The World Baseball Classic is back.

It has been six years since the last WBC, when the United States won its first title in a victory against Puerto Rico in the final round. Starting on March 7 and running through March 21, the international tournament returns with the biggest stars in the sport across the world competing for the title in its fifth edition.

As the tournament draws nearer, fans will be looking for ways to watch the tournament, even without having a cable subscription to watch the games live on their TVs at home.

Here’s all you need to know to watch the World Baseball Classic games in the U.S. and Canada.

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World Baseball Classic live stream

There are several ways to watch the World Baseball Classic games in the U.S. without cable. Tubi will be the exclusive home of three games, while others can be seen at or the Fox Sports app (with a subscription). For those looking for other streaming services, fuboTV, Sling, Hulu + Live TV, YouTube TV and DirecTV Stream will each carry all the channels needed to watch the World Baseball Classic live in the United States.

Sportsnet will carry the games in Canada, with viewers having the option to stream the games with Sportsnet Now.

  • Tubi
  • 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 (U.S.) | Sportsnet, Sportsnet One, Sportsnet Now (Canada)

The World Baseball Classic will be carried by several different channels in the U.S., 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 full TV listings are not yet available. 

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World Baseball Classic schedule 2023

Note: All times are ET

Pool A (Chinese Taipei)

DateTimeMatchupChannel (US/CA)
March 711 p.m.Cuba vs. NetherlandsFS1/SN
March 86 a.m.Panama vs. Chinese TaipeiFS2/SN1
March 811 p.m. Panama vs. NetherlandsFS2/SN 
March 96 a.m.Italy vs. CubaTubi/SN Now
March 911:30 p.m.Cuba vs. PanamaFS1/SN
March 106 a.m.Italy vs. Chinese TaipeiTubi/SN Now
March 1011 p.m.Panama vs. ItalyFS1/SN
March 116 a.m.Netherlands vs. Chinese TaipeiFS2/SN Now
March 1111 p.m.Chinese Taipei vs. CubaFS2
March 127 a.m.Netherlands vs. ItalyFS2

Pool B (Tokyo)

DateTimeMatchupChannel (US/CA)
March 810 p.m.Australia vs. South KoreaFS1/SN Now
March 95 a.m.China vs. JapanFS2/SN1
March 910 p.m.Czech Republic vs. ChinaTubi/SN Now
March 105 a.m.Korea vs. JapanFS2/SN1
March 1010 p.m.China vs. AustraliaFS2/SN Now
March 115 a.m.Czech Republic vs. JapanFS1/SN1
March 1110 p.m.Czech Republic vs. KoreaFS1
March 126 a.m.Japan vs. AustraliaFS1
March 1211 p.m.Australia vs. Czech RepublicFS2
March 136 a.m.Korea vs. ChinaFS2

Pool C (Phoenix)

DateTimeMatchupChannel (US)
March 112:30 p.m.Colombia vs. MexicoFox
March 1110 p.m.Great Britain vs. USAFox
March 123 p.m.Great Britain vs. CanadaFS1
March 1210 p.m.Mexico vs. USAFS1
March 133 p.m.Colombia vs. Great BritainFS2
March 1310 p.m.Canada vs. USAFS1
March 143 p.m.Canada vs. ColombiaFS2
March 1410 p.m.Great Britain vs. MexicoFS1
March 153 p.m.Mexico vs. CanadaFS2
March 1510 p.m.USA vs. ColombiaFS1

Pool D (Miami)

DateTimeMatchupChannel (US)
March 1112 p.m.Nicaragua vs. Puerto RicoFS2
March 117 p.m.Dominican Republic vs. VenezuelaFS1
March 1212 p.m.Nicaragua vs. IsraelFS2
March 127 p.m.Venezuela vs. Puerto RicoFS1
March 1312 p.m.Dominican Republic vs. NicaraguaFS2
March 137 p.m.Israel vs. Puerto RicoFS1
March 1412 p.m.Nicaragua vs. VenezuelaFS2
March 147 p.m.Israel vs. Dominican RepublicFS2
March 1512 p.m.Venezuela vs. IsraelFS2
March 157 p.m.Puerto Rico vs. Dominican RepublicFS2

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DateTimeSiteMatchupChannel (US)
March 156 a.m.Tokyo Pool B runner-up vs. Pool A winnerFS2
March 166 a.m.Tokyo Pool A runner-up vs. Pool B winnerFS2
March 177 p.m.MiamiPool C runner-up vs. Pool D winnerFS1
March 187 p.m.MiamiPool D runner-up vs. Pool C winnerFox


DateTimeVenueMatchupChannel (US)
March 197 p.m.MiamiQuarterfinal 1 winner vs. Quarterfinal 3 winnerFS1
March 207 p.m.MiamiQuarterfinal 2 winner vs. Quarterfinal 4 winnerFS1


DateTimeVenueMatchupChannel (US)
March 217 p.m.MiamiSemifinal 1 winner vs. Semifinal 2 winnerFS1

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