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Reed Johnson (from left); Paul Maholm; Geovany Soto. (GETTY IMAGES file)

Cubs Send Johnson, Maholm To Atlanta; Soto Traded To Texas

The Cubs on Monday dealt left-handed pitcher Paul Maholm and outfielder Reed Johnson to the Atlanta Braves. Early Tuesday, the club confirmed it had sent catcher Geovany Soto to the Rangers.

07/30/2012

Chicago Cubs starter Paul Maholm pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on July 24, 2012 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Maholm Wins 5th Straight, Cubs Beat Pirates 5-1

Paul Maholm pitched eight strong innings Tuesday night to win his fifth straight start and lead the Chicago Cubs over the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1.

07/24/2012

Miami Marlins first baseman Carlos Lee hits a grand slam home run in the 5th inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on July 17, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Lee’s Slam Helps Ozzie Get First Win In Chicago As Marlin

Carlos Lee hit a grand slam and the Florida Marlins beat the Cubs 9-5 on Tuesday night, giving Ozzie Guillen a win in his first game back managing in Chicago.

07/17/2012

Chicago Cubs starter Ryan Dempster piches in the first inning against the New York Mets at CitiField on July 8, 2012 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Dempster Runs Scoreless Streak To 27 In Cubs’ Win

Ryan Dempster is too busy watching “Swamp People” to see the stories about him being possible trade bait. He’s pitching too well, though, to know that he might be in another uniform by the end of the month.

07/08/2012

Aaron Hill #2 of the Arizona Diamondbacks reaches first base safely as Jeff Baker #3 of the Chicago Cubs makes a play on a throw in the dirt at Chase Field on June 24, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Cubs Swept By Diamondbacks With 5-1 Loss

Wade Miley outpitched Matt Garza in eight strong innings, Justin Upton had three RBIs and the Arizona Diamondbacks completed a three-game sweep with a 5-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.

06/24/2012

Chicago Cubs center fielder David DeJesus drives in two runs with a single in the 3rd inning against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on June 19, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wood Edges Peavy In Pitching Duel, Cubs Beat Sox 2-1

Travis Wood pitched six strong innings for his first win as a starter in more than a year, and the Chicago Cubs beat the White Sox 2-1 on Tuesday night even though Jake Peavy went the distance.

06/19/2012

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija looks on after pitching the first inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on May 2, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Samardzija Dominant, Cubs Hit 2 HRs To Beat Reds 3-1

Bryan LaHair and Ian Stewart hit solo homers – a major outburst for the power-challenged Chicago Cubs – and Jeff Samardzija pitched into the eighth inning on Wednesday night for a 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.

05/02/2012

Chicago Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano misses a catch on a ball hit by Joey Votto of the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field on April 22, 2012. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cueto Helps Reds Beat Cubs 4-3

Johnny Cueto threw 6 1-3 strong innings to lead the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-3 win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.

04/22/2012

Rick Brown and Kimberly Brown with the home run ball they recovered at Wrigley Field this week. (courtesy: Brown Family)

For Soldier, A Thrill At The Ballpark Before Deployment

A scramble for a home-run ball at Wrigley Field this week was a special moment for a Zion man whose life is about to get a lot more challenging. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.

04/12/2012

Cubs Uniform Logo. (Credit: Getty)

Smith Has Three Hits For A’s In 4-3 Win Over Cubs

Seth Smith had a two-run double among his three hits, and the Oakland Athletics scored three unearned runs off Paul Maholm in the first inning and beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 in a game between split squads Saturday.

03/17/2012

Cubs Uniform Logo. (Credit: Getty)

Cubs Avoid Arbitration With 6 Players

The Cubs have agreed to one-year deals with six players to avoid salary arbitration: Jeff Baker, Blake Dewitt, Ian Stewart, Geovany Soto, Chris Volstad and Randy Wells.

01/17/2012

Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs is tagged out at third base by Jerry Hairston Jr. #15 of the Milwaukee Brewers in the first inning on September 21, 2011 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs’ Castro Gets 2 Hits, Now 1 Shy Of 200

Starlin Castro desperately wanted to get his 200th hit of the season in front of a supportive crowd at Wrigley Field. Now he’ll move on to St. Louis and try to reach the milestone.

09/21/2011

Geovany Soto #18 of the Chicago Cubs runs after hitting a two-run homer against the Milwaukee Brewers in the sixth inning on September 19, 2011 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Soto’s 2 Homers Lead Cubs Over Brewers

Geovany Soto hit two two-run homers and drove in all the Chicago Cubs’ runs in a 5-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night.

09/19/2011

Geovany Soto #18 of the Chicago Cubs hits a single in the second inning against the New York Mets during a game at Citi Field on September 10, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Cubs Rally For Win Against Mets, 5-4

Aramis Ramirez hit a two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning, rallying the Chicago Cubs past the New York Mets 5-4 after blowing a three-run lead in the eighth Saturday.

09/10/2011

Alfonso Soriano #12 of the Chicago Cubs follows through on a two-RBI double scoring Aramis Ramirez and Carlos Pena during the seventh inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Wrigley Field on September 3, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Lee Hits Go-Ahead Slam For Pirates, Cubs Lose 7-5

Derrek Lee came off the disabled list and hit a go-ahead grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Chicago Cubs 7-5 on Saturday.

09/03/2011

Chicago Cubs v San Francisco Giants

Castro Gets Another Hit But Cubs Lose To Giants

Madison Bumgarner matched his career high with 11 strikeouts, Jeff Keppinger and Pablo Sandoval hit consecutive homers in the fourth inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Wednesday to snap a three-game skid and avoid a sweep.

08/31/2011

Alfonso Soriano. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Soriano Hits Long Homer As Cubs Top Giants 5-2

Alfonso Soriano drove in two runs and hit one of the longest homers at AT&T Park, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 5-2 win over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.

08/31/2011

Aramis Ramirez #16 of the Chicago Cubs walks off the field after being called out  on a controversial 3rd strike while umpire Bill Miller #26 ejects manager Mike Quade #8 from the game during the game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on August  28, 2011 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Greinke Stays Perfect At Home, Brewers Win Again

Zack Greinke pitched effectively into the eighth to remain perfect at home, Corey Hart homered for the second time in as many days and the Milwaukee Brewers swept the Chicago Cubs with a 3-2 win on Sunday.

08/28/2011

Carlos Pena scores. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Colvin’s 10th Inning Hit Lifts Cubs Over Cardinals

Tyler Colvin’s RBI single in the 10th inning off Octavio Dotel lifted the Chicago Cubs to a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2011

Pitcher Mark Melancon #54 of the Houston Astros high fives catcher Carlos Corporan #22 after the final out defeating the Chicago Cubs 4-3 at Minute Maid Park on August 17, 2011 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Coleman Struggles In Cubs’ 4-3 Loss To Astros

Casey Coleman is hoping to impress the Chicago Cubs in his fourth stint with the team this season. He’s off to a rocky start.

08/17/2011

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