The 2013 World Baseball Classic is already underway, and Team USA will be starting its schedule later this week with an eye towards winning its first title.
Team USA has yet to win the global event, reaching the semifinals against Japan in 2009.
Without question Team USA badly wants a win—a completely stacked roster led by manager Joe Torre is one of the favorites.
As it prepares for its first game against Mexico on Friday at Chase Field in Phoenix, we will take a look at the roster, the upcoming schedule and make predictions as to outcomes in each round as the team makes its way through the tournament.
Let's take a look.