Originally Posted by champagne030
A plus fastball and 'get me by' slider isn't going to cut it as a starter. His fastball isn't good enough to only have an average, at best, slider cut it as a starter. That repertoire screams Matt Thornton.
If his floor is Matt Thornton, I'm not concerned. Thornton could close for any team, and has a good amount of value as our set-up guy.