In this March 3,  2015, file photo, a clock counts down as Detroit Tigers pitcher Kyle Lobstein, left, prepares to deliver his first pitch of the second inning to Baltimore Orioles' Matt Tulasosopo during a spring training exhibition baseball game  in Lakeland, Fla. Pitchers will have to beat the clock at Triple-A and Double-A this season. In an effort to speed games, Minor League Baseball's governing body said Tuesday, March 24, 2015, a ball will be called in the count starting May 1 when a pitcher fails to start his windup or reach the set position within 20 seconds after having possession of the ball on the mound. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Pitchers will have to beat the clock at Triple-A and Double-A this season.

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