Trey enters his fifth season with Chicago after he was selected by the Cubs in the 32nd of the 2009 draft ... 2012 marked his
second-straight full season at Double-A Tennessee...The right-hander is 27-16 with a 3.45 ERA (128 ER/334.0 IP) in 95
career minor league games, 70 starts ... has walked 136 and struck out
291, while allowing just 23 home runs in 334.0 innings.
...Was added to the Cubs 40-man roster, November 20, 2012.
...Was a non-roster invitee to major league Spring Training in 2011.
...Has lowered his hits allowed per nine innings in each of the last three
years (12.1 in 2010, 11.4 in 2011 and 8.8 in 2012).
...Participated in the Cubs inaugural Rookie Development Program in
Chicago in January of 2013.
...Was named the fourth-best Cubs prospect heading into 2012 by
...Named a 2011 Southern League mid-season All-Star ... was a Midwest
League All-Star in 2010.
...Attended Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
...Graduated from Haleyville (Ala.) High School.
...His uncle, David Sean Whiteside, played for the Tigers in 1995 after he
was selected by the organization in the 11th round of the 1992 draft.2012Trey went 9-8 with a 4.26 ERA (45 ER/95.0 IP) while punching out 66 and walking 45 in his second full season with Double-A
Tennessee ... pitched in a career-high 34 games, including 17 starts...Placed on Tennessee's seven day D.L., April 17-27, with a blister on his
right middle finger.
...Began the campaign as a starter, going 5-7 with a 4.46 ERA
(33 ER/66.2 IP) before being assigned to the bullpen, July 13 ... went
4-1 with a 3.81 ERA (12 ER/28.1 IP) as a reliever.
...Finished the season by winning four-straight decisions, going 4-0 with a
1.50 ERA (3 ER/18.0 IP) in his final 11 appearances.
...Did not surrender a home run in his final 22.2 innings (14 games).
...Held right-handed hitters to a .247 batting average (47-for-190).
...Limited opponents to a .218 average (24-for-110) with runners in
scoring position.2011Trey went 5-6 with a 4.55 ERA (48 ER/95.0 IP) in 23 games (22 starts) for Double-A Tennessee...finished the season strong,
going 4-1 with a 3.60 ERA (14 ER/35.0 IP) in six August games (five starts)...Named a mid-season Southern League All-Star...Struck out 29 and walked 11 in his six August outings...Twice landed on the D.L....had a blister on the middle finger of his
throwing hand (April 11-21) then suffered abdominal strain (June 13-23)...Posted a 2.70 ERA (11 ER/36.2 IP) in nine starts prior to the Southern
League All-Star break...had a 5.71 mark (37 ER/58.1 IP) in 14 games
(13 starts) after the break...Twice tossed a season-high 7.0 innings, last done August 19 at Jacksonville.2010Trey combined to go 10-1 with a 2.48 ERA (32 ER/116.1 IP) in 25 starts between Single-A Peoria, Single-A Daytona and
Double-A Tennessee ... named the Midwest League Western Division starting pitcher for the All-Star Game...Opened the season with Peoria, going 6-0 with a 1.51 ERA (10 ER/59.2
IP), 70 strikeouts, 24 walks and a .202 average against in 13 starts...Suffered the loss in the West's 6-2 setback to the East in the All-Star
Game, surrendering three runs on three hits in 1.0 inning of work (2 SO)...Surrendered one or no runs in 11 of his 13 starts with the Chiefs, including
no runs five times...Held hitters to a .188 average (9-for-48) with runners in scoring position
and a .174 mark (4-for-23) with RISP with two outs while with the Chiefs...Promoted to Daytona, June 28, and went 4-0 with a 2.63 ERA (12
ER/41.0 IP) and 49 strikeouts in nine starts...Posted a 1.35 ERA (4 ER/26.2 IP) with no home runs, three walks and
32 strikeouts in six starts, July 15-August 18...Posted a 2-0 record with a 1.80 ERA (3 ER/15.0 IP) in three August
starts, leading to an August 22 promotion to the Double-A level...His 10-game winning streak was snapped, August 23 at West Tenn, in
his first Double-A start...Had a 5.74 ERA (10 ER/15.2 IP) with a 0-1 mark in three starts with the
Smokies, his first action at the Double-A level.2009Compiled a 3-1 ledger with a 0.98 ERA (3 ER/27.2 IP) in 13 games (six starts) between Rookie-League Mesa and Single-A Boise...Did not surrender an earned run in 7.1 innings with Mesa (six games, four starts)...Was 3-0 with a 1.33 ERA (3 ER/20.1 IP) in seven appearances (two starts) with Boise ... won three-straight starts, August 9-20.