Snake bites

Snake bites

• Trevor Cahill (right hip) will start for Triple-A Reno on Tuesday in Oklahoma City and throw around 80 pitches. His first rehab outing came Thursday in the Arizona League. D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said he wasn't sure how many more Minor League starts Cahill will need. The right-hander has been on the disabled list since July 1.

• Although the D-backs have yet to make it official, Gibson said Sunday he anticipates Brandon McCarthy coming off the DL and starting Friday in Boston.

Tyler Emerick is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.