We finally have the lineup for the 2017 World Baseball Classic games in North America, and a solid trio of ballparks is hosting first-round games, semifinals and finals: Dodger Stadium, Petco Park and Marlins Park.
First: Dodger Stadium will host the WBC semifinals and final on March 20-22, 2017. This will be the second time Dodger Stadium has hosted the final two rounds of WBC games, the previous time in 2009.
Second: Petco Park will host second-round games on March 14-19.
Third: the first round of WBC games will be held at Marlins Park in Miami and Estadio Charros de Jalisco in Guadalajara on March 9-13. Pool C (Dominican Republic, United States, Canada and Colombia) is set to play first-round games at Marlins Park. Guadalajara’s Estadio Charros de Jalisco is set to host Pool D (Mexico, Italy, Puerto Rico and Venezuela).
The first two rounds of Asian games (Pool A and B) will take place at Seoul’s Gocheok Sky Dome and the Tokyo Dome in Japan.