Primarily a shortstop his first two seasons in high school, Cahill had pitched just 19 innings prior to 2006
Trevor was an outstanding student, graduating from high school with a 4
The A's are confident Cahill will become more consistent with a professional approach to conditioning, training, and preparation
In 2007, Baseball America rated Trevor as 10th-best prospect in the A's organization
Then, in the offseason before 2009 spring training, they had Cahill as second-best prospect in the Oakland A's farm system, behind only LHP Brett Anderson.
In 2007, Cahill was named the A's Minor League Pitcher of the Year. And in 2008, he was a repeat winner as A's organizational Pitcher of the Year.
In August 2008, Trevor was a member of Team USA in the Beijing Olympics.
Cahill is partial to classic rock and ranks Led Zeppelin among his favorite bands and warms up during games to the accompaniment of Jefferson Airplane's "White Rabbit."
Cahill was tested for food allergies during the 2012 offseason and the results convinced him to avoid gluten and dairy products.
Cahill warms up to the song "White Rabbit" by Jefferson Airplane.
June 2006: The A's chose Cahill in the second round, out of Vista High School in San Diego. Instead of going to Dartmouth College, Cahill signed with the A's for a bonus of $560,000. Craig Weissmann is the scout who signed him.
December 9, 2011: The Diamondbacks sent P Jarrod Parker, OF Collin Cowgill, and P Ryan Cook to the A's; acquiring Cahill, P Craig Breslow, and cash.
April 2, 2015: The Braves acquired Cahill and cash considerations from the D-backs in exchange for Minor League outfielder Josh Elander.
June 19, 2015: The Braves released Cahill.
July 2, 2015: The Dodgers signed Cahill to a Minor League contract.
Aug. 14, 2015: The Dodgers released Trevor.
August 19, 2015: Cahill signed a Minor League deal with the Cubs.
December 14, 2015: The Cubs signed free agent Cahill.
Nov 3, 2016: Cahill chose free agency.
Jan 20, 2017: The Padres signed free agent Cahill.