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Trevor Cahill | Starting Pitcher | #38

Team: San Diego Padres
Age / DOB:  (29) / 3/1/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 240
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 2 (0) / OAK
Contract: view contract details

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Trevor Cahill struck out seven batters over five innings of one-run ball Tuesday in a sharp Cactus League start against the Giants.
Cahill gave up only one hit, a solo homer to Giants backup catcher Nick Hundley in the bottom of the second inning. The right-hander should have a spot in the Padres' rotation to open the 2017 season after registering a 2.74 ERA across one start and 49 relief appearances last year with the Cubs. There is some deep-league streaming appeal here. Mar 21 - 7:17 PM

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Trevor Cahill coughed up seven runs -- four earned -- in just 1 1/3 innings during a loss to the Royals on Thursday.

His defense didn't do him any favors but he gave up five hits and a walk while recording only four outs. He had given up only two runs in eight innings prior to today's implosion. Cahill pitched very well for the Cubs last year out of the bullpen, registering a 2.74 ERA with 66 punchouts in 65 2/3 innings. He moved to the Padres over the winter and hopes to earn a spot in the starting rotation with a strong performance in Cactus League games.
Mar 16 - 9:15 PM

Trevor Cahill yielded two runs on two hits over three innings of work in Saturday's Cactus League outing against the Brewers.

Cahill walked two and struck out one on the afternoon. While he not been utilized much as a starter over the past two seasons -- he has just four starts to his fair name in that space -- the 29-year-old right-hander is likely going to make the Padres' Opening Day rotation. The team inked him to a one-year, $1.75 million contract near the end of January.
Mar 11 - 7:14 PM

Trevor Cahill cruised through two hitless innings Wednesday in the Padres' Cactus League win over the Athletics, finishing with three strikeouts and only one walk.

Larry David would describe his outing as "pretty, pretty, pretty good." Cahill fanned Franklin Barreto, Khris Davis and Matt Chapman before calling it a day after two shutout innings. Cahill has started a mere four games over his last two seasons but is projected to open 2017 as the Padres’ fourth or fifth starter. On paper, San Diego’s rotation is the worst in baseball by a significant margin.
Mar 1 - 6:20 PM

Padres signed RHP Trevor Cahill to a one-year, $1.75 million contract.

The 28-year-old right-hander reportedly had offers on the table from several other clubs, but chose the Padres because he believed they provided him the best chance of starting in the rotation. Pitching in the friendly confines of Petco Park is certainly a boost to his fantasy value as well. Cahill registered a 2.74 ERA, 1.28 WHIP and 66/35 K/BB ratio over 65 2/3 innings with the Cubs in 2016.
Jan 20 - 6:49 PM

Bob Nightengale of USA Today confirms the Padres have signed Trevor Cahill to a one-year, $1.75 million contract.

Nightengale notes that the Pirates, Blue Jays, Reds, and Rangers also made offers to Cahill, but the 28-year-old right-hander wants another shot at starting and San Diego offers the best possible path to a major league rotation spot. Cahill posted a 2.74 ERA, 1.279 WHIP, and 66/35 K/BB ratio in 65 2/3 innings (one start, 49 relief appearances) last season for the Cubs. He'll have to sort out his recent control problems to flourish with the Friars.
Jan 16 - 9:30 AM

Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports that the Padres are closing in on a deal with Trevor Cahill.

Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports says it's a one-year deal for a similar amount that the Padres are paying Clayton Richard and Jhoulys Chacin ($1.75 million). It's probably the best possible landing spot for Cahill, who has been used in relief the last few seasons but will get a real shot to compete for a spot in the Padres' rotation. The righty also happens to be from the San Diego area. Cahill flamed out in Arizona the last time he was used as a full-time starter, but he held a 2.61 ERA and 88/40 K/BB ratio across 82 2/3 frames the last year and a half with the Cubs while still getting plenty of groundballs.
Jan 13 - 8:40 AM

ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reports that free agent right-hander Trevor Cahill is drawing interest from six teams.

Crasnick notes that three teams view him as a starter while three others are looking at him as a reliever. The 28-year-old pitched almost exclusively out of the bullpen with the Cubs last season while putting up a 2.74 ERA and 66/35 K/BB ratio in 65 2/3 innings. He made just four starts in the majors over the past two seasons.
Wed, Dec 21, 2016 02:24:00 PM

Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that Trevor Cahill is marketing himself as a starter and has received offers from three teams.

In a weak market for starting pitching, it's not a bad way for his agent to frame things. Cahill, 28, pitched almost exclusively out of the bullpen with the Cubs in 2016 while posting a 2.74 ERA and 66/35 K/BB ratio over 65 2/3 innings.
Wed, Nov 30, 2016 11:16:00 AM

Trevor Cahill tossed five scoreless innings in a 4-0 victory over the Brewers in the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader.

Cahill, who was making his return from right patellar tendinitis, did well in his first start in the majors in nearly 16 months. The veteran right-hander limited the Brewers to just two singles and two walks while striking out three batters. He also drove in a run on a safety squeeze. He'll likely go back to the bullpen from here, but the strong performance gives the Cubs an alternative if John Lackey's shoulder stiffness lingers.
Tue, Aug 16, 2016 05:11:00 PM

Cubs activated RHP Trevor Cahill from the 15-day disabled list.

Cahill has been sidelined since mid-July due to right patellar tendinitis, but he'll make his return as the 26th man for Tuesday's doubleheader against the Brewers. He's starting the first game against Matt Garza.
Tue, Aug 16, 2016 11:20:00 AM

Trevor Cahill will start for the Cubs in Game 1 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Brewers.

Cahill has been sidelined since mid-July due to right patellar tendinitis. He'll be asked to eat as many innings as possible in that start to keep the bullpen fresh and could make other spot starts down the stretch in order to keep the rest of the starters fresh as they prepare for a playoff run.
Sun, Aug 14, 2016 09:51:00 PM

Cubs placed RHP Trevor Cahill on the 15-day disabled list with right patellar tendinitis.

It's not clear how long he might be out. Cahill has been a workhorse out of the bullpen for the Cubs this season, boasting a 3.07 ERA in 41 innings. Clayton Richard will take the vacant roster spot.
Fri, Jul 15, 2016 11:07:00 AM

Trevor Cahill threw two scoreless innings of work in Saturday's Cactus League loss to the Reds.

Cahill struck out three while allowing two hits in his spring debut. The right-hander had opportunities to sign elsewhere this winter but chose to re-sign with the Cubs in hopes of winning a spot in the starting rotation. It was with the Cubs that he revived his career last season, posting a 2.12 ERA in 11 relief appearances to close out the regular season. He's much more likely to reprise that role this season, despite Saturday's good showing.
Sat, Mar 5, 2016 06:10:00 PM

Cubs pitching coach Chris Bosio said Saturday that Trevor Cahill turned down a two-year contract offer from the Pirates to remain with the Cubs.

The right-hander would've slotted into the Pirates rotation had he gone that route, instead he opted to remain a part of the Cubs' bullpen where he excelled down the stretch in 2015. He would have been much more interesting in fantasy leagues had he taken the Pirates offer.
Sat, Jan 16, 2016 01:38:00 PM

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Starting Pitcher
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2Jhoulys Chacin
3Clayton Richard
4Christian Friedrich
5Luis Perdomo
6Jarred Cosart
7Trevor Cahill
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