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WBC 2017: Bracket, Thursday’s Schedule, and Results

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Team USA was victorious, tonight the D.R. hopes to bounce back from their first defeat

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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

Second Round

WBC POOL E RESULTS

DATE TEAM vs. TEAM VENUE
DATE TEAM vs. TEAM VENUE
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

RANK TEAM W L
RANK TEAM W L
1 JAPAN - ADVANCED 3 0
2 NETHERLANDS - ADVANCED 2 1
3 ISRAEL 1 2
4 CUBA 0 3

WBC POOL F SCHEDULE AND RESULTS

DATE TEAM vs. TEAM TIME VENUE
DATE TEAM vs. TEAM TIME VENUE
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

RANK TEAM W L
RANK TEAM W L
1 UNITED STATES 1 0
2 PUERTO RICO 1 0
3 DOMINCAN REPUBLIC 0 1
4 VENEZUELA 0 1

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.