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How to watch the 2023 World Baseball Classic: Finals, TV, schedule, dates
World Baseball Classic

How to watch the 2023 World Baseball Classic: Finals, TV, schedule, dates

Updated Mar. 21, 2023 9:54 a.m. ET

The 2023 World Baseball Classic begins next week, and FOX is the exclusive TV home for the global baseball event!

Team USA won the last WBC in 2017 and is in Pool C with Mexico, Colombia, Canada and Great Britain for this rendition of the tournament.

Here's how to watch the fifth installment of the WBC, as well as pertinent details regarding the Classic.

When does the World Baseball Classic begin?

  • The WBC starts March 7, as the Netherlands faces Cuba at 11 p.m. ET on FS1.
  • The games span from March 7-21.

Where can I watch the World Baseball Classic? What channel is it on?

  • The 47 games will be spread out across FOX, FS1, FS2, FOX Deportes and Tubi. All games can also be streamed online on the FOX Sports app.

How can I watch the WBC Championship?

The World Baseball Classic Final will be played on March 21, 2023, at 7 p.m. on FS1.


Can I stream the World Baseball Classic?

  • All games will be streamed online on the FOX Sports app and Any streaming service that carries the FOX channels mentioned above can also watch the games.
  • 3 games will be available to stream on Tubi. This includes Italy vs. Cuba (3/9), Czech Republic vs. China (3/9), Italy vs. Chinese Taipei (3/10)

What teams are playing in the World Baseball Classic?

Pool A - Group play in Taichung, Taiwan

  • Chinese Taipei
  • Cuba
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Panama

Pool B - Group play in Tokyo, Japan

  • Australia
  • China
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Czech Republic

Pool C - Group play in Phoenix, Arizona

  • Canada
  • Colombia
  • Great Britain
  • Mexico
  • United States

Pool D - Group play in Miami, Florida

  • Dominican Republic
  • Israel
  • Nicaragua
  • Puerto Rico
  • Venezuela

Where will the games be played?

There are four locations for the WBC: 

  • Tokyo Dome (Japan)
  • Taichung Intercontinental Stadium Taipei Dome (Taiwan)
  • Chase Field (Phoenix)
  • LoanDepot Park (Miami)

What is the full WBC schedule?

(All times ET - Games on FS1, FS2, Tubi, or FOX)

Pool A — Taichung Intercontinental Stadium Taipei Dome (Taiwan)

Pool B — Tokyo Dome (Japan)

Pool C — Chase Field (Phoenix)

Pool D — LoanDepot Park (Miami)


Semifinals - LoanDepot Park (Miami)

Championship - LoanDepot Park (Miami)

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