Found January 30, 2013 on Fox Sports South:
It seems like a question with a simple answer. Who will be the Braves fifth starter until Brandon Beachy returns from Tommy John surgery? What looked to be a spring training battle waged between Randall Delgado and Julio Teheran took on a different complexion after Delgado was traded to the Diamondbacks last week in the seven-player deal that brought Justin Upton to Atlanta. With days to go before pitchers and catchers report for camp, Teheran is clearly the favorite but hes not the only one of the Braves heralded young arms gunning for the spot. Listed as the organizations top prospect for the third year running by Baseball America, Teheran, 22, has had cant miss and ace in waiting accolades heaped on him for years. The righty, though, is coming off a season in which he went 7-9 with a 5.08 ERA and allowed 18 home runs in 131 innings for Triple-A Gwinnett and this comes after going 15-3 with a 2.55 ERA and just five home runs allowed in 144 13 innings in 2011. In four major le...
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