Made 30 starts and went 7-10 with a 3.21 ERA (67 ER/188.0 IP), which ranked 11th best in the NL... Became the first Braves pitcher to make 30 starts in four consecutive seasons since Greg Maddux went eight straight from 1996-2003...Teheran is one of 14 MLB pitchers with at least 30 starts in every season since 2013...Made his All-Star Game debut in the National League's 4-2 loss, and threw 12 pitches, nine strikes, during a perfect fifth inning...Named to his second career All-Star team; he did not play in the 2014 game after being named on the player ballot...Started Opening Day for the Braves for the third consecutive season...Became the first Braves pitcher to start three consecutive Opening Days since RHP Derek Lowe accomplished the feat from 2009-2011...In Atlanta franchise history, only two Braves pitchers have started four consecutive Opening Days (Greg Maddux from 1993-96 and Rick Mahler, 1985-1988)...Only two National League pitchers have longer active Opening Day start streaks with their current team than Teheran: LAD's Clayton Kershaw, who has started six straight, and STL's Adam Wainwright, who has four straight… Teheran is 1-1 with a 2.50 ERA (5 ER/18.0 IP) on Opening Day after taking a no-decision in a 4-3 loss to Washington...Beat the Marlins 2-1 in 2015 and took a 2-0 loss in Milwaukee to start 2014...Struck out a career-high 12 batters twice (5/24 vs. MIL and 10/2 vs. DET)...Also tossed 7.0 shutout innings in his 10/2 start vs. DET to become the fifth Braves pitcher in Turner Field history to strike out 12 or more over at least 7.0 shutout innings... Alex Wood did it last on 8/31/14 vs. MIA...Faced just 28 batters in a one-hit shutout at NYM on 6/19, allowing no walks and fanning seven in the 6-0 win...It marked the fifth complete game of his career, the third shutout and the Braves' only individual complete game in 2016. Tossed 8.0 shutout innings in his start on 6/25 vs. NYM, and extended his scoreless streak to a career-best 23.0 innings, dating to the second inning of his start on 6/14 vs. CIN...It marked the longest scoreless streak by a Braves starter in a single season since 2013, when Paul Maholm went 25.1 scoreless innings from April 3-20...Earned his fourth win of the season in his start on 8/30, holding SD to six hits and two runs over 7.0 innings to lower his season ERA to 3.12... According to the Elias Sports Bureau, since earned runs were first tracked in 1912, only three other starting pitchers had four or fewer wins with an ERA as low as Teheran in their first 24 starts of a season: Frank Allen of the 1913 Dodgers (4-14, 2.70 ERA), Nolan Ryan for the 1987 Astros (4-13, 3.09) and the Expos' John Dopson in 1988 (3-10, 2.97)...Made his first career trip to the disabled list on 8/2 (retroactive to 7/31) after suffering a right lat strain…Returned on 8/19 after making one rehabilitation start with Triple-A Gwinnett... Compiled a 3-9 record and 2.81 ERA in his first 21 starts of the season prior to his DL stint…Went 4-1 with a 4.22 over his final nine starts after returning...Received 70 total runs of support, good for a rate of 3.35 per nine innings…That total ranked as the second lowest in baseball among 74 qualified pitchers and the lowest in the National League…Since 1974, the 3.35 run support rate was the fifth lowest in team history…RHP Shelby Miller had the lowest mark, 2.54, in 2015...Won his first decision of the season by beating PIT, 3-1 on 5/18 at PNC Park, with 7.2-innings of scoreless ball...Struck out three and did not walk a batter...The win snapped an eight-game winless streak, the longest of his career, and a career high-tying four-decision losing streak...Since the franchise moved to Atlanta in 1966, 13 Braves pitchers prior to 2016 began their season with at least eight winless starts...Only Steve Bedrosian (2.91) in 1985 had a lower ERA than Teheran (3.17) over the winless stretch...Dropped a 5-1 decision at KC on 5/13, despite going 7.0 innings, allowing two runs, one earned, and retiring 14 of his final 16 batters faced...It was his fifth consecutive start allowing two runs or less without a win...That tied for the second-longest such single-season streak in Atlanta franchise history (since 1966) with one compiled by Steve Bedrosian (8/9-8/27/85)...Mike Bielecki went six straight starts to set the franchise mark from 4/26-6/9/92...Teheran compiled a 1.44 ERA (5 ER/31. IP) over those five games..Had four starts in which he did not receive a win despite allowing no runs...That total tied for the most such starts in the majors with LAA's Matt Shoemaker...The four starts also tie the Atlanta franchise record, done three times previous and last by Steve Avery in 1996...Went 2-0 with 0.90 ERA in four starts against NYM to run his career mark against the Mets to 7-3 with a 2.36 ERA (24 ER/91.2 IP)…Since 2011, when Teheran entered the league, no qualifying pitcher has a better ERA against the Mets...Limited opponents to a .223 batting average, 12th best in baseball…Lefties hit .237 (74-for-312) after batting .300 with a .893 OPS in 2015
