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The No. 2 prospect in minor league baseball, Julio Teheran threw his first career complete game on Sunday against the Charlotte Knights. The right-hander was in the zone, as he threw 107 pitches and yielded just one run en route to the nine-inning complete game victory. With the win, Teheran moved his record to 5-2 on the season with a stellar 3.15 ERA, as he seeks his second straight Triple-A All-Star Game appearance in 2012.
Teheran was a non-drafted free agent that was signed by the Atlanta Braves during the 2007 Major League off-season. He started with one stint in Rookie ball with Danville and then was promoted in 2009 to Rome, where he pitched 37.2 innings for Atlanta’s Single-A affiliate. After showcasing his raw ability in Rome, his next stop was Myrtle Beach in the summer of 2010. Teheran began to dominate hitters with the Pelicans, as his 2.98 ERA…
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