Reds sign left-hander Paul Maholm to minor league deal
CINCINNATI -- Left-hander Paul Maholm (mu-HALL-uhm) has agreed to a minor league contract with the Cincinnati Reds, who have invited him to major league spring training with a chance to earn a roster spot.
The 32-year-old pitched for the Dodgers last season before tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee while covering first base on Aug. 1. He went 1-5 with a 4.84 ERA in eight starts and 22 relief appearances.
Maholm pitched seven seasons with the Pirates. He also has pitched for the Cubs, Braves and Dodgers.
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