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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

Starting pitcher Paul Maholm #28 of the Chicago Cubs delivers the ball against the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field on July 29, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Beat Cardinals On Rizzo’s Walkoff HR In 10th

Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning Sunday that lifted the Chicago Cubs over the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2.

07/29/2012

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

Alfonso Soriano. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Soriano’s Blast Helps Cubs Top Marlins, Buehrle

Paul Maholm pitched eight innings, Alfonso Soriano homered and the Cubs beat the Miami Marlins 4-2 Thursday, ruining Mark Buehrle’s return to Chicago.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

Paul Maholm #28 of the Chicago Cubs pitches to the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on July 4, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Cubs Hit 3 Homers, Beat Braves 5-1

Bryan LaHair, Jeff Baker and Anthony Rizzo hit home runs and the Chicago Cubs continued their success against Atlanta by beating the Braves 5-1 on Wednesday night.

07/04/2012

Paul Maholm. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Maholm Leads Cubs Past Astros 4-0

Paul Maholm pitched into the ninth inning to earn his first win in seven weeks and the Chicago Cubs hit three homers in a 4-0 victory over the Houston Astros on Friday.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2012

Paul Goldschmidt #44 and teammate Chris Young #24 of the Arizona Diamondbacks celebrate a home run against the Chicago Cubs at Chase Field on June 23, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Diamondbacks Pound Maholm, Beat Cubs 10-5

David DeJesus and Starlin Castro, the top two players in the Chicago Cubs’ batting order, had four hits apiece on Saturday night. And neither table-setter scored.

06/24/2012

Ryan Braun #8 of the Milwaukee Brewers is congratulated by Brock Conrad #14 after scoring during the game against the Chicago Cubs at Miller Park on June 6, 2012 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Greinke Fans 12, Brewers Thrash Cubs 8-0

Zack Greinke had a season-high 12 strikeouts and the Milwaukee Brewers rediscovered their offense, beating the Chicago Cubs 8-0 on Wednesday night.

06/06/2012

Paul Maholm. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Maholm Wins Fourth Straight For Cubs

Paul Maholm outpitched Tim Hudson to win his fourth straight start, Bryan LaHair hit a go-ahead single in the seventh inning and the Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves 1-0 Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2012

Paul Maholm #28 of the Chicago Cubs pitches during the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field on April 21, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Maholm Leads Cubs Past Reds, 6-1

Paul Maholm pitched six solid innings to earn his first win in nine months and the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-1 on Saturday to stop a six-game slide.

04/21/2012

Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro strikes out against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on April 15, 2012 in St. Louis. Both teams wore the number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cardinals Whip Cubs 10-3, Take Series

Jake Westbrook allowed one earned run in seven strong innings and rookie Matt Carpenter homered, tripled and drove in five runs in the St. Louis Cardinals’ 10-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.

04/15/2012

Paul Maholm. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

McKnight: Maholm Falters In Wrigley Debut

Whether it was walking the leadoff man, allowing the Brewers to bat around in the first inning or hitting a pair of batters, it might be better to forget this one.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2012

Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Alex Gonzalez is congratulated by teammates Mat Gamel, Corey Hart, and Aramis Ramirez after hitting a three-run homer in the first inning against the Chicago Cubs on April 10, 2012 at Wrigley Field. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Brewers’ 5-Run 1st Inning Dooms Cubs

Alex Gonzalez hit a three-run homer in Milwaukee’s five-run first inning, sending the Brewers to a 7-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.

04/10/2012

Cubs Uniform Logo. (Credit: Getty)

Cubs And Angels Tie 3-3

Albert Pujols homered for the second straight day and the Los Angeles Angels played to a 3-all tie with the Chicago Cubs in 10 innings Saturday.

03/31/2012

Bryan LaHair. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Maholm Impressive For Cubs In 2-0 Win Over Padres

Bryan LaHair is less than two weeks away from breaking camp on a big league opening day roster for the first time. The timing should be just about right for the Chicago Cubs first baseman, considering he has nearly 1,000 career at-bats in the minors and just 65 in the majors.

03/26/2012

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

Jeff Samardzija

Schuster: Samardzija Will Get Shot To Start

Samardzija is coming off his best season as a professional notching eight wins in 2011 to go along with an era of 2.97.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2012

Paul Maholm

Cubs Sign Pitcher Paul Maholm

Veteran Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Paul Maholm has been signed to a contract with the Cubs, according to multiple reports.

01/10/2012

Andrew McCutchen

McCutchen Has 5 RBIs, Bucs Beat Cubs 9-1

Entering the All-Star break with the second-worst record in the majors, the Chicago Cubs are looking forward to the time off. Andrew McCutchen homered and drove in five runs, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cubs 9-1 on Sunday.

07/10/2011

Chicago Cubs left fielder Alfonso Soriano tries but can't make the catch on a double by Pittsburgh Pirates' Neil Walker during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, May 28, 2011, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Esposito: Cubs Blown Out By Pirates 10-0

The Cubs managed only 3 hits off of Pirates starter Paul Maholm, who went the distance as the Bucs shut out the Cubs 10-0. Randy Wells came off the disabled list to make his first start since April 4th, but he took the loss, going only 4 innings while giving up 5 earned runs.

05/28/2011

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