Last night’s news can be found here. For the latest news, go below the jump:
Yomiuri Giants 8, Team China 1 last night. Cuba, meanwhile, beat the Softbank Hawks 10-8 (don’t have a link to that one).
The starters for tonight’s WBC opener between Taipei and Australia are both Major League veterans: Chien-Ming Wang and Chris Oxspring. Meanwhile, Japan will have Masahiro Tanaka against Brazil, who run out Rafael Fernandes in the Pool A opener.
Canada’s starting rotation has now been set: Shawn Hill will face Italy, Chris Leroux will face Mexico, and Jameson Taillon will face Team USA. EDITED IN LATER: Jon Paul Morosi has Scott Mathieson in the starting rotation instead of Tallion.
More WBC News later in the day…