This Week in Team USA: March 6-12

This Week in Team USA: March 6-12

By Connect Sports Staff, March 6, 2017

Connect Sports is excited to present to you the latest events in the world of Team USA. Here is what to look for March 6-12.

USA Baseball

Event: World Baseball Classic

The WBC is the premier international baseball tournament, sanctioned by the World Baseball Softball Confederation, and features the best players in the world competing for their home countries and territories. Team USA will compete against 15 other countries for the title in a pool-play, round-robin-style tournament.

When: March 6-22

Where: Marlins Park, Miami, FL; Gocheok Sky Dome, Seoul, Korea; Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan; Estadio de Beisbol Charros de Jalisco, Jalisco, Mexico; Petco Park, San Diego, CA; Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, CA

ParticipantsL: 448

Spectators: 777,319

Up for bid again: N/A

Broadcast/streaming: All games will air on MLB Network and ESPN Deportes

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US Squash

Event: 2017 S.L. Green U.S. Men’s Championship and National Squash Championships

The S.L. Green men’s championship features the top U.S. professionals vying for the 2017 U.S. national title with two-time defending champion Todd Harrity the favorite to win a third consecutive title. Nearly 200 adults will compete in the National Squash Championships alongside the S.L. Green in age group divisions.

When: March 7-12

Where: Philadelphia Cricket Club

Participants: 250

Spectators: 200-400

Up for bid again: 2018

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