017 World Baseball Classic semifinal: USA vs. Japan score, highlights, live blog, USA vs. Japan 2017, World Baseball Classic live stream: Time, TV schedule, and how to watch online ,The United States will play its first World Baseball Classic semifinal game in eight years on Tuesday night, battling regular tournament power Japan at Dodger Stadium.
Tuesday’s semifinal will be televised by MLB Network at 9 p.m. ET, with Matt Vasgersian calling the play-by-play alongside analyst John Smoltz, with reporter Jon Morosi delivering the goods from both dugouts. Online streaming is available through MLB Network, with adequate television provider authentication.
This is the second time in four WBC tournaments that the United States has reached the final four. The las
Team USA returns to the World Baseball Classic semifinals on Tuesday for the first time since the 2009 tournament when they face Japan — who have advanced to the semis in all four WBC editions, and won the championship twice — in a game that will live stream from Los Angeles with each team chasing a chance to face Puerto Rico in Wednesday’s title game.
The USA baseball team, from the country that invented the game, has never won a World Baseball Classic. But the Japan team’s move from the cozy Tokyo Dome to expansive Dodger Stadium could blunt the two-time champs’ power and allow American hurler Tanner Roark to shut down what until this point has been a fearsome Japanese lineup which has powered the team to six straight wins without a loss in the 2017 WBC.