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Watch! Japan and Mexico in World Championship Game of the U-23 Baseball World Cup; Korea and Venezuela to battle for bronze

October 28, 2018

Barranquilla, Colombia. - -   Watch! Japan and Mexico in World Championship Game of the U-23 Baseball World Cup; Korea and Venezuela to battle for bronze



World Baseball Softball Confederation, Maison du Sport International, Av. de Rhodanie 54, Lausanne, 1007 Switzerland
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 28 OCTOBER 2018

Watch! Japan and Mexico in World Championship Game of the U-23 Baseball World Cup; Korea and Venezuela to battle for bronze
 
Mexico v Japan - World Championship Final- U-23 Baseball World Cup 2018
 
World No.2 Japan and No. 6 Mexico have advanced to Sunday's (28 October) World Championship Game of the II WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup 2018 Barranquilla, Colombia.
 
Game time at Edgar Renteria Stadium is scheduled for 7:03 p.m., with undefeated Japan earning the right to be home team against Mexico. Viewers worldwide can follow via the WBSC YouTube Channel in both English and Spanish. In Mexico, Claro Sports will be televising the game, while in Japan, it will be J Sports and BS-TBS.
 
In the battle for third-best in the world, No. 3 Republic of Korea and No. 11 Venezuela will meet in the bronze medal match at 1:00 p.m. Venezuela will be the home team. In Venezuela and Korea, national media giants Meridiano and SBS will be showing the games.
 
Korea v Venezuela - Bronze medal game - U-23 Baseball World Cup 2018
 
The winner of the U-23 Baseball World Cup will be awarded 690 world ranking points -- the largest award of any international baseball event this year and third-largest overall, following the major international competitions, Premier12® and the World Baseball Classic.
 
National Team rosters for the U-23 Baseball World Cup feature players within the organisations of the Australian Baseball League (ABL), Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL), Colombian Professional Baseball League (LCBP), Dominican Professional Baseball League (LIDOM), Korean Baseball Organization (KBO), Major League Baseball (MLB), Mexican Baseball League (LMB), Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB), Puerto Rico's Roberto Clemente Professional Baseball League (LBPRC) and the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League (LVBP), in addition to other leagues from around the world.
 
For more information, the official website of the U-23 Baseball World Cup is available in six languages (English, French, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and Traditional Chinese) at www.u23bwc.wbsc.org. All tournament information, including rosters, scores, statistics, standings, daily reports and photos for editorial use, will be published on the official website.
 
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About the World Baseball Softball Confederation 
Headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland -- the Olympic Capital -- the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) is the world governing body for baseball and softball. WBSC has 208 National Federation and Associate Members in 135 countries and territories across Asia, Africa, Americas, Europe and Oceania, which represent a united baseball/softball sports movement that encompasses over 65 million athletes and attracts approximately 150 million fans to stadiums worldwide annually. 
 
The WBSC governs all international competitions involving official National Teams. The WBSC oversees the Premier12, World Baseball Classic and Baseball World Cups (U-12, U-15, U-18, U-23 and Women's) and the Softball World Cups/Softball World Championships (Men, Women, U-19 Men, and U-19 Women), as well as baseball and softball events at the Olympic Games.

For more information, visit www.wbsc.org, which is available six languages: English, French, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and Traditional Chinese.
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