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Saturday, March 18, 2017

The Netherlands to face Puerto Rico in WBC 1/2 finals

The Netherlands know their opponent in the World Baseball Classic semi-finals.

The Dutch are going to face 2013 WBC finalist and so far undefeated Puerto Rico on Tuesday at 5.00am. Japan will face USA in the other semi-final on Tuesday night.

Live streaming is available in Europe on Perform/DAZN for Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Fox Sports for Italy, San Marino, The Netherlands, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Malta and Israel and on BT Sport in UK & Ireland.

The Netherlands' schedule All dates are CET

  • First round:
  • - W 5-0 vs South Korea on Tuesday March 7th (boxscore)
  • - W 6-5 vs Chinese Taipei on Wednesday March 8th (boxscore)
  • - L 4-2 vs Israel on Thursday March 9th (boxscore)
  • Second round:
  • - L 8-6 vs Japan on Sunday March the 9th (boxscore)
  • - W 12-2 vs Israel on Monday March the 13th (boxscore)
  • - W 14-1 vs Cuba on Wednesday March the 15th (boxscore)
  • Championship round:
  • - vs Puerto Rico on Tuesday March 20th at 5.00am
  • - if qualified, Championship Game on Thursday March 22 at 5.00am


Israel's schedule
  • First round:
  • - W 2-1 vs South Korea on Monday March 6th (boxscore)
  • - W 15-7 vs Chinese Taipei on Tuesday March 7th (boxscore)
  • - W 4-2 vs The Netherlands on Thursday March 9th (boxscore)
  • Second round:
  • - W 4-1 vs Cuba on Sunday March the 12th (boxscore)
  • - L 12-2 vs The Netherlands on Monday March the 13th (boxscore)
  • - L 8-3 vs Japan on Wednesday March the 15th (boxscore)


Italy's schedule

  • First round:
  • - W 9-8 vs Mexico on Friday March 10th (boxscore)
  • - L 11-10 vs Venezuela Saturday March (boxcore)
  • - L 9-3 vs Puerto Rico on Sunday March 12th (boxscore)
  • - L tie-break 4-3 vs Venezuela on Monday March 13th (boxscore)


Standings

  • Pool A (first round):
  • - Israel 3-0
  • - The Netherlands 2-1
  • - South Korea 1-2
  • - Chinese Taipei 0-3


  • Pool D (first round):
  • - Puerto Rico 3-0
  • - Venezuela 2-2
  • - Italy 1-3
  • - Mexico 1-2


  • Pool E (second round):
  • - Japan 3-0
  • - The Netherlands 2-1
  • - Israel 1-2
  • - Cuba 0-3

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