March 18, 2020
LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- 18 March 2020 -- The World Baseball Softball Confederation today published the latest WBSC Baseball World Rankings, which have expanded to a record high of 86 nations and territories across the globe.
The updated WBSC Baseball World Rankings include results from the Americas Qualifier for the WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup 2020, won by Nicaragua, and the Oceania Qualifier for the WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup 2020, won by Guam.
The Top 10
No. 1 Japan remains the top-ranked baseball country in the world, followed by No. 2 USA, No. 3 Korea, No. 4 Chinese Taipei and No. 5 Mexico.
No. 6 Australia remains the top team in Oceania.
Baseball hot spots No. 7 Cuba and No. 8 Venezuela each gained a position, moving ahead of Europe's top-ranked country, No. 9 Netherlands.
The Dominican Republic maintains its position at No. 10.