Trevor Cahill P CHC 4 weeks ago

Cahill took the loss Friday night versus the Diamondbacks, allowing a run on two hits in one-third of an inning.

Competitive Edge Analysis

The right-hander came into the ninth with Travis Wood already having gotten the first batter out, but Cahill proceeded to allow a hit to the first batter he faced and later let him score on a Yasmany Tomas single. This all being said, Cahill will likely not end up in situations like this too often during the season, as he is currently projected to act more as a long reliever and spot starter for the Cubs going forward.

Trevor Cahill P CHC 1 month ago

Cahill, who has not made the Cubs' rotation to start the season, will serve as the emergency starter, Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Cahill had an uphill battle ahead of him, but he'll end up the odd man out, as manager Joe Maddon announced a rotation made up of Jake Arrieta, Jon Lester, Jason Hammel, John Lackey and Kyle Hendricks on Sunday afternoon. Cahill will look to continue his resurgence in long relief, barring any injury to one of the aforementioned options.

Trevor Cahill P CHC 1 month ago

Cahill pitches two scoreless innings and earned a save against the Reds on Tuesday.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Cahill has only made three official appearances this spring, but he's pitched well enough to stick around. He should be a key part of the Cubs' bullpen in 2016, with the possibility of the occasional spot start.

Trevor Cahill P CHC 2 months ago

Cahill has yet to allow an earned run while striking out three batters through 2.0 innings in one appearance this spring.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Cahill managed to post an impressive 2.12 ERA during his 11-game stretch with Chicago to end the 2015 season. This success led the 28-year-old to take a small discount and denied potential starting roles to remain with the Cubs this season. He appears to be a lock to make the bullpen as a middle reliever heading into the regular season.

Trevor Cahill P CHC 2 months ago

Cahill started and pitched two scoreless innings against the Reds on Saturday.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Cahill probably could have gotten a starting job with another team during the offseason, but he decided to stick with the Cubs and a likely bullpen role. He may be used as an occasional spot starter this year, but don't expect more than a handful of starts.

Trevor Cahill P CHC 2 months ago

Cahill will be stretched out this spring, Carrie Muskat of the Cubs' official site reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

The Cubs liked what the saw in Cahill's brief tenure with Chicago last year, and he's likely to be a key part of the bullpen in 2016. Still, he'll be stretched out in case injuries strike the rotation.

Trevor Cahill P CHC 5 months ago

Cahill agreed to a contract with the Cubs on Monday, pending a physical, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

The terms of Cahill's deal haven't been released yet, but that should continue to trickle out. After beginning his career with the Diamondbacks as a starter, he made the shift to the bullpen in 2015, and while he struggled in Atlanta, the 27-year-old posted a 2.12 ERA and 0.77 WHIP with 22 strikeouts in 17 innings with the Cubs last season, and should serve in a similar role with the club again in 2016.

Trevor Cahill P CHC 8 months ago

Cahill picked up his first win of the season Saturday, tossing 3.1 shutout innings in relief of Travis Wood and allowing two hits and a walk while striking out three.

Competitive Edge Analysis

The Cubs were using a bullpen day Saturday to get their rotation back in rhythm, and Cahill was in the right place to notch the win. He's been very effective in long relief since coming over to Chicago, posting a 1.54 ERA, 0.600 WHIP and 14:3 K:BB ratio in 11.2 innings, but don't expect him to have much fantasy value over the final couple of weeks.

Trevor Cahill P CHC 8 months ago

Cahill is one of the candidates to start in the second game of Sunday's doubleheader, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Manager Joe Maddon has called for Sunday as a "staff day," with Cahill, Clayton Richard, Travis Wood, and Carl Edwards all possibilities to pitch in the second game of the doubleheader. Dan Haren will start the opener.

Trevor Cahill P CHC 8 months ago

Cahill was called up from Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday.

Competitive Edge Analysis

The Braves made a move just prior to the start of the season to acquire Cahill, whose 3.89 FIP last season was nearly two full runs lower than his ERA (5.61). However, hope for a rebound quickly dissipated, and Cahill was ultimately designated for assignment in June. He then signed with the Dodgers and later, the Cubs, but his opportunities to recoup value before the winter will likely be limited over the final month with Chicago fighting to hold onto the second Wild Card.