Korea to open WBC versus NetherlandsKorea will open the 2013 World Baseball Classic against the Netherlands in March next year.
According to the schedules released by the tournament organizers yesterday, Korea, the runner-up at the previous WBC in 2009, will start the campaign against the Dutch on March 2 in Taichung, Taiwan.
In the opening round of the March 2-19 tournament, Korea has been paired with the Netherlands, Australia and Taiwan in Pool B. The second game will be against Australia on March 4. The final Pool B match will be against Taiwan the following day.