The 2023 World Baseball Classic tournament starts on March 7, 2023, and ends on March 21, 2023. After successful league matches, the semi-finalists have been confirmed, which include Mexico, Japan, Cuba, and USA. You can install FOX Sports on LG Smart TV to watch the World Baseball Classic semi-finals and finals.
For older LG TV models, we recommend users cast Fox Sports or use AirPlay to stream the content on LG Smart TV. FOX Sports is accessible only with a cable TV provider subscription.
To watch the 2023 World Baseball Classic without cable, you can use live streaming services like Sling TV, fuboTV, Hulu + Live TV, YouTube TV, and Vidgo. Tune in to FOX, FS1, FS2, or FOX Deportes to stream baseball events.
How to Watch World Baseball Classic on LG Smart TV
You can stream the 2023 World Baseball Classic games on LG Smart TV using the below-mentioned methods.
How to Install FOX Sports on LG TV to Watch World Baseball Classic
The FOX Sports app is compatible with all LG TV models (2020-2022) running webOS 5.0 or higher versions. Therefore, you can get FOX Sports on LG TV from the LG Content Store for free.
1. Turn on your LG Smart TV and ensure it is connected to the internet.
2. Press the Home button on the LG Magic Remote.
3. Click on LG Content Store from the home screen launcher.
4. Select the Apps tab and click the Search icon.
5. Search for FOX Sports, select the app, and click Install.
6. Open the FOX Sports app on LG TV and tap Sign In.
7. Take note of the activation code that appears on the TV screen.
8. Visit go.foxsports.com on your mobile or PC browser.
9. Enter the Activation Code and click Submit.
10. Select your TV provider and log in with the necessary credentials.
Once verified, start streaming World Baseball Classic events on your LG TV.
How to Cast FOX Sports to LG TV & Watch World Baseball Classic
If you can’t find FOX Sports on the LG Content Store, it means that the app is incompatible. Alternatively, you can cast World Baseball Classic to LG TV by installing the app on your smartphone. LG TVs don’t have built-in Chromecast, so you should use a Google Chromecast device for casting.
1. Plug the Chromecast into your LG Smart TV’s HDMI port.
2. Connect your LG Smart TV to WIFI which should be the same as your smartphone.
3. Install the FOX Sports app on your Android smartphone from the Play Store.
4. Open FOX Sports and log in with your TV provider.
5. Play World Baseball Classic event and click the Cast icon.
6. Select your Chromecast-connected LG TV to pair your device.
7. Start watching the most-exciting baseball live events on a big screen.
How to AirPlay FOX Sports to LG TV to Watch World Baseball Classic
FOX Sports also supports AirPlay, so you can use your iPhone or iPad for screen mirroring. To use this feature, you can turn on AirPlay on LG Smart TV.
1. Install the FOX Sports app on your iPhone from the App Store.
2. Make sure that LG Smart TV is connected to the same WIFI network as your iPhone.
3. Open FOX Sports on your iPhone. Sign in with valid TV provider credentials.
4. Play the baseball event from the home screen and click the AirPlay icon.
5. Choose your LG Smart TV and enter the AirPlay passcode if prompted.
Your iPhone screen starts mirroring to LG TV. This way, you can stream the baseball events live.
How to Watch World Baseball Classic Without Cable
You can stream the 2023 World Baseball Classic using the following live-streaming apps, which are compatible with LG Smart TV.
The cost-effective way to stream live sporting events like World Baseball Classic is Sling TV on LG TV. With Sling Blue ($40 per month), you can watch 42 channels like FS1, FOX, and more. You can record live sports with 50 hours of DVR storage. To get FS2, subscribe to the Sports Extra add-on for $11 per month.
fuboTV is a sports-centric streaming service to watch all baseball tournaments. You can use fuboTV on LG TV to watch 100+ sporting events in UHD quality. By subscribing to fubo Pro for $74.99 per month, you can watch FOX and FS2 channels. You will also get 1000 hours of Cloud DVR to record shows.
Hulu + Live TV
Hulu + Live TV plan costs $69.99 per month, which provides access to Disney+, ESPN+, and 85+ top television channels. You can install Hulu on LG TV to stream the World Baseball Classic tournament using FOX, FS1, and FS2 channels which are included in this base package.
YouTube TV offers 100+ live TV channels, including FOX, FS1, and FS2, for $72.99 per month. You can get YouTube TV on LG TV from the LG Content Store to watch live events or record them using unlimited DVR space. It also supports three simultaneous streams at a time.
Vidgo is another cord-cutter that offers live channels and on-demand content. By subscribing to the Vidgo Plus package for $64.95 per month, you can watch baseball events using FOX, FS1, and FS2. It also offers FOX Deportes for watching events in the Spanish language.
2023 World Baseball Classic Teams List
|Pool A||Pool B||Pool C||Pool D|
|Chinese Taipei||Australia||Canada||Dominican Republic|
|Panama||Czech Republic||United States||Venezuela|
2023 World Baseball Classic TV Schedule
|Semi Final 1||Cuba vs USA/Venezuela||March 19, 2023 (07:00 PM)|
|Semi Final 2||Japan vs Mexico||March 20, 2023 (07:00 PM)|
|Final||SF1 vs SF2||March 21, 2023 (07:00 PM)|
The World Baseball Classic event will be conducted once every four years.
It is conducted in four venues such as LoanDepot Park (Miami), Chase Field (Arizona), Tokyo Dome (Japan), and Taichung Intercontinental Baseball Stadium (Taiwan).