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.
Right-hander Julio Teheran and the Los Angeles Angels are in agreement on a one-year contract, a source familiar with the deal tells ESPN.
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) December 19, 2019
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic later reported the numbers attached to Teheran’s deal with the Angels.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 19, 2019
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…