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Teheran and Bethancourt together again

MiLB - Rome Braves

Julio Teheran and Christian Bethancourt of the Rome Braves, Class A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, in a game against the Greenville Drive April 14, 2010, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, S.C. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Watching Julio Teheran and Christian Bethancourt on TV last night walking in from the bullpen before their first Major League start as battery mates reminded me of this photo that I took in 2010.

 

Catcher Christian Bethancourt called up to Atlanta

MiLB - Rome Braves

RHP Juilo Teheran, left, and catcher Christian Bethancourt, two of the Atlanta Braves’ top prospects, walk toward the bullpen before playing in a game against the Greenville Drive April 14, 2010, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, S.C. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Braves catching prospect Christian Bethancourt has been called up to Atlanta for September. It doesn’t seem like very long ago that he was in Greenville (above) catching Julio Teheran, who is now in the Atlanta rotation.

MLB - Atlanta Braves

Catcher Christian Bethancourt of the Atlanta Braves at Spring Training camp on March 13, 2009, at Disney’s Wide World of Sports in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

I first photographed him at Spring Training in 2009 (above), when he looked to be about 16 years old. Actually, I think he was 17 at the time.