Originally Posted by fitz1
I can't see this happening. I don't think you could put a pitcher in a fielding position and let him injure his arm by throwing out runners. I think you have to protect that pitching arm. If you were going to use a pitcher this way--AKA Owings--maybe first base would be a possibility.
Owings doesn't project to being league average at first base.
It does bring in interesting PH opportunities and possible double moves if he is kept as the 6th man/long reliever though. I couldn't see a legitimate starter being used in such a fashion though.