The Netherlands aims to stay unbeaten as it handles Chinese Taipei in Taiwan.
After winning each of its very first 2 video games, the Netherlands is in command in Pool A, however Chinese Taipei is likewise best in the mix.
Here’s what you require to understand about today’s match:
When and where: Taichung Intercontinental Baseball Stadium in Taiwan.
How you can view: The video game in between the Netherlands and Chinese Taipei is live on FS2. Games are offered on FOX, FS1, FS2, Tubi or FOX Deportes, and every video game can be streamed online in the FOX Sports App. For worldwide seeing alternatives, click on this link.
How you can listen: Live audio protection of all video games will be continued Sirius XM, TuneIn, MLB.com and in the MLB App.
What’s at stake: The 20 groups have actually been positioned in 4 swimming pools of 5 groups for the preliminary of the 2023 World Baseball Classic, with each group playing the others in its swimming pool once each and the groups with the 2 finest records in each swimming pool at the end of this round advancing to the knockout phase. The Netherlands sits atop Pool A with a 2-0 record, while Chinese Taipei goes into at 1-1. The other groups in Pool A are Italy, Cuba and Panama.
Matchup history: Chinese Taipei beat the Netherlands, 8-3, in the 2013 World Baseball Classic, however the Netherlands reacted with a 6-5 success in the 2017 Classic.
Xander Bogaerts, SS, Netherlands: Bogaerts is the greatest star on the Netherlands lineup — and he’s definitely played the part up until now. He’s 3-for-8 (.375) with a crowning achievement and a double through 2 video games.
Nien-Ting Wu, 3B, Chinese Taipei: The 29-year-old infielder is off to a blazing start through 2 video games, going 5-for-8 (.625) with a crowning achievement, 2 RBIs, 3 runs scored and a set of strolls. That’s helpful for a 1.700 OPS.