarch 12Venezuela 9, Puerto Rico 67 p.m.FS1
VenezuelaMarch 13Dominican Republic 6, Nicaragua 1NoonFS2
March 13Puerto Rico 10, Israel 0 (8)7 p.m.FS1
March 14Venezuela 4, Nicaragua 1NoonFS2
March 14Dominican Republic 10, Israel 0 (7)7 p.m.FS1
March 15Venezuela 5, Israel 1NoonFS2
March 15Puerto Rico 5, Dominican Republic 27 p.m.FS1
Quarterfinals 1in TokyoSecond Round (Single Elimination)
Pool A Winner, Pool A Runner-Up, Pool B Winner, Pool B Runner-Up
Game 1March 15Cuba 4, Australia 36 a.m.FS2
Game 2March 16Japan 9, Italy 36 a.m.FS2
Quarterfinals 2in Miami
Pool C Winner, Pool C Runner-Up, Pool D Winner, Pool D Runner-Up 
Game 3March 17Mexico 5, Puerto Rico 47 p.m.FS1
Game 4March 18United States 9, Venezuela 77 p.m.Fox
Finalsin MiamiChampionship Round (Single Elimination)
Game 1 winner, Game 2 winner, Game 3 winner, Game 4 winner 
March 19Semifinal 1: United States 14, Cuba 27 p.m.FS1
March 20Semifinal 2: Japan 6, Mexico 57 p.m.FS1
March 21Championship game: Japan 3, United States 27 p.m.FS1
Ohtani Celebration

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Shohei Ohtani struck out Mike Trout for the final out to give Japan a 3-2 win over Team USA in the World Baseball Classic championship game.


Pool A
(Mar 7-12)
Kingdom of the Netherlands22.500-1319-6
Chinese Taipei22.500-2631-5
Pool B
(Mar 8-13)
Czech Republic13.25031630-14
Pool C
(Mar 11-15)
x-United States31.667-261610
Great Britain13.25021831-13
Pool D
(Mar 11-15)
x-Puerto Rico31.7501301218
Dominican Republic22.500219118
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