Julio Teheran labored through 5 2-3 innings, allowing only two runs, and the Atlanta Braves roughed up Clay Buchholz for 12 hits and four runs in a 4-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Friday in a game called in the top of the seventh inning because of rain. Teheran, who is expected to be the Braves’ opening-day starter for the second straight year, has struggled this spring, but he lowered his ERA to 5.79 Friday. He also allowed a homer to Boston center fielder Mookie Betts. Atlanta’s A.J. Pierzynski went 2 for 3 to raise his average to .393.
View full post on Yahoo Sports – MLB – Tampa Bay Rays News