"I'm just happy to be selected. I'd prefer to pitch Sunday, win that game and then go to (Minneapolis) and just watch that game."
The 23-year-old right-hander has looked every bit like an All-Star lately, compiling a 1.86 ERA with 30 strikeouts in 29 innings while going 2-1 in four starts. He's won his last two while allowing two earned runs and fanning 14 batters in 14 innings.
That includes a 3-1 win over New York on Wednesday, when Teheran yielded one run and four hits in seven innings to complete a Brazil vs Germany live stream
three-game series sweep in Atlanta.He's 2-0 with a 1.44 ERA in four career starts against the Mets, including three visits to Queens."He knows what he's doing," Mets manager Terry Collins told MLB's official website.
"That's why he's been so successful. He pitches to both parts of the plate and keeps you off balance. He's tough to hit and you can't let him get a lead."Atlanta may need another strong outing from Teