Jeff Passan had this:
Toronto is thinking about turning Jeremy Jeffress back into a starter. Pitched well as RP in September. Hasn't started since 2011 in minors.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) November 8, 2013
Jeffress did a very nice job for us, as a September call up, pitching in 9 games, allowing 7 hits, 3 walks, with 11 strikeouts in 9.1 inning, all without allowing an earned run. He pitched 2 innings in a couple of his appearances.
He is a fun pitcher to watch. You have to like guys that can hit 100 mph. As a starter, odds are he'd have to take a click or two off his fastball.
Jeremy hasn't made a major league start, the last time he started in the minors was in 2011, in the Royals' minor league system.
I don't know, I like him as a reliever, but I'm not sure he throws enough pitches to get by as a starter. According to Fangraphs, in his few innings for the Jays, he threw 75% two-seam fastballs, 19.4% curves and 8.5% four-seam fastballs. I guess, if they figure he could find a change in spring training.
What do you think?