Prospect Profile: Julio Teheran

Position: RHP

Birthdate: January 27, 1991 (age 21)

Height: 6\'2\"

Weight: 175 lbs

B/T: R/R

Origin: International Free Agent signed out of Cartagena, Bolivar, Colombia

Links: Atlanta Braves 2012 Top 15 Prospects & Discussion

Steve Fiorindo: Last year Teheran was our second highest ranked right handed starting pitcher behind Jeremy Hellickson.  This year, He’s our top ranked righty (5th overall prospect), and he may just be the front runner for Rookie of the Year in 2012.

Derek Lowe is now in Cleveland, which should pave the way for Teheran to solidify his spot in the Atlanta rotation.  We got a sneak peak in 2011 with some mixed results.  He made two starts in May, was sent down to Gwinnett where he logged 144 2/3 innings,...