We go from Giants spring training to join team Israel who shocked South Korea in the first World Baseball Classic game of the 2017 tournament The nation’s first time in the WBC
Team make up
Mostly American born players of Jewish /Israeli heritage
Some of players like Jason Mariquis , Ike Davis, and Sam Fuld have a lot of major league baseball experience. The bulk of roster are up and coming prospects or guy who spent a lot of time in American minor leagues.
Lack of pitch staff Depth Yes all teams have same number pitchers but with usage pitch count rest rules and the other nations have a deeper roster of pitchers who how to pitch in tourney/big game. situations .
No one thought the Israeli team would win the 2016 qualifier to be in the field so a lot of teams may underestimate their talent.
game time 10:00pm Monday est in the usa against Chinese Taipei
5:00 am in Tel Aviv
On MlB network in USA Could not find Israeli broadcast info