The World Baseball Classic is back.
It has been six years since the last WBC, when the USA won its first title in a victory over Puerto Rico in the final round. Kicking off on March 7 and running until March 21, the international tournament returns with the biggest stars in the sport around the world competing for the title in its fifth edition.
As the tournament approaches, fans will be looking for ways to watch the tournament even without having a cable subscription to watch the games live on their TV at home.
Here’s everything you need to know to watch the World Baseball Classic games in the US and Canada.
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World Baseball Classic live stream
There are several ways to watch the World Baseball Classic games in the US without cable. Tubi will be the exclusive home of three games, while others can be viewed on FoxSports.com or the Fox Sports app (with subscription). For those looking for other streaming services, fuboTV, Sling, Hulu + Live TV, YouTube TV and DirecTV Stream will each have all the channels needed to watch the World Baseball Classic live in the US.
Sportsnet will carry the games in Canada, with viewers having the option to stream the games with Sportsnet Now.
- The Fox Sports app
- fuboTV (free trial)
- Sling (Free Trial)
- Hulu + Live TV
- YouTubeTV (Free Trial)
- DirecTV Stream
What channel is the World Baseball Classic on?
- TV channel: Fox, FS1, FS2, Fox Deportes (USA) | Sportsnet, Sportsnet One, Sportsnet Now (Canada)
The World Baseball Classic will be carried by several different channels in the United States, all in the Fox family of networks, including Fox, FS1 and FS2.
In Canada, Sportsnet will handle the broadcast of the World Baseball Classic. It will be carried on Sportsnet, Sportsnet One and Sportsnet Now, but the full TV listing is not yet available.
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2023 World Baseball Classic Schedule
Note: All times are ET
Pool A (Chinese Taipei)
|March 7||11 p.m||Cuba against the Netherlands||FS1/SN|
|March 8||at 6 in the morning||Panama vs Chinese Taipei||FS2/SN1|
|March 8||11 p.m||Panama vs Netherlands||FS2/SN|
|March 9||at 6 in the morning||Italy vs Cuba||Tubi/SN now|
|March 9||11:30 p.m||Cuba vs. Panama||FS1/SN|
|March 10||at 6 in the morning||Italy vs Chinese Taipei||Tubi/SN now|
|March 10||11 p.m||Panama vs Italy||FS1/SN|
|11th of March||at 6 in the morning||Netherlands vs. Chinese Taipei||FS2/SN now|
|11th of March||11 p.m||Chinese Taipei vs. Cuba||FS2|
|March 12||07.00||The Netherlands against Italy||FS2|
Pool B (Tokyo)
|March 8||10 p.m||Australia vs South Korea||FS1/SN now|
|March 9||5 in the morning||China vs Japan||FS2/SN1|
|March 9||10 p.m||Czech Republic vs. China||Tubi/SN now|
|March 10||5 in the morning||Korea vs. Japan||FS2/SN1|
|March 10||10 p.m||China vs Australia||FS2/SN now|
|11th of March||5 in the morning||Czech Republic vs. Japan||FS1/SN1|
|11th of March||10 p.m||Czech Republic vs. Korea||FS1|
|March 12||at 6 in the morning||Japan vs Australia||FS1|
|March 12||11 p.m||Australia vs Czech Republic||FS2|
|13 March||at 6 in the morning||Korea vs. China||FS2|
Pool C (Phoenix)
|11th of March||2:30 p.m||Colombia vs. Mexico||Fox|
|11th of March||10 p.m||Great Britain vs. USA||Fox|
|March 12||15:00||Great Britain vs. Canada||FS1|
|March 12||10 p.m||Mexico vs. USA||FS1|
|13 March||15:00||Colombia vs Great Britain||FS2|
|13 March||10 p.m||Canada vs. USA||FS1|
|March 14||15:00||Canada vs. Colombia||FS2|
|March 14||10 p.m||Great Britain v Mexico||FS1|
|March 15||15:00||Mexico vs. Canada||FS2|
|March 15||10 p.m||USA vs Colombia||FS1|
Pool D (Miami)
|11th of March||12.00||Nicaragua vs. Puerto Rico||FS2|
|11th of March||19.00||Dominican Republic vs. Venezuela||FS1|
|March 12||12.00||Nicaragua vs Israel||FS2|
|March 12||19.00||Venezuela vs. Puerto Rico||FS1|
|13 March||12.00||Dominican Republic vs. Nicaragua||FS2|
|13 March||19.00||Israel vs. Puerto Rico||FS1|
|March 14||12.00||Nicaragua vs Venezuela||FS2|
|March 14||19.00||Israel vs. The Dominican Republic||FS2|
|March 15||12.00||Venezuela vs. Israel||FS2|
|March 15||19.00||Puerto Rico vs. The Dominican Republic||FS2|
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|Date||Time||The website||Matchups||Channel (US)|
|March 15||at 6 in the morning||Tokyo||Pool B comes second against Pool A wins||FS2|
|March 16||at 6 in the morning||Tokyo||Second place in pool A vs. winner of pool B||FS2|
|17th of March||19.00||Miami||Pool C comes second against Pool D wins||FS1|
|March 18||19.00||Miami||Second place in pool D vs. winner of pool C||Fox|
|March 19th||19.00||Miami||Winner of quarter-final 1 vs. winner of quarter final 3||FS1|
|March 20||19.00||Miami||Winner of quarter final 2 vs. winner of quarter final 4||FS1|
|21st of March||19.00||Miami||Winner of semi-final 1 vs. winner of semi-final 2||FS1|