2023 World Baseball Classic: Schedule, Dates, Teams, Times, TV Channel, Live Stream, Results, Odds

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The 2023 World Baseball Classic begins this week with the United States, Dominican Republic, Japan, Puerto Rico and more among the 20 teams competing for the title. The baseball version of the world championship is back for the first tournament since 2017 when Team USA won its first WBC championship. This version was originally scheduled to be played in 2021 but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The action begins on Wednesday, March 8 (technically the first pitch of the 2023 WBC Taiwan opener is March 7 at 11:00 p.m. ET), and there will be 47 games in total.

The championship game is scheduled for Tuesday, March 21 in Miami.

Many MLB stars are attending the event including Shohei Ohtani, Juan Soto, Julio Rodríguez, Francisco Lindor, Mike Trout and Trea Turner. Full squad rosters can be viewed here, and Here’s an introduction to the event from CBS Sports’ Mike Axisa.

Below, fans can find the full 2023 World Baseball Classic team roster along with the full schedule and odds.

2023 World Baseball Classic teams

Pool A (Group Match in Taichung, Taiwan)

  • Chinese Taipei
  • Cuba
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Panama

Pool B (group match in Tokyo, Japan)

  • Australia
  • China
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Czech Republic

Pool C (group game in Phoenix, Arizona)

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

Pool D (group game in Miami, Florida)

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

World Baseball Classic 2023 schedule

All games on Fox, FS1 and FS2 can be streamed on fuboTV (try for free).

(All times Easter)

Tuesday March 7th

  • Netherlands vs. Cuba, 11pm, FS1

Wednesday March 8th

  • Chinese Taipei vs. Panama, 6am FS2
  • Korea vs Australia 10pm FS2
  • Netherlands vs. Panama, 11pm, FS2

Thursday, March 9th

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

Friday March 10th

  • Japan vs. Korea, 5am FS2
  • Chinese Taipei vs. Italy, 6am, Tubi
  • Australia vs China 10pm FS2
  • Italy vs Panama, 11pm, FS1

Saturday March 11th

  • Japan vs Czech Republic, 5am FS1
  • Chinese Taipei vs. Netherlands, 6am 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, 10pm, FS1
  • Cuba vs. Chinese Taipei, 11pm, FS2

Sunday March 12th

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

Monday March 13th

  • China vs. Korea, 6am FS2
  • Nicaragua vs. Dominican Republic, 12pm, FS2
  • Great Britain vs Colombia, 3pm, FS2
  • Puerto Rico vs. Israel, 7 p.m. FS1
  • United States vs Canada, 10pm, FS1

Tuesday March 14th

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

Wednesday March 15th

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

Thursday March 16th

  • TBD vs. TBD (Quarterfinals), 6am FS2

Friday March 17th

  • TBD vs. TBD (Quarterfinals), 7 p.m., FS1

Saturday March 18th

  • TBD vs. TBD (Quarterfinals), 7 p.m., Fox

Sunday March 19th

  • TBD vs. TBD (semifinals), 7 p.m., FS1

Monday, March 20th

  • TBD vs. TBD (semifinals), 7 p.m., FS1

Tuesday March 21st

  • TBD vs. TBD (Championship Match), 7pm, FS1

2023 World Baseball Classic Odds

(via Caesars Sportsbook Feb. 23)

  • Dominican Republic: +200
  • United States: +250
  • Japan: +280
  • Puerto Rico: +650
  • Venezuela: +1000
  • Korea: +1200
  • Cuba: +1600
  • Mexico: +1800
  • Canada: +3500
  • Netherlands: +4000
  • Chinese Taipei: +4000
  • Panama: +6000
  • Israel: +10000
  • Great Britain: +10000
  • Australia: +10000
  • Colombia: +10000
  • Italy: +15000
  • Nicaragua: +15000
  • China: +25000
  • Czech Republic: +30000

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