The Atlanta Braves called up prospect Luiz Gohara, and the left-hander is scheduled to make his major his major league debut against the Texas Rangers at SunTrust Park on Tuesday night.
Julio Teheran, who had been scheduled to start Tuesday, will instead start the series finale on Wednesday.
Gohara, 21, began the season at high Single-A Florida, where he went 3-1 with a 1.98 ERA in seven starts before being promoted to Double-A Mississippi. The hard-throwing Brazilian posted a 2-1 record with a 2.60 ERA in 12 appearances (11) starts there, and was promoted again to Triple-A Gwinnett, where he went 2-2 with a 3.31 ERA in seven starts.
Gohara was acquired along with left-handed reliever Thomas Burrows in a January trade with Seattle that sent outfielder Mallex Smith and reliever Shae Simmons to the Mariners.
Gohara, who has a fastball in the mid-90s, is rated as the No. 8 prospect in the Braves’ organization by MLBPipeline.com. He originally signed with the Mariners for $800,000 in 2012.
The Braves also announced they have reinstated infielder Johan Camargo and utility man Danny Santana from the disabled list.