|Mar. 30 12:23 PM PT1:23 PM MT2:23 PM CT3:23 PM ET15:23 ET19:23 GMT3:23 12:23 PM MST2:23 PM EST2:53 PM VEN23:23 UAE2:23 PM CT-Maholm has been released from a minor league contract with the Cincinnati Reds.
Analysis: Maholm agreed to the deal Jan. 28 and had a 2.19 ERA in five spring-training games, allowing three runs, seven hits and two walks in 12 1-3 innings with five strikeouts. Cincinnati, which announced the decision Monday, originally envisioned Maholm competing for a rotation spot after the Reds traded Mat Latos and Alfredo Simon, but the Reds told Maholm in mid-March he was under consideration for a bullpen role.
|Feb. 2 3:06 PM PT4:06 PM MT5:06 PM CT6:06 PM ET18:06 ET23:06 GMT7:06 4:06 PM MST6:06 PM EST6:36 PM VEN3:06 UAE (+1)5:06 PM CT-Maholm 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.
Analysis: 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.