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Julio Teheran to start Braves' opener

Updated: March 22, 2014, 1:46 PM ET
Associated Press

KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Julio Teheran, who was 14-8 with a 3.20 ERA last year as a rookie, will get the Opening Day start for the Atlanta Braves.

Manager Fredi Gonzalez told Teheran on Saturday he'll start on March 31 in Milwaukee. The Braves didn't have much choice after a string of injuries this spring.

Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy are sidelined because of elbow ligament transplant surgery. Ervin Santana, who signed late as a free agent, and Mike Minor (shoulder) won't be ...

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