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Trevor Cahill | Relief Pitcher

Team: Chicago Cubs
Age / DOB:  (27) / 3/1/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 240
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Contract: view contract details

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ESPN's Buster Olney reports that the Pirates are one of the teams being considered by Trevor Cahill.
It's unclear whether the Pirates have made Cahill an offer or just shown interest in the right-hander. The appeal on Cahill's side is easy to see, as pitching coach Ray Searage is a magician who has resurrected the careers of more than a few hurlers. Cahill would prefer a one-year contract where he's allowed a chance to start. The sinkerballer holds a 5.45 ERA and 1.55 WHIP since the beginning of 2014 but did pitch well down the stretch last season for the Cubs as a reliever. Nov 29 - 11:12 AM

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Agent John Boggs said his client Trevor Cahill would prefer to start but "would accept a bullpen spot if he doesn't secure a starting job."

He may not have much of a say on the matter. Cahill was dismal as a starter last season, going 0-3 with an 8.03 ERA in three starts. He was far more effective in middle relief, logging a solid 2.12 ERA over his last 11 outings. The 27-year-old has pitched for four teams since 2011.
Source: Boston Globe
Nov 21 - 11:02 PM

Trevor Cahill could be the favorite to start for the Cubs on Saturday.

The Cubs are going with a bullpen start after a doubleheader earlier this week. Clayton Richard and Travis Wood have also been under consideration but they pitched on Thursday. Cahill has allowed two runs over 8 1/3 relief innings since joining the Cubs and would obviously be limited from a pitch count perspective Saturday.
Sep 18 - 8:54 AM

Cubs purchased the contract of RHP Trevor Cahill from Triple-A Iowa.

Cahill struck out seven and walked three over 7 2/3 scoreless innings in Triple-A after signing with the Cubs last month. The 27-year-old has really struggled in the majors this season and will likely pitch in mop-up duty.
Sep 1 - 10:36 AM

Cubs signed RHP Trevor Cahill to a minor league contract.

Cahill opted out of his contract with the Dodgers earlier this month even though he held a 6.28 ERA, 1.61 WHIP and 17/14 K/BB ratio over 28 2/3 innings at Triple-A. He's been awful in the majors (7.52 ERA) this season, as well, and is merely a depth guy at this point.
Aug 19 - 12:57 PM

Trevor Cahill has elected free agency.

The veteran right-hander opted out of his minor league deal with the Dodgers. In six starts at Triple-A Oklahoma City, he registered a 6.28 ERA, 1.61 WHIP and 17/14 K/BB ratio over 28 2/3 innings. He'll attempt to latch on elsewhere on a minor league pact.
Aug 14 - 9:51 PM

Dodgers signed RHP Trevor Cahill to a minor league contract.

Cahill had an ugly 7.52 ERA in three starts and 12 relief appearances with the Braves this season. He will function as organizational depth.
Jul 2 - 4:08 PM

Braves released RHP Trevor Cahill.

Cahill was designated for assignment last week and didn't generate any interest via trade, so the Braves will cut bait with the $12 million right-hander. He'll look to latch on elsewhere on a minor league deal.
Jun 20 - 9:56 AM

Braves designated RHP Trevor Cahill for assignment.

Cahill was tried in the rotation and bullpen in Atlanta and struggled mightily in both roles, posting a brutal 7.52 ERA and 1.78 WHIP across 26 1/3 innings. The 27-year-old right-hander will likely pass through waivers. He is making a $12 million salary this season -- $5 million of which the Braves agreed to cover in their trade with the Diamondbacks.
Jun 11 - 9:53 AM

Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said Thursday that he told Trevor Cahill his demotion to the bullpen "was not a permanent move."

Cahill was bumped to the bullpen after posting an ugly 8.03 ERA and 1.78 WHIP through three starts. He then allowed four runs over two frames in his first relief appearance, pushing his ERA to 9.42. "I told him this was not a permanent move," Gonzalez said. "A lot of things can happen, right? You think he’s going to be in the bullpen for a couple of weeks and then one of our guys sprains a toe and he’s back in the rotation. For right now, he can help us out of the bullpen." The Braves have summoned Mike Foltynewicz from Triple-A Gwinnett to occupy Cahill's rotation spot.
May 1 - 8:53 AM

Trevor Cahill allowed three runs in the first inning on his way to a four-run, six-inning outing against the Phillies in Sunday's loss.

Cahill struck out two and walked three while scattering five hits over six innings. The Braves handed Cahill a 2-0 lead in the first inning, which was immediately squandered when he served up a three-run home run to Ryan Howard. While the 27-year-old right-hander allowed just one run in his remaining five innings in the game, he still fell to 0-3 on the season. Cahill now owns an 8.03 ERA and 1.78 WHIP through three starts. Given his 5.61 ERA over 110 1/3 innings last season, it's hard to see much positive here. He'll try to right the ship against the Reds during an upcoming homestand.
Apr 26 - 4:19 PM

Trevor Cahill allowed four runs -- three earned, and all in the fifth inning -- over four-plus innings of work Tuesday in a loss to the Mets.

It was a tale of two starts for Cahill, who was terrific over the first four innings before completely falling apart in the fifth. Cahill gave up just one hit through four innings but allowed four singles and a walk -- an error mixed in didn't help -- without recording an out in the fifth. He now owns a 9.95 ERA and 3.43 WHIP through two starts. Cahill will take the hill looking for better results against the Phillies on Sunday.
Apr 21 - 9:53 PM

Trevor Cahill took the loss in his Braves debut Tuesday, allowing four runs on five hits over 2 1/3 innings against the Marlins.

Cahill also walked three, including walking in a run in the third inning that ended his night. It certainly wasn't what the Braves envisioned when they dealt for Cahill shortly before the start of the season. The right-hander will look for a little better showing Tuesday at the Mets.
Apr 14 - 10:12 PM

Braves acquired RHP Trevor Cahill and cash considerations from the Diamondbacks in exchange for OF Josh Elander.'s Steve Gilbert says the Braves are getting $6.5 million in the deal, so they'll be responsible for just under half of Cahill's $12 million salary for 2015. It's a little odd that Atlanta is taking on more salary in a rebuilding year, but if Cahill bounces back they could either trade him at the deadline or possibly pick up his $13 million option for 2016. Using a higher arm slot this spring, Cahill holds a 3.60 ERA with 10 strikeouts over 10 Cactus League frames.
Apr 2 - 9:58 PM

USA Today's Bob Nightengale reports that the Braves are "on the verge" of acquiring Trevor Cahill from the Diamondbacks.

Nightengale says Atlanta will pay about half of the $12 million Cahill is owed in 2015. The right-hander also has a $13 million club option or $300,000 buyout for 2016 and a $13.5 million club option or $500,000 buyout for 2017. Cahill held an ugly 5.61 ERA and 1.61 WHIP last season but did boast a career-high 8.5 K/9 rate. He's using a higher arm slot this spring and has posted a 3.60 ERA with 10 strikeouts over 10 frames. The addition of Cahill likely bumps Eric Stults to the Braves' bullpen and could open up a rotation spot in Arizona for Archie Bradley.
Apr 2 - 7:05 PM