Maholm impressive for Cubs in 2-0 win over Padres

Paul Maholm pitched five impressive innings, Bryan LaHair and

Reed Johnson drove in Chicago’s runs and a Cubs split squad beat

the San Diego Padres 2-0 Monday.

Maholm allowed four hits, walked two and struck out six. He has

allowed only one earned run in 10 innings.

Padres starter Tim Stauffer yielded two runs in five innings. He

gave up seven hits, a walk and struck out three.

Outfielder Will Venable had two hits for San Diego.