On hold – CHICAGO- The Cubs added to their starting rotation with the signing of left-hander Paul Maholm to a one-year contract, the Chicago Tribune reported Tuesday.
The 29-year-old's deal is worth $4.25 million in 2012 and includes an option for 2013.
Maholm spent his entire seven-year career in Pittsburgh going 53-73 over that span with a 4.36 ERA.
"I hope to get to continue some things when I visit during the year and start some great things as I start my Cubs career," Maholm said on Twitter Monday in a message to Pirate fans.
But despite a shabby win-loss record (6-14) last season in 26 starts, Maholm maintained a solid 3.66 ERA, which ranked 25th among National League starters.
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