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World Baseball Classic schedule: United States takes on Japan in Championship Game

Our World Baseball Classic schedule page will offer up the daily rundown for the slate of games each day during the 2023 WBC.

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After five years away, the World Baseball Classic is back this year. And the event that brings together teams from around the world to find out which nation is the best at baseball kicked off on March 8.

Below you can find today’s games, the full schedule for the WBC, and some other key information for this year’s edition of the classic.

World Baseball Classic schedule: March 21

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There is one game on Monday’s World Baseball Classic schedule. It’s the championship of the WBC tournament, with the United States taking on Japan at 7:00 PM ET

What is the schedule for the World Baseball Classic in 2023?

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Below, you can get an advanced look at the upcoming games on the World Baseball Classic schedule. The event began on March 8 and will run through March 21.

Tuesday, March 21

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What is World Baseball Classic 2023?

World Baseball Classic 2023 is the latest edition of the tournament created by MLB to be the baseball version of what the World Cup is for soccer. As teams from around the world are formed to compete in a tournament to decide who is the best baseball nation in the world.

When does World Baseball Classic start?

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The World Baseball Classic schedule for 2023 kicks off on March 8 with a trio of games that take place in Taichung, Taiwan. However, Taiwan is just one of several locations for the diverse field of teams this year.

Where is World Baseball Classic 2023?

The 2023 World Baseball Classic schedule will take place in four different locations. Below you can find the quartet of locales that will serve as host cities for WBC games.

  • Taichung, Taiwan
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • Phoenix, Arizona
  • Miami, Florida

How many teams are in the World Baseball Classic?

For this year’s edition of the WBC, there will be four pools of teams with five squads in each. Featuring teams from North America, the Caribbean, Europe, South America, and the South Pacific. Below you can find all 20 World Baseball Classic teams.


  • Chinese Taipei
  • Netherlands
  • Cuba
  • Italy
  • Panama


  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Australia
  • China
  • Czech Republic

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  • USA
  • Mexico
  • Colombia
  • Canada
  • Great Britain


  • Puerto Rico
  • Venezuela
  • Dominican Rep.
  • Israel
  • Nicaragua
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