2017 World Baseball Classic schedule released
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The schedule for the 2017 World Baseball Classic was released on Tuesday.

Sixteen nations will compete from March 6-22, across three different continents and six stadiums, in the fourth installment of the tournament.

Israel and Korea kick off the games March 6 in Seoul, before the defending champion Dominican Republic begins its title defense March 9 against Canada.

Here is the full tournament schedule:

FIRST ROUND

POOL A: SEOUL

Date Time (ET) Matchup
March 6 5:00 A.M. Israel vs. Korea
March 7 10:30 P.M. Israel vs. Chinese Taipei
March 7 5:00 A.M. Netherlands vs. Korea
March 8 5:00 A.M. Chinese Taipei vs. Netherlands
March 9 10:30 P.M. Israel vs. Netherlands
March 9 5:00 A.M. Chinese Taipei vs. Korea
March 10 4:00 A.M. Play-in game if necessary

POOL B: TOKYO

Date Time (ET) Matchup
March 7 5:00 A.M. Cuba vs. Japan
March 8 10:00 P.M. China vs. Cuba
March 8 5:00 A.M. Australia vs. Japan
March 9 5:00 A.M. China vs. Australia
March 10 10:00 P.M. Australia vs. Cuba
March 10 5:00 A.M. China vs. Japan
March 11 5:00 A.M. Play-in game if necessary

POOL C: MIAMI

Date Time (ET) Matchup
March 9 6:00 P.M. Canada vs. Dominican Republic
March 10 6:00 P.M. Colombia vs. United States
March 11 12:00 P.M. Colombia vs. Canada
March 11 6:30 P.M. United States vs. Dominican Republic
March 12 12:30 P.M. Dominican Republic vs. Colombia
March 12 7:00 P.M. Canada vs. United States
March 13 6:00 P.M. Play-in game if necessary

POOL D: JALISCO, MEXICO

Date Time (ET) Matchup
March 9 9:00 P.M. Italy vs. Mexico
March 10 9:00 P.M. Venezuela vs. Puerto Rico
March 11 3:00 P.M. Venezuela vs. Italy
March 11 9:30 P.M. Puerto Rico vs. Mexico
March 12 3:30 P.M. Italy vs. Puerto Rico
March 12 10:00 P.M. Venezuela vs. Mexico
March 13 9:00 P.M. Play-in game if necessary

SECOND ROUND

POOL E: TOKYO

Date Time (ET) Matchup
March 12 10:00 P.M. Pool A Winner vs. Pool B TBD
March 12 6:00 A.M. Pool A Runner-up vs. Pool B TBD
March 13 6:00 A.M. Pool A Winner vs Pool A Runner-up
March 14 6:00 A.M. Pool B TBD vs. Pool B TBD
March 15 11:00 P.M. Pool A Runner-up vs. Pool B TBD
March 15 6:00 A.M. Pool A Winner vs. Pool B TBD
March 16 6:00 A.M. TBD vs TBD

POOL F: SAN DIEGO

Date Time (ET) Matchup
March 14 9:00 P.M. Pool C Winner vs. Pool D Winner
March 15 9:00 P.M. Pool C Runner-up vs. Pool D Runner-up
March 16 10:00 P.M. Pool C Winnder vs. Pool D Runner-up
March 17 10:00 P.M. Pool C Runner-up vs. Pool D Winner
March 18 3:30 P.M. Pool D Winner vs. Pool D Runner-up
March 18 10:00 P.M. Pool C Winner vs. Pool C Runner-up
March 19 8:00 P.M. TBD vs TBD

FINALS: LOS ANGELES

Date Time (ET) Matchup
March 20 9:00 P.M. Pool E Runner-up vs. Pool F Winner
March 21 9:00 P.M. Pool E Winner vs. Pool F Runner-up
March 22 9:00 P.M. Championship Game
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