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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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Team USA's Pool Play Finale Canceled Due To Rain, Lightning

Team USA led Puerto Rico, 6-1, in the fourth inning on Thursday when the game was canceled due to rain and lightning in the area.

      First Round (Round Robin) Local Eastern
Pool A in Seoul March 6 Israel 2, Korea 1 (10 innings) 6:30 p.m. 4:30 a.m.
Israel   March 7 Israel 15, Taiwan 7 12 p.m. 10 p.m. (Mon)
Korea   March 7 Netherlands 5, Korea 0 6:30 p.m. 4:30 a.m.
Netherlands   March 8 Netherlands 6, Taiwan 5 6:30 p.m. 4:30 a.m.
Taiwan   March 9 Israel 4, Netherlands 2 12 p.m. 10 p.m. (Thu.)
    March 9 Korea 11, Taiwan 8 (10 innings) 6:30 p.m. 4:30 a.m.
Pool B in Tokyo        
Australia   March 7 Japan 11, Cuba 6 7 p.m. 5 a.m.
China   March 8 Cuba 6, China 0 Noon 10 p.m. (Wed)
Cuba   March 8 Japan 4, Australia 1 7 p.m. 5 a.m.
Japan   March 9 Australia 11, China 0 (8 innings) 7 p.m. 5 a.m.
    March 10 Cuba 4, Australia 3 Noon 10 p.m. (Thu)
    March 10 Japan 7, China 1 7 p.m. 5 a.m.
Pool C in Miami        
Canada   March 9 Dominican Republic 9, Canada 2 6 p.m. 6 p.m.
Colombia   March 10 United States 3, Colombia 2 (10 innings) 6 p.m. 6 p.m.
Dominican Republic   March 11 Colombia 4, Canada 1 Noon Noon
United States   March 11 Dominican Republic 7, United States 5 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m.
    March 12 Dominican Republic 10, Colombia 3 (11 innings) 12:30 p.m. 12:30 p.m.
    March 12 United States 8, Canada 0 7 p.m. 7 p.m.
Pool D in Jalisco        
Italy   March 9 Italy 10, Mexico 9 8 p.m. 9 p.m.
Mexico   March 10 Puerto Rico 11, Venezuela 0 8 p.m. 9 p.m.
Puerto Rico   March 11 Venezuela 11, Italy 10 (10 innings) 2 p.m. 3 p.m.
Venezuela   March 11 Puerto Rico 9, Mexico 4 8:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
    March 12 Puerto Rico 9, Italy 3 1:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m.
    March 12 Mexico 11, Venezuela 9 8 p.m. 10 p.m.
    March 13 Venezuela 4, Italy 3 7 p.m. 9 p.m.
Pool E in Tokyo   Second Round (Round Robin)    
Israel   March 12 Israel 4, Cuba 1 Noon 10 p.m. (Sat)
Netherlands   March 12 Japan 8, Netherlands 6, 11 innings 7 p.m. 6 a.m.
Japan   March 13 Netherlands 12, Israel 2 7 p.m. 6 a.m.
Cuba   March 14 Japan 8, Cuba 5 7 p.m. 6 a.m.
    March 15 Netherlands 14, Cuba 1 Noon 11 p.m. (Tue)
    March 15 Japan 8, Israel 3 7 p.m. 6 a.m.
Pool F in San Diego        
Pool C Winner, Pool C Runner-Up, Pool D Winner, Pool D Runner-Up
    March 14 Puerto Rico 3, Dominican Republic 1 6 p.m. 9 p.m.
    March 15 United States 4, Venezuela 2 6 p.m. 9 p.m.
    March 16 Dominican Republic 3, Venezuela 0 7 p.m. 10 p.m.
    March 17 Puerto Rico 6, United States 5 7 p.m. 10 p.m.
    March 18 Puerto Rico 13, Venezuela 2 12:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m.
    March 18 United States 6, Dominican Republic 3 7 p.m. 10 p.m.
Finals in Los Angeles   Championship Round (Single elimination)    
Pool E Winner, Pool E Runner-Up, Pool F Winner, Pool F Runner-Up
    March 20 Semifinal 1: Puerto Rico 4, Netherlands 3, 11 innings 6 p.m. 9 p.m.
    March 21 Semifinal 2: United States 2, Japan 1 6 p.m. 9 p.m.
    March 22 Championship game: U.S. 8, Puerto Rico 0 6 p.m. 9 p.m.

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