Baseball and softball

Men’s baseball and women’s softball both return to the Olympics for the first time since the 2008 Beijing Games. Six teams will compete in each event, with host Japan securing automatic qualification to both.

For baseball, the teams competing are Japan, Israel, Dominican Republic, South Korea, Mexico and the United States.

For softball, the teams are Japan, the U.S., Italy, Canada, Mexico and Australia.

Baseball will begin on July 28, and finish on Aug. 7, while softball runs from July 21 to 27.

Venue and access information

Baseball and softball will take place at the 35,000-seat Yokohama Baseball Stadium. The stadium is about two minutes from the South Exit of Kannai Station on the JR Negishi Line and three minutes from Exit 1 of Kannai Station on the Yokohama Municipal Subway Blue Line and Exit 2 from Nihon-odori Station on the Minatomirai Line.

Games will also be played at the 14,300-seat Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium, which is about a 10-minute drive from the Fukushima-nishi interchange on the Tohoku Expressway and about 30 minutes by bus from Fukushima Station.


Baseball
Jul 28 | 12:00-15:00
Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium
Opening Round

Jul 29 | 19:00-22:00
Yokohama Baseball Stadium
Opening Round

Jul 30 | 12:00-15:00
Yokohama Baseball Stadium
Opening Round

Jul 30 | 19:00-22:00
Yokohama Baseball Stadium
Opening Round

Jul 31 | 12:00-15:00
Yokohama Baseball Stadium
Opening Round

Jul 31 | 19:00-22:00
Yokohama Baseball Stadium
Opening Round

Aug 1 | 12:00-15:00
Yokohama Baseball Stadium
Knockout Stage

Aug 1 | 19:00-22:00
Yokohama Baseball Stadium
Knockout Stage

Aug 2 | 12:00-15:00
Yokohama Baseball Stadium
Knockout Stage

Aug 2 | 19:00-22:00
Yokohama Baseball Stadium
Knockout Stage

Aug 3 | 19:00-22:00
Yokohama Baseball Stadium
Knockout Stage

Aug 4 | 12:00-15:00
Yokohama Baseball Stadium
Knockout Stage

Aug 4 | 19:00-22:00
Yokohama Baseball Stadium
Semifinal

Aug 5 | 19:00-22:00
Yokohama Baseball Stadium
Semifinal

Aug 7 | 12:00-15:00
Yokohama Baseball Stadium
Bronze Medal Game

Aug 7 | 19:00-22:30
Yokohama Baseball Stadium
Gold Medal Game
Victory Ceremony

Softball
Jul 21 | 9:00-17:00
Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium
Opening Round: Australia vs Japan
Italy vs United States
Mexico vs Canada

Jul 22 | 9:00-17:00
Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium
Opening Round: United States vs Canada
Mexico vs Japan
Italy vs Australia

Jul 24 | 10:00-16:30
Yokohama Baseball Stadium
Opening Round: Australia vs Canada
United States vs Mexico

Jul 24 | 20:00-22:00
Yokohama Baseball Stadium
Opening Round: Japan vs Italy

Jul 25 | 10:00-16:30
Yokohama Baseball Stadium
Opening Round: Australia vs United States
Canada vs Japan

Jul 25 | 20:00-22:00
Yokohama Baseball Stadium
Opening Round: Italy vs Mexico

Jul 26 | 10:00-16:30
Yokohama Baseball Stadium
Opening Round: Japan vs United States
Canada vs Italy

Jul 26 | 20:00-22:00
Yokohama Baseball Stadium
Opening Round: Mexico vs Australia

Jul 27 | 13:00-15:00
Yokohama Baseball Stadium
Bronze Medal Game

Jul 27 | 20:00-22:30
Yokohama Baseball Stadium
Gold Medal Game
Victory Ceremony

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