Sportsnet has the World Baseball Classic covered!

February 16, 2017


OTTAWA- Great news for fans of Team Canada and international baseball!

Sportsnet announced today that it would carry 29 games of the upcoming World Baseball Classic including all of Team Canada’s games. Team Canada’s exhibition game against the Toronto Blue Jays on March 7th (1pm ET) will also be broadcast live on Sportsnet and Sportsnet ONE.

Team Canada will open the World Baseball Classic in Miami on March 9th against the Dominican Republic (6pm ET) before taking on Colombia on March 11th (Noon ET) and the United States on March 12th (7pm ET).

The fourth edition of the World Baseball Classic will run from March 6th-22nd and feature 16 competing nations.

Click here to view the complete schedule.

 

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