The World Baseball Classic marches on as the finals approach.
Last night, Team USA defeated Team Venezuela, 4-2. Scott recapped the game here.
Former Rays starting pitcher, Drew Smyly had a very nice game as he dueled against Felix Hernandez. Adam Jones and Eric Hosmer provided the big blows for Team USA as a three run eighth inning propelled them to victory.
Scheduled WBC Action for Thursday, March 16th, 2017
Venezuela vs. Dominican Republic
Time - 10pm EST
TV - MLB Network or MLB.tv
Location - San Diego
Full World Baseball Classic Schedule, Results, and Standings
WBC POOL E RESULTS
|3/11||CUBA - 1||ISRAEL - 4||TOKYO|
|3/12||JAPAN - 8||NETHERLANDS - 6||TOKYO|
|3/13||NETHERLANDS - 12||ISRAEL - 2||TOKYO|
|3/14||CUBA - 5||JAPAN - 8||TOKYO|
|3/14||NETHERLANDS - 14||CUBA - 1||TOKYO|
|3/15||ISRAEL - 3||JAPAN - 8||TOKYO|
WBC POOL E STANDINGS
|1||JAPAN - ADVANCED||3||0|
|2||NETHERLANDS - ADVANCED||2||1|
WBC POOL F SCHEDULE AND RESULTS
|3/14||DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - 1||vs.||PUERTO RICO - 3||PETCO PARK|
|3/15||VENEZUELA - 2||vs.||UNITED STATES - 4||PETCO PARK|
|3/16||VENEZUELA - 0||vs.||DOMINCAN REPUBLIC - 3||PETCO PARK|
|3/17||UNITED STATES||vs.||PUERTO RICO||10:00 PM||PETCO PARK|
|3/18||PUERTO RICO||vs.||VENEZUELA||3:30 PM||PETCO PARK|
|3/18||UNITED STATES||vs.||DOMINCAN REPUBLIC||10:00 PM||PETCO PARK|
|3/19||TBD||vs.||TBD||6:00 PM||PETCO PARK|
WBC POOL F STANDINGS
The two top teams from Pool F will advances to the Semi-Finals where Japan and the Netherlands teams are waiting to take them on.
The top team from Pool F will take on the Netherlands while the runner-up will play against Japan.
The Semi-Finals and Finals will take place from March 20th to March 22nd with the games being played at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. A game will be played on each of those days with the two Semi-Final games happening on the 20th & 21st and the victors will move on to play each other on the 22nd to finish the tournament.