In his third full season, led the team in wins (11), while finishing tied for first in games started (33) and strikeouts (171). The team went 19-14 (.576) in his starts…Tossed 200.2 innings, his second consecutive season with at least 200 innings. Became the first Braves pitcher with back-to-back 200-inning seasons since Tim Hudson in 2010 and 2011. Ranked 12th in the NL in innings pitched…Walked a career-high 73, tied for the sixth most in the majors. Also allowed a personal-most 27 home runs, which tied for the seventh-highest total in the NL…Earned the Opening Day start for the second consecutive season, beating MIA, 2-1, on 4/6 at Marlins Park. Became the first Braves pitcher to be the Opening Day starter in back-to-back seasons since 2010 and 2011, when Derek Lowe did it. Full Name: Julio Alberto Teheran Bats: Right Throws: Right M.L. Service: 3.062 Height: 6-2 Weight: 205 Born: 1/27/91 in Cartagena, Colombia Acquired: Signed by the Braves as a non-drafted free agent on July 2, 2007. Contract Status: Signed through 2019, with an option for 2020. JULIO TEHERAN PITCHER 49 TEHERAN 30452 Braves Media Guide_164-230_Players-N-Z_r1.indd 204 3/21/16 11:16 AM 205 TEHERAN…Went 8-2 with a 2.89 ERA (35 ER/109.0 IP) in 17 games at home. Finished 3-6 with a 5.40 ERA (55 ER/91.2 IP) in 16 road games. Allowed 18 of his 27 home runs away from Turner Field…Compiled a 4.71 ERA and a 6-6 record through the end of July (21 games). From August through the end of the year, a span of 12 games, went 5-2 with a 2.95 ERA (25 ER/76.1 IP). He allowed more than three runs in a start only one time over that final 12-game span…His 1.91 September ERA (7 ER/33.0 IP) ranked fourth best in the NL and fifth lowest in the majors…Won his 10th game of the season with an 8-1 victory over PHI on 9/9 at Citizens Bank Park. Allowed one run over 7.0 innings. The win gave him double-digit victories in three straight seasons, the first Braves pitcher to do so since Tommy Hanson (four, 2009-12) and Tim Hudson (three, 2010-12)…Became the 19th pitcher in Atlanta-era franchise history to make 100 starts with the team when he beat St. Louis, 4-0, at home in his season finale, 10/2…Allowed a career-high eight runs twice, each time over 4.1 innings. He lost 8-0 on 5/26 at LAD and then suffered a 20-6 defeat on 8/30 vs. NYY…Fanned a career high-tying 11 over 7.0 innings in a 3-1 loss on 7/22 vs. LAD. It was his fourth 11-strikeout game and his sixth with double-digits…Surrendered a career-most four home runs on 4/17 at TOR. Received a no-decision in the 8-7 win…Gave up career-high 13 hit on 6/16 at BOS. Also surrendered 10 hits three times, after entering the season allowing double-digit hits four times total in his career…Picked off five runners, tied for the fifth-most in the majors and tied for the second-most among righthanded pitchers…Went 0-3 with a 9.24 ERA (26 ERA/25.1 IP) in five interleague starts. Finished 11-5 with a 3.29 ERA (64 ER/175.1 IP) in 28 games against the NL.
Led the team in starts (T1st, 33), quality starts (T1st, 25), innings pitched (221.0), wins (T1st, 14), complete games (4), WHIP among starters (1.08) and opponents' average among starters (.232). His 221.0 innings pitched ranked third in the National League and seventh in the majors. He reached the200-inning plateau for the first time in his career. Named to his first All-Star team after being selected on the player ballot, did not appear in the contest. His 25 quality starts ranked tied for sixth in the majors and tied for second in the NL. His 2.89 ERA ranked 19th in the majors and 13th in the NL. His .232 opponents' batting average rankedsixth in the NL and 10th in the majors. Prior to his start on 6/11, his 1.89 season ERA led the majors. Ranked eighth in the majors with a 2.11 ERA at home. His .214 opponents' batting average at homeranked ninth in the NL. Had a 3.68 ERA and .249 opponents average on the road. Became the first Braves pitcher to post two shutouts in a season (4/16 & 5/20) since Greg Maddux hadthree in 2001. At 23 years old, he became the first Brave with two-or-more shutouts in a season beforehis 25th birthday since Steve Avery in 1992 at age 22. Tossed his first career complete game and first career shutout on 4/16 at PHI, a 1-0 victory. He was perfect through 4.0 innings and faced just three batters over the minimum. Tossed his fourth complete game of the season on 9/13 at TEX and became the first Braves pitcher torecord at least four complete games in a season since Greg Maddux (6) and Tom Glavine (4) in 2000. Lost back-to-back decisions in the majors for the first time in his career on 5/3 vs. SF and 5/14 at SF(ND on 5/9 vs. CHI in between losses). His run support average of 3.58 (88 runs/221.0 IP) ranked as 12th-lowest in the NL. Agreed to terms on a six-year contract through 2019 with an option for 2020 on 2/14.
Enters 2014 as the 16th-best prospect in the Braves organization, according to Baseball America. Tabbed by Baseball America as owning the best fastball among Braves farmhands. Named by the Braves as Rome's (A) Pitcher of the Year after logging 24 saves with a 1.49 ERA (7 ER/42.1 IP) before earning a promotion to Mississippi (AA) on 8/6. Combined to go 1-1 with a 1.69 ERA (10 ER/53.1 IP) between the two levels, surrendering just 31 hits while striking out 81. His 24 saves led the organization and ranked second in the South Atlantic League, despite spending his final month in the Southern League. Struck out a season-high five batters in a 2.0 inning save on 5/2 vs. Greenville. Went 27 consecutive games (5/23-8/11) without allowing an earned run, logging 42 strikeouts in 27.1 innings over that stretch. Made nine appearances with the Scottsdale Scorpions of the Arizona Fall League, pitching to a 0.90 ERA (1 ER/10.0 IP).