Sunday’s World Baseball Classic semifinal game matches Pool A winner Cuba and Pool C runner-up Team USA.
Cuba, which played its first five games of the World Baseball Classic in Asia, is looking to make its first WBC final since 2006, when it lost to Japan at Petco Park in San Diego. It will have to defeat one of the tournament favorites, the United States.
The U.S. is riding an emotional high after defeating Venezuela 9-7 in the quarterfinals Saturday behind Trea Turner’s go-ahead grand slam in the eighth inning.
Cardinals veteran Adam Wainwright, who went four innings against Great Britain in the United States’ first WBC game, will start against journeyman Roenis Elías, who pitched in seven games for the Mariners last season.
The winner of this game will play the winner of Monday’s Japan-Mexico semifinal at loanDepot Park in Miami.
The Sporting News has all you need to watch the U.S. vs. Cuba in the first WBC semifinal.
What channel is USA vs. Cuba on today?
- TV channel: FS1
- Live stream: FoxSports.com, Fox Sports app, fuboTV
USA vs. Cuba will air on FS1, with the broadcast team to be announced.
Cord cutters can watch the action on FoxSports.com and the Fox Sports app, in addition to fuboTV, which offers a free trial for new subscribers.
USA vs. Cuba start time
- Date: Sunday, March 19
- Time: 7 p.m. ET
First pitch of USA vs. Cuba is scheduled for 7 p.m. at LoanDepot Park in Miami. The venue is the home of MLB’s Marlins and the site for the semifinal round.
World Baseball Classic remaining schedule
There are three games left in the WBC, including the semifinal matchup between the United States and Cuba. The championship will be played Tuesday in Miami.
|March 19||7 p.m.||Miami||USA vs. Cuba||FS1|
|March 20||7 p.m.||Miami||Mexico vs. Japan||FS1|
|March 21||7 p.m.||Miami||Semifinal 1 winner vs. Semifinal 2 winner||FS1|