Classic single tickets are on sale

See games in Miami, Los Angeles, Toronto, San Diego, San Juan

Derek Jeter and Team USA's first game is March 7 against Canada at Toronto's Rogers Centre.  (Getty)

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Individual tickets for games in the upcoming World Baseball Classic from March 5-23 went on sale Monday at and

Tickets for the semfinals and finals in Los Angeles, second -round games in Miami and San Diego, and first-round games in Toronto and San Juan are all on sale.

First-round games in Tokyo go on sale Jan. 31 and first-round games in Mexico City go on sale Feb. 10.

The games in Toronto will be played March 7-11. The games in Mexico City are March 8-12. The games in San Juan are March 7-11, and the games in Tokyo are March 5-8.

The second round is March 14-19 at San Diego's PETCO Park and Dolphin Stadium in Miami. The semifinals and finals are March 21 and 23 at Dodger Stadium.

The 16-team field is the same as 2006, but set up in different brackets:

Pool A -- China, Chinese Taipei, Japan and Korea in Tokyo.

Pool B -- Australia, Cuba, Mexico and South Africa in Mexico City.

Pool C -- Canada, Italy, the U. S. and Venezuela in Toronto.

Pool D -- Dominican Republic, Netherlands, Panama and Puerto Rico in Puerto Rico.

The two winners from Pools A and B will go to San Diego and the pair of survivors from Pools C and D will go to Miami.

Only the first two games of each round have been scheduled because of a double-elimination formula put into effect for advancement in this tournament.

Barry M. Bloom is a national reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.