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All games of "2017 WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC™" to be live broadcasted on J SPORTS as well as other games such as warm-up games

February 10, 2017

 All games of "2017 WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC™" which begins in March will be live broadcasted on J SPORTS. In addition, SAMURAI JAPAN warm-up games which will be played to prepare for the tournament and SAMURAI JAPAN send-off matches, WBC warm-up games will also be broadcasted on J SPORTS.
 The tournament is held once in four years and many intense games were played. Do not miss fierce games each country plays aiming at the world champions.

※Broadcast time can be changed.
※Please check out the tournament page for the broadcast schedule of all the other games.

J SPORTS SAMURAI JAPAN Broadcast Schedule

J SPORTS

SAMURAI JAPAN Training Camp
AirdateTimeProgram ContentsChannel
February 23(Thur) 9:30 SAMURAI JAPAN Training Camp J SPORTS 4
February 24(Fri) 9:30 SAMURAI JAPAN Training Camp J SPORTS 4
February 25(Sat) 9:30 SAMURAI JAPAN Training Camp J SPORTS 4
February 26 (Sun) 9:30 SAMURAI JAPAN Training Camp J SPORTS 4
2017 SAMURAI JAPAN Opening Match
AirdateTimeProgram ContentsChannel
February 25(Sat) 12:50 2017 SAMURAI JAPAN Opening Match
SAMURAI JAPAN vs. Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks
J SPORTS 4
Asahi Super Dry Presents SAMURAI JAPAN Send-off Matches
AirdateTimeProgram ContentsChannel
February 28(Tue) 18:55 Send-Off Matches
SAMURAI JAPAN vs. CPBL Chinese Taipei selected team
J SPORTS 3
March 1(Wed) 18:55 Japan Send-off Match
SAMURAI JAPAN vs. CPBL Chinese Taipei selected team
J SPORTS 3
ASAHI SUPER DRY Presents 2017 WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC™ Warm-up Game
AirdateTimeProgram ContentsChannel
March 3(Fri) 18:50 2017 WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC™ Warm-up Game
Hanshin vs. Japan
J SPORTS 3
March 5(Sun) 18:50 2017 WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC™ Warm-up Game
Orix vs. Japan
J SPORTS 3
2017 WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC™ 1st Round Tokyo Pool
AirdateTimeProgram ContentsChannel
March 7(Tue) 18:45 2017 WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC™
Japan vs. Cuba
J SPORTS 3
March 8(Wed) 18:45 2017 WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC™
Japan vs. Australia
J SPORTS 3
March 10(Fri) 18:45 2017 WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC™
Japan vs. China
J SPORTS 3
2017 WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC™
Schedule

1st Round
Pool B
March 7(Tue) - 11(Sat), 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 19:00 Japan 11-6 Cuba
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 19:00 Australia 1-4 Japan
Friday, March 10, 2017 19:00 Japan 7-1 China

2nd round
Pool E
Sunday, March 12, 2017 19:00 Netherlands 6-8 Japan
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 19:00 Japan 8-5 Cuba
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 19:00 Japan 8-3 Israel

Final Round
Semifinals
The Tuesday, March 21, 2017 18:00 (Japan time 22nd 10:00) Japan 1-2 United States

Final
The Wednesday, March 22, 2017 18:00 (Japan time 23rd 10:00) Puerto Rico 0-8 United States

Venue

Gocheok Sky Dome
Tokyo Dome
Marlins Park
Estadio Charros
Petco Park
Dodger Stadium

Official site

WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC™

Practice Game

March 18 13:05 (Japan time 19th 5:05) Chicago Cubs 6-4 Japan
March 19 13:05 (Japan time 20th 5:05) Los Angeles Dodgers 3x-2 Japan

Asahi Super Dry Presents SAMURAI JAPAN Send-off Matches

Overview Ticket Broadcast Schedule List of Players

Game Schedule

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 SAMURAI JAPAN 5-8 CPBL selection Chinese Taipei
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 CPBL selection Chinese Taipei 1-9 SAMURAI JAPAN

Venue

Fukuoka Yahuoku! Dome

Opponent

CPBL Chinese Taipei Selected Team

Related Information

2017 SAMURAI JAPAN Opening Match

SAMURAI JAPAN Kickoff Ceremony

2017 SAMURAI JAPAN Opening Match

Overview, ticket Broadcast Schedule

Game Schedule

13:00 on February 25(Sat), 2017
※Rain Date Sunday, February 26, 2017

Matchup

SAMURAI JAPAN 0-2 Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks

Stadium

KIRISHIMA Sun Marine Stadium Miyazaki

SAMURAI JAPAN Training Camp

SAMURAI JAPAN training camp Broadcast Schedule

Training camp schedule

Feb. 23 (Thur) - 26 (Sun), 2017

Location

KIRISHIMA Sun Marine Stadium Miyazaki

Related Information

SAMURAI JAPAN Send-off Match Japan vs. CPBL Chinese Taipei Selected Team

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