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Similar to Medlen, the month of July has not been kind so far to Paul Maholm.
The veteran left-hander is 0-2 with a 6.97 ERA in two starts this month.
Perhaps most concerning about his starts were two different problems that arose in the losses to division foes the Philadelphia Phillies and Miami Marlins.
It was the long ball that plagued Maholm against the Phillies as they hit two into the stands to score five runs (four earned).
Against the Marlins, Maholm struggled with his control in issuing five walks as the Marlins were able to push across four runs in just 4.1 innings of work.
He will get a chance to steady the month on Saturday against the White Sox.
The Braves could choose to trade the left-hander if they feel confident in Beachy's health or even prospect Alex Wood to make spot starts.
Therefore, these next few weeks will almost serve as a tryout to remain with the Braves.