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2017 WBC sets records
USA blanks Puerto Rico to take WBC crown
Team USA & Samurai Japan meet in semis
Team PR walks off Team Netherlands in extras
Pool By Pool Summary
Dutch walk off vs. Taipei, advance to Round 2
Dutch hit 2 homers, hand Korea second loss
Israel routs Taipei, sprints to 2-0 Classic start
Israel beats host Korea in extras to open WBC '17
Israel runs the table to win Pool A
Cuba bounces back by cruising past China
Nakata's homer lifts Japan past Australia
Australia routs China, sets sights on Cuba
Despaigne's grand slam helps Cuba advance
Colombia bests Canada for 1st Classic win
Italy slugs early, stuns Mexico late with 5-run 9th
Lindor's homers put PR on brink of winning Pool D
Mexico edges Venezuela but out of Classic
Miggy, Odor spark Venezuela over Italy to advance
Classic start: Israel tops Cuba, still unbeaten
Big Sho: Nakata leads Japan past Dutch in 11
Yes in-Didi: Gregorius powers Dutch past Israel
Japan on verge of return to Classic semis
Next stop, LA: Japan reaches Classic semis
Molina spurs PR past DR to remain unbeaten
Elite 8th: Jones, Hosmer power USA rally
Long drives, strong pitching propel DR
PR tops Venezuela, heads to WBC '17 semis unbeaten
Sticks and Jones! USA flies over DR into Final 4
Unbeaten PR walks off vs. Netherlands to final
USA ousts Japan, in case you mist it!
American Beauty: USA dominates PR in final
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The World Baseball Classic is the premier international baseball tournament, sanctioned by the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC), as the sport’s official National Team World Championship, and features the best players in the world competing for their home countries and territories. More than 2.4 million fans from all over the world have attended the tournament games, held in March 2006, March 2009 and March 2013. Team Dominican Republic is the reigning World Baseball Classic Champion after going undefeated during its 2013 championship run. The upcoming World Baseball Classic will be played in March 2017 and will again feature the greatest baseball-playing nations in the world. The tournament will be held every four years thereafter.
World Baseball Classic, Inc. (WBCI) is a company created at the direction of Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) to operate the World Baseball Classic tournament.
The tournament, which is sanctioned by the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC), is supported by MLB, the MLBPA, Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB), the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO), their respective players associations and other leagues and players from around the world.