Julio Teheran

Julio Teheran

Julio Teheran
Atlanta Braves — No. 66
Born: January 27, 1991
Cartagena, Colombia(age 20)
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Julio Alberto Teheran (born January 27, 1991) is a minor league baseball pitcher in the Atlanta Braves organization.

Teheran is considered one of the top prospects in all of baseball, ranking numer one by Baseball America in the Atlanta Braves system and fifth overall of all prospects.

Professional career

Teheran started his professional career in 2008, pitching for the Danville Braves. During that season he started six games and had a 1-2 record with a 6.60 ERA and 17 strikeouts in 15 innings. He spent the 2009 season pitching for Danville and the Rome Braves. In 14 startes he went 3-4 with a 3.65 ERA and 67 strikeouts in 81 innings. Prior to the 2010 season, Baseball America ranked him as the Braves third best prospect behind Jason Heyward and Freddie Freeman. He spent the 2010 season pitching for the Rome Braves, Myrtle Beach Pelicans and Mississippi Braves. He finished the season with a 9-8 record, a 2.59 ERA and 159 strikouts in 142 innings over 24 starts.


External links

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