Aaron Hill is a wealthier man this year, Trevor Cahill a slimmer one.
Both had their best days of the spring in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 9-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in a split-squad game Sunday.
Hill - who signed a contract that will earn him $40.5 million over the next four seasons - homered, doubled and singled while driving in four runs.
Cahill - on a diet that has him 10-15 pounds lighter than a year ago - gave up one hit in five scoreless innings. The No. 2 starter in Arizona's rotation struck out five and walked two.
''The best he's thrown it this spring,'' manager Kirk Gibson said. ''I thought the last inning was his best inning. He threw two really nice curveballs that inning and some changeups. He threw many more strikes today, had better command of where he wanted to throw it as well.''
Cahill said he lost the weight for ''overall health'' reasons.
''I've always done the same work and running and stuff,'' he said. ''It was just the diet. I would eat unh...