Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 1/10/12
Maholm offers the Cubs a low risk high reward middle of the rotation arm. The Chicago Cubs and Paul Maholm agreed to a one year deal with an option for a second year. The first year will be a $4.25 million deal and the option year in 2013 would pay the left handed ground ball specialist $6.5 million.Maholm is 29 years old and although he missed some time at the end of last season with shoulder issues, he should be a nice fit in the middle of the Cubs rotation. This is a good low risk high reward signing for the Cubs who are looking to rebuild.Get all of your MLB news, rumors, and discussion at MTRbaseball.com. Follow MTR Baseball on Facebook and Twitter and listen to the MTR Baseball Beat every Thursday at 8pm EST on MTR Radio or any time On Demand. Bookmark It Hide Sites
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