This article from Braves ChopTalk makes an interesting argument about a potential rotation shakeup. Julio Teheran has since been named the Braves’ anchor in the rotation this year, but he may have some competition in J.R. Graham. It’s worth taking a look at to see the arguments and side-by-side statistical comparisons.
Anyone who is even somewhat familiar with the Atlanta Braves farm system has heard the name Julio Teheran. He is one of baseballs top prospects and has been the pride of the Braves farm system for the last couple of season. And while I believe Teheran is a very talented kid with a lot of up side, there has also been another name emerging in Braves camp this spring that could make for an interesting potential battle for the 5th spot in their rotation.
That young pitcher would be a guy by the name of J.R Graham. A 6’0 tall, 185lb hard throwing right handed pitcher. Graham may be a little less recognizable then Teheran but he has the ability to light up the radar gun and has been clocked at over 100mph on several occasions.
Although hype and name recognition often rule the roost in sports these days, I…
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