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No Worries for Complacent Hill

MESA, Ariz. -- With only a little over one week to go until Opening Day, left-hander Rich Hill is right in the thick of things for one of the Cubs' final roster spots. One in particular is the fifth starter's job, which remains in limbo after another injury to Mark Prior.

While Opening Day for the Cubs and most every other major league club is Monday, April 3, the 2006 season officially begins the previous night when the Cleveland Indians visit the defending World Series Champion Chicago White Sox. That means that all 25-man rosters have to be finalized before April 2. The Cubs open up against the Cincinnati Reds the following day at Great American Ballpark...

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