March 17, 2023
The World Baseball Classic, the global professional baseball tournament featuring 20 countries, is streaming select games on Tubi.
The three games mark the first time Fox Entertainment’s ad-supported VOD platform has ventured into live sports streaming. The month-long tournament, which runs through March 21, is being broadcast on Fox Sports 1 (FS1), Fox Sports 2 (FS2), and Spanish-language on Fox Deportes.
Fox Corp. acquired San Francisco-based Tubi for $440 million in 2020.
The Classic is entering the home stretch. Among the countries competing is the United States, which advanced into the second round despite losing to Mexico in pool play. Team USA plays Venezuela March 18 at LoanDepot Park in Miami, with the winner advancing to play Cuba on March 19. Japan is the defending WBC champion, which was last held in 2017.
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