June 23, 2021

Los Angeles Angels Agree to One-Year, $9 Million Deal With Julio Teheran (Baseball Essential)


The quest for starting pitching continued for the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday, as they signed 28-year-old right-hander Julio Teheran to a one-year, $9 million deal, which was first reported by ESPN‘s Jeff Passan.

Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic later reported the numbers attached to Teheran’s deal with the Angels.

Teheran will be pitching in a different uniform for the first time in his big-league career, having spent his first nine seasons with the Atlanta Braves. Teheran signed with the Braves when he was 16 and made his big-league debut in 2011 when he was 20. During his nine years in Atlanta, he compiled a 77-73 record with a 3.67 cumulative ERA.

Teheran was a two-time All-Star with the Braves, as well as a model of consistency and durability. He made no…

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