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World Baseball Classic 2017 schedule: Start times, TV coverage, and live stream info

Japan vs. Cuba highlights the second day of the tournament.

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The second day of the 2017 World Baseball Classic on Tuesday gives us three more games, plus our first look three teams from Pool B in Tokyo.

Pool B features four teams, including two-time WBC champion Japan playing at home in the Tokyo Dome, joined by Cuba, China, and Australia.

The first game from Tokyo on Tuesday morning is Cuba taking on Japan, a rematch of the 2006 WBC final. Unfortunately Japan will be without two-way star Shohei Otani, one of the best players on the planet and possibly the most interesting given his prowess both at the plate and on the mound.

Otani, 22, is out with an ankle injury.

Japan won the WBC in both 2006 and 2009, and made the semifinals in 2013. Cuba has advanced out of the first round of pool play in each of the first three Classics, making this one of the better early matchups in the tournament.

Pool A also continues play from Seoul, with Korea playing Netherlands. That game starts at 4:30 a.m. ET, 30 minutes earlier than Cuba-Japan, and will be tape-delayed on MLB Network until after the Pool B opener begins.

MLB Network will televise all the games on Tuesday, with online streaming via MLB Network with television provider authentication. ESPN Deportes will televise the games in Spanish — with Korea-Netherlands on ESPN Deportes+ — with online coverage via Watch ESPN.

Tuesday WBC schedule

4:30 a.m. - Korea vs. Netherlands
TV: MLB Network (tape delay, 8 a.m.), ESPN Deportes+

5 a.m. - Cuba vs. Japan
TV: MLB Network, ESPN Deportes

10 p.m. - China vs. Cuba
TV: MLB Network, ESPN Deportes