Trevor Cahill

#34 SP / Kansas City Royals / EXP: 9YRS Height: 6-4 Weight: 240 lb Age: 29 College: None Bats/Throws R/R

Fantasy Points by Week

    Own
    19%
    Start
    5%
    SP Rank
    NR

    Player Outlook

    Trevor Cahill was off to a solid start to 2017, but was forced to the disabled list in mid-May with a right shoulder strain. At the time, he had a 3.27 ERA and 1.21 WHIP, supported by an impressive 30 percent strikeout rate, parlaying a 60 percent groundball rate into just three homers allowed in 41.1 frames. Cahill returned to the Padres' rotation on July 4, starting four games before being shipped to the Royals at the July trade deadline. Cahill started three games for Kansas City before control and home-run woes sent him to the bullpen. Cahill continued to struggle with the long ball after a second stint on the DL due to the shoulder, allowing six homers over his final 12 innings. Cahill's future looks to be as a mop-up long reliever, with the occasional spot start. Unless he regains his strikeout dominance with much better control, he's not a fantasy consideration.

    Player News
    • Cahill walked three over two scoreless innings Friday to earn his first hold of the year. Although the free passes were cumbersome, Cahill didn't allow a hit while hanging on to a one-run lead during the seventh and eighth innings Friday. The Royals bullpen has been a mess lately, and manager Ned Yost may give Cahill a shot at the setup role until there's a slip up.

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    • Royals' Trevor Cahill: Pitching in relief for now
      By RotoWire Staff

      Cahill will work in a bullpen role for the time being, Rustin Dodd of The Kansas City Star reports. Manager Ned Yost said Cahill's pitch count is around 40 for the time being, so with him unable to handle a full starter's workload if needed, he will work in relief for the time being. The Royals figure to attempt to build up his pitch count over the rest of the month, but with just a few weeks to go, he shouldn't be counted on for more than a couple of starts even if he is able to regain his stamina.

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    • Royals' Trevor Cahill: Activated from DL
      By RotoWire Staff

      Cahill (shoulder) was activated from the 10-day DL on Friday. He had been playing catch, but it remains to be seen when he will slot back into the rotation, as the Royals had no incentive not to activate him with rosters expanding. Cahill has a 6.75 ERA, 2.20 WHIP and 15 strikeouts in 21.1 innings since the All-Star break.

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    • Royals' Trevor Cahill: Plays catch Wednesday
      By RotoWire Staff

      Cahill (shoulder) played catch Wednesday, Rustin Dodd of The Kansas City Star reports. This marked the first time Cahill was able to throw since he landed on the disabled list Aug. 10, and he's expected to start ramping things up in the near future. He still needs to work his way through an entire throwing program, so he remains a ways away from returning to the big club. Jake Junis should continue to take Cahill's turn in the rotation while he's on the shelf.

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    • Royals' Trevor Cahill: No structural damage
      By RotoWire Staff

      An MRI on Cahill's shoulder showed no structural damage, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports. This is encouraging news, but Cahill admitted that he's unsure when he may be able to return. The right-hander missed seven weeks with a shoulder injury earlier this season while with San Diego, before the trade to Kansas City. Jake Junis is expected to be recalled to start in place of Cahill on Monday.

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    Stats

    YearTeamAPPGSINNWLSKBBIHAERAWHIP
    2017 KC 21 14 84.0 4 3 0 87 45 91 4.92 1.61
    2016 CHC 50 1 65.7 4 4 0 66 35 49 2.74 1.27
    TOTAL 283 188 1,233.3 73 79 1 907 507 1,188 4.10 1.37

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    Last 7 Games

    DATEOppWLSINNHAERABBIKWHIP
    9/25
    - - - 0.2 4 9.90 1 0 7.50
    9/22
    - - - 0.2 1 8.10 2 0 4.50
    9/15
    - - - 2.0 0 8.10 3 0 1.50
    9/11
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    - - - 3.1 2 10.13 1 3 0.90
    9/08
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    - - - 1.1 3 16.20 2 1 3.75
    9/05
    - - - 3.0 3 13.50 1 4 1.33
    9/02
    - - - 1.0 2 27.00 2 1 4.00

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