Julio Teheran Stars in Atlanta’s 5-0 Win over Pittsburgh

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Tony Firriolo/MLB Photos via Getty Images(ATLANTA) — Braves starting pitcher Julio Teheran tossed 7 2-3 innings of no-hit ball as Atlanta blanked the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday, 5-0.

The 22-year-old Teheran (4-2) took a no-hitter into the eighth before allowing a two-out single to Pirates pinch-hitter Brandon Inge. He finished the game allowing just one hit and two walks while striking out 11 in eight innings of work.

The Braves offense received a jolt in the bottom of the sixth inning when Evan Gattis and Gerald Laird belted back-to-back home runs.

The Atlanta Braves improved to 37-22 on the season while the Pittsburgh Pirates fall to 35-25.

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