Julio is a Colombian professional baseball pitcher with the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball in the United States.


Prior to the 2011 season, Teherán was the top ranked prospect by Baseball America in the Atlanta Braves system and fifth overall of all prospects.


He earned his first major league win against the New York Mets on September 8th 2011. He was named a starting pitcher on Baseball America's 2011 Minor League All Star team.


Acting together with Peace and Sport

Julio was the Ambassador of the project “Beisbol por la Paz”, a pilot project led by the Baseball National Federation with the support of Peace and Sport, the International Baseball Federation and the NGO “GIP” (Grupo Internacional de Paz). He came to play with the involved youngsters in Cartagena in November 2011.

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