Sports | Mar 23

USA vs. Japan averages highest viewership ever for World Baseball Classic game

The World Baseball Classic championship between the United States and Japan on Tuesday night was the most-watched WBC game ever in the U.S., Fox Sports announced.

  • The WBC Final, a 3-2 win by Japan, averaged 4.5 million viewers.
  • Viewership was up 69 percent from the 2017 WBC Final with a combined audience of 5.2 million.
  • FS1 and FOX Deportes peaked at a combined 6.5 million viewers from 10:30-10:45 p.m. ET.
  • FOX Deportes averaged 492,000 viewers for the WBC Final.
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