the sun-times is reporting in advance of any official announcement that rich hill will be recalled from iowa to take glendon rusch's spot in the cub rotation. with rusch moving to the pen, david aardsma will be sent back down.
this $94mm cubs team now has three novices -- hill, sean marshall and angel guzman -- in its starting rotation. marshall and guzman will pitch the next two games against the pirates.
hill has gone 1-0 with a 1.44 era in four starts for the i-cubs.