Teheran strikes out 9, Braves beat Marlins 9-2

Published on NewsOK Modified: March 26, 2014 at 5:12 pm •  Published: March 26, 2014

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Julio Teheran struck out nine over six innings in his final tuneup for opening day and the Atlanta Braves defeated the Miami Marlins 9-2 on Wednesday.

Teheran will start at Milwaukee on Monday. He finished the spring with a 1.80 ERA after allowing two runs on seven hits. His only walk was intentional and he threw 71 of his 100 pitches for strikes.

Miami starter Nathan Eovaldi gave up four runs in six-plus innings.

Derrick Mitchell hit a bases-loaded triple and drove in four runs. The Atlanta right fielder also made a diving catch.