Team Israel is playing in the 2023 World Baseball Classic - here's what to watch for


March 17, 2023

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Shown here (l-r): Dean Kremer, Richard Bleier, Ian Kinsler and Joc Pederson.

(JTA) - The fifth edition of the World Baseball Classic is just days away, as players and fans across the globe prepare for two weeks of competition beginning on Wednesday.

Jewish fans may remember that Israel took the WBC by storm in 2017, winning four straight games as an underdog and advancing to the second round before being eliminated by Japan.

Team Israel is back for the 2023 WBC, with more current MLB talent on its roster than ever. It will also face its toughest competition yet.

First held in 2006, the WBC is a quadrennial World Cup-style international tournament that has exploded...

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