Atlanta Braves pitcher Julio Teheran (9) throws against the New York Mets (5) in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 7, 2018, in Atlanta.
Atlanta Braves starter Julio Tegeran pitched 6 1/3 innings in his first game back since undergoing Tommy John surgery.
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Teherans 5.01 ERA was the second-lowest mark of his career.
Teherean has a 3.53 ERA through 12 starts.
He struck out 24 in the contest.
Teeteran’s four homers tied him with Matt Carpenter for the NL lead and also marked his fourth-straight home run game.
The win snapped a three-game losing streak for the Braves.
The Nats scored just two runs in the third inning before the Braves rallied for two runs.
Bryce Harper’s four-run homer was his eighth of the season.
Atlanta’s bullpen allowed just two hits in the game.