Monday Quarterfinals set for WBSC Premier12 Global Baseball Championship

Monday Quarterfinals set for WBSC Premier12 Global Baseball Championship
16/11/2015

TAIPEI CITY — The quarterfinals schedule of the inaugural WBSC Premier12 has been determined, following an electric Opening Round (Games 1-30) that has generated record TV ratings in the host nation and concluded Sunday night with world No. 1 Japan and No. 7 Canada having gone undefeated to win their respective groups, while four of the Top 12 competing nations have been eliminated.

TAIPEI CITY — The quarterfinals schedule of the inaugural WBSC Premier12 has been determined, following an electric Opening Round (Games 1-30) that has generated record TV ratings in the host nation and concluded Sunday night with world No. 1 Japan and No. 7 Canada having gone undefeated to win their respective groups, while four of the Top 12 competing nations have been eliminated.
All four quarterfinals contests will take place on Monday in Taoyuan and Taichung (all times local):
  • Gm. 31: CAN (A1) vs MEX (B4) in Taichung at 12:30p
  • Gm. 32: CUB (A2) vs KOR (B3) in Taichung at 18:30
  • Gm. 33: USA (B2) vs NED (A3) in Taoyuan at 12:30p
  • Gm. 34: JPN (B1) vs PUR (A4) in Taoyuan at 18:30
(See Official Schedule)
The winner of Game 31 will face the winner of Game 33, while the winner of Game 32 will meet the winner of Game 34 in the semifinals.
Following the quarterfinals, the next phase of this new flagship global tournament will move to Japan’s Tokyo Dome, where the semifinals, bronze medal match and the Premier12 global championship finale (Games 35-38) will take place from 19-21 November.
NB: Dates for the semifinals (Games 35 on the 19th and 36 on the 20th) are subject to being changed for one another following the outcome of the quarterfinals.
Opening Round – Final Standings
Pos.
Group A
Wins
Losses
1
Canada
5
0
2
Cuba
3
2
3
Netherlands
3
2
4
Puerto Rico
2
3
5
Chinese Taipei
2
3
6
Italy
0
5
Pos.
Group B
Wins
Losses
1
Japan
5
0
2
United States
3
2
3
S. Korea
3
2
4
Mexico
2
3
5
Venezuela
2
3
6
Dominican Rep.
0
5

All 38 games of the 2015 WBSC Premier12 are being live-streamed and free-to-view on the WBSC YouTube channel in those territories not covered by WBSC’s global broadcast partners.

Special real-time game coverage, instant replays via SnappyTV and post-game features are also being presented via @wbsc in collaboration with Twitter, the Official Social Media Partner of the WBSC Premier12.