Mexico rose from 5th to 3rd, Taiwan moved to 4th
The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) updated the men’s baseball world rankings on the 28th, with the Japan national team “Samurai Japan”, who won the 5th World Baseball Classic (WBC) for the first time in three tournaments, taking first place. kept Runner-up USA moved up to second place. Mexico moved up from 5th to 3rd after losing to Japan in the semi-finals.
Japan scored 5323 points. It is 921 points ahead of the second-placed United States (4,402 points). Second place Chinese Taipei (4061 points) finished fourth, and fourth place Korea (4049 points) finished fifth.
The WBSC Men’s Baseball World Ranking includes all performances over the past four years in WBSC-sanctioned competitions such as the World Baseball “Premier 12”, WBC and friendly matches, with the top 12 nations qualifying for the next Premier 12. can be done. In the WBC, 1150 points were awarded to the winning nation and 953 points to the runner-up nation.