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Cahill Looks To Build Off Rough First Start

Last year, the Oakland Athletics made quite an investment. With their first selection in the 2006 Major League Baseball Draft, they chose Trevor Cahill in the second round. Cahill, just an 18-year-old high school senior at the time, had already accepted a scholarship to play ball for Dartmouth.

Immediately, Trevor Cahill faced a life-altering decision, yet one that wasn't hard for him to make. Instead of going to college like thousands of high school seniors do, he decided to pass on attending Dartmouth and go straight to the A's farm teams. "I just wanted to start professional baseball as soon as possible," said Cahill. "The best coaches in baseball are at these levels and I think I... Recommended Stories

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