Team Italy-Japan quarterfinal breaks record in Japan as most watched game in WBC history

Team Italy-Japan quarterfinal breaks record in Japan as most watched game in WBC history
23/03/2023
With 1.3 million viewers worldwide, the 2023 World Baseball Classic shattered attendance, ratings and merchandise records. The Japan-Italy quarterfinal was the most watched game in Japan in WBC history.
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Team Italy plays with heart in 9-3 loss to Japan in WBC quarterfinals

Team Italy plays with heart in 9-3 loss to Japan in WBC quarterfinals
16/03/2023
In front of a sold-out crowd at the Tokyo Dome, undefeated Japan won its fifth straight World Baseball Classic game in a row after defeating Team Italy 9-3 on Thursday, March 16, 2023. Japan now advances with Cuba to the WBC semifinals in Miami,
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Italy battles Japan in the World Baseball Classic quarterfinals on March 16, 2023 at 6 am (ET)

Italy battles Japan in the World Baseball Classic quarterfinals on March 16, 2023 at 6 am (ET)
15/03/2023
Team Italy faces undefeated Japan at the Tokyo Dome on Thursday, March 16, 2023 at 6 am (ET). Azzuri manager Mike Piazza said, "It's a great honor for us to play here against this opponent, We'll do everything to bring home the victory."
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Team Italy's Mission Classic docuseries part two now on IABF YouTube Channel

Team Italy's Mission Classic docuseries part two now on IABF YouTube Channel
13/03/2023
“Mission Classic” docuseries part two chronicles Team Italy’s training camp in Scottsdale, Arizona prior to the start of the 2023 World Baseball Classic in Taichung, Taiwan
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Team Italy pitcher Chris Cooper has passed away

Team Italy pitcher Chris Cooper has passed away
13/03/2023
The 44-year-old Italian American pitcher, who led Team Italy to two European Baseball Championship titles, died of a heart attack. Azzurri coach and former teammate Jack Santora shed light on how important it was for Chris Cooper to represent Team Italy in international competition and in day-to-day life.
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Mike Piazza and Nicky Lopez speak after Team Italy's win over the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Mike Piazza and Nicky Lopez speak after Team Italy's win over the Kingdom of the Netherlands
12/03/2023
Azzurri manager Mike Piazza thanks the Team Italy players and staff, while Kansas City Royals infielder Nicky Lopez talks about the victory that has been sought after for months.
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Team Italy advances to WBC Tokyo quarterfinals after 7-1 win over Kingdom of the Netherlands

Team Italy advances to WBC Tokyo quarterfinals after 7-1 win over Kingdom of the Netherlands
12/03/2023
After suffering a 2-0 shutout to Panama the day prior at Taichung Intercontinental Baseball Stadium, the Italians returned for a win-or-go home game under the lights against Kingdom of the Netherlands on Sunday, March 12, 2023 and punched their ticket to the quarterfinals of the World Baseball Classic in Tokyo after defeating the Dutch 7-1
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Team Italy loses second WBC game after 2-0 shutout to Panama

Team Italy loses second WBC game after 2-0 shutout to Panama
11/03/2023
After suffering a 11-7 loss to host Chinese Taipei at Taichung Intercontinental Baseball Stadium the night prior, Team Italy returned for a day game against Panama on Saturday afternoon, March 11, 2023 and lost its second World Baseball Classic Pool A game by a score of 2-0.
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Team Italy manager Mike Piazza speaks before WBC game against Panama

11/03/2023
Prior to the first pitch of the Team Italy's must-win game against Panama in the 2023 World Baseball Classic in Taiwan, Azzurri manager Mike Piazza spoke at a Taichung Intercontinental Baseball Stadium press conference
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Team Italy suffers 11-7 loss to WBC Pool A host Chinese Taipei

Team Italy suffers 11-7 loss to WBC Pool A host Chinese Taipei
10/03/2023
After the 6-3 extra-inning victory over Cuba the night prior, Team Italy returned under the lights at a sold-out Taichung Intercontinental Baseball Stadium in Taiwan and lost its first WBC game to host Chinese Taipei by a score of 11-7 on Friday, March 10, 2023
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