World Baseball Classic Schedule

The 2023 World Baseball Classic gets started Tuesday night in a matchup between Cuba and the Netherlands. Over the next several weeks, the United States, Dominican Republic, Japan, Puerto Rico and more will compete for the title. Baseball’s version of the World Cup is back for the first tournament since 2017, when Team USA won its first WBC championship. This version was originally supposed to be played in 2021 but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Action gets started on Wednesday, March 8 (technically first pitch of the 2023 WBC opener in Taiwan will take place at 11 p.m. ET on March 7), and there will be a total of 47 games. 

2023 World Baseball Classic teams
Pool A (Group play in Taichung, Taiwan)

Chinese Taipei
Pool B (Group play in Tokyo, Japan)

Czech Republic
Pool C (Group play in Phoenix, Arizona)

Great Britain
United States
Pool D (Group play in Miami, Florida)

Dominican Republic
Puerto Rico

Tuesday, March 7

Netherlands vs. Cuba, 11 p.m., FS1
Wednesday, March 8

Chinese Taipei vs. Panama, 6 a.m., FS2
Korea vs. Australia, 10 p.m., FS1
Netherlands vs. Panama, 11 p.m., FS2
Thursday, March 9

Japan vs. China, 5 a.m., FS2
Cuba vs. Italy, 6 a.m., Tubi
China vs. Czech Republic, 10 p.m., Tubi
Panama vs. Cuba, 11:30 p.m., FS1
Friday, March 10

Japan vs. Korea, 5 a.m., FS2
Chinese Taipei vs. Italy, 6 a.m., Tubi
Australia vs. China, 10 p.m., FS2
Italy vs. Panama, 11 p.m., FS1
Saturday, March 11

Japan vs. Czech Republic, 5 a.m., FS1
Chinese Taipei vs. Netherlands, 6 a.m., FS2
Puerto Rico vs. Nicaragua, 12 p.m., FS2
Mexico vs. Colombia, 2:30 p.m., Fox
Venezuela vs. Dominican Republic, 7 p.m., FS1
United States vs. Great Britain, 9 p.m., Fox
Korea vs. Czech Republic, 10 p.m., FS1
Cuba vs. Chinese Taipei, 11 p.m., FS2
Sunday, March 12

Australia vs. Japan, 6 a.m., FS1
Italy vs. Netherlands, 7 a.m., FS2
Israel vs. Nicaragua, 12 p.m., FS2
Canada vs. Great Britain, 3 p.m., FS1
Puerto Rico vs. Venezuela, 7 p.m., FS1
United States vs. Mexico, 10 p.m., FS1
Czech Republic vs. Australia, 11 p.m., FS2
Monday, March 13

China vs. Korea, 6 a.m., FS2
Nicaragua vs. Dominican Republic, 12 p.m., FS2
Great Britain vs. Colombia, 3 p.m., FS2
Puerto Rico vs. Israel, 7 p.m., FS1
United States vs. Canada, 10 p.m., FS1
Tuesday, March 14

Venezuela vs. Nicaragua, 12 p.m., FS2
Colombia vs. Canada, 3 p.m., FS2
Dominican Republic vs. Israel, 7 p.m., FS2
Mexico vs. Great Britain, 10 p.m., FS1
Wednesday, March 15

TBD vs. TBD (quarterfinals), 6 a.m., FS2
Israel vs. Venezuela, 12 p.m., FS2
Canada vs. Mexico, 3 p.m., FS2
Dominican Republic vs. Puerto Rico, 7 p.m., FS2
Colombia vs. United States, 10 p.m., FS1

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