World Baseball Classic schedule for Team Italy in Taiwan unveiled

09/11/2022

Under the guidance of Team Italy manager and National Baseball Hall of Famer Mike Piazza, the Azzurri will play its first game against Cuba at the 2023 World Baseball Classic on Thursday, March 9, 2023 at 7 pm (EST) in Taichung, Taiwan

There is less than four months to go until Team Italy makes it debut in the 2023 World Baseball Classic, the fifth edition of the most prestigious tournament for national baseball teams organized by the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) in association with Major League Baseball (MLB).

The first round of the 2023 World Baseball Classic for Team Italy takes place in Group A with contests against Cuba (Thursday, March 9, 2023 at 7 pm), host Chinese Taipei (Friday, March 10, 2023 at 7 pm), Panama (Saturday, March 11, 2023 at 12 noon) and Kingdom of the Netherlands (Sunday, March 12, 2023 at 7 pm).

The top two teams from Group A will advance to the second round and battle the two top teams from Group B (which includes host JapanKoreaAustraliaChina and Czech Republic) at the Tokyo Dome.

Forza #Italia!