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Cahill Making Big Strides In Second Season

Cahill is working on his change-up and sinker.

In 2006, the Oakland A's didn't have a first round draft selection for the first time since 2000. Despite that limitation, the A's were pleased with their 2006 haul, especially top pick Trevor Cahill, who was taken in the second round out of a San Diego-area high school. Cahill has been competing in the Midwest League this season and he has been finding great success. Matt Bailey profiles Cahill.

Although Trevor Cahill has only been with the Kane County Cougars for a few months, he has soaked up as much knowledge about pitching as possible. In his first appearance on the year, he failed to make it out of the first inning, allowing three runs on three hits. His ERA was a ridiculous 40.50 and he had a very short leash in terms of the amount of pitches he could throw. Since then, Cahill has...

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