It’s working: Pitch clock shaves 20 minutes from early games

The new rules, which also limit the number of times a pitcher can throw to first base, have helped cut more than 20 minutes from spring training games through the first weekend, dropping from an average of 3 hours, 1 minute last spring to 2:39.

Young Chicago Cubs fans in Arizona for a VIP Spring Training trip

Three young Chicago Cubs fans from the Windy City are in Arizona for Spring Training. The kids are all suffering from serious medical issues, but their doctors cleared them for the trip, after they learned that they were given VIP access to the team. The fans even had dinner with Cubs players in Mesa on Feb. 23. Reporter Corey McPherrin has more.

On the clock: New MLB timer will affect more than just pitchers

Not everyone is as sanguine about the new timers — and whether you’re a pitcher, a catcher, a hitter or a baserunner, there’s no hiding from this rule change. Of all of baseball’s tweaks under Commissioner Rob Manfred, the pitch clock might be the one that affects the most players.

Chicago Cubs kick off spring training with fan celebration in Mesa

The Super Bowl has come and gone, but that doesn't mean it's now all quiet on the sports front as the Chicago Cubs kicked off spring training on Feb. 20 with a celebration for fans, where fans living in Arizona, as well as fans visiting Arizona during the spring training season, got a chance to see their favorite players up close. FOX 10's Marissa Sarbak reports.