SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- If anyone in the Diamondbacks organization was starting to worry about Trevor Cahill's rough start to the spring, his solid outing Saturday night against the Royals had to ease their concerns a bit.
Though his night started with a rocky two-run first inning, Cahill recovered nicely with 3 23 scoreless innings and a final line of 4 23 innings, five hits, two earned runs, one walk and six strikeouts.
"I've been struggling, and as it gets closer to the season, you start to worry a little bit," Cahill said. "After the first (inning) I was worrying a little bit again, but I kind of settled down, relaxed and felt a lot more comfortable."
Cahill entered Saturday night with a 0-3 record and a 7.88 ERA, having given up at least two runs in each of his three previous outings. But if Gibson or the D-backs staff -- or anyone other than Cahill, for that matter -- has been worried at all, they haven't shown it.
Before Saturday's game at Salt River Fields, Gibson pointed t...