Julio Teheran, Starting Pitcher, Atlanta Braves, #49


Date of Birth: 1/27/1991
Birthplace: Cartagena, Colombia
Current Salary: $6,466,666

Julio Teheran, starting pitcher for the Atlanta Braves, was signed by the Braves in 2008. He pitched in their minor league system from 2008 through most of 2012, finishing with a 3.50 ERA and a 35-26 win-loss record. In 2011, he pitched in five games with the Braves and in two games in 2012.

In 2013, his first full season in the major leagues, Teheran pitched 185.2 innings in 30 games. He had a 14-8 record with 170 strikeouts to 45 walks and a 3.20 ERA.

Teheran signed a six-year, $32.4 million contract extension with the Braves in February, 2014. He finished the 2014 season with a 14-13 record, 186 strikeouts to 51 walks, and a 2.89 ERA in 221.0 innings in 33 games.

In 2015, Teheran pitched in 33 games with the Braves. He finished the season with an 11-8 record, 171 strikeouts to 73 walks, and a 4.04 ERA in 200.2 innings.

Teheran finished the 2016 season with a 3.21 ERA, 7 wins to 10 losses, and 167 strikeouts to 41 walks in 188.0 innings in 30 games.

Career pitching statistics for Teheran through 2016 include:

  • 133 games played
  • 821.1 innings pitched
  • 47-40 win-loss record
  • 709 strikeouts to 219 walks
  • 3.39 ERA

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Julio Teheran
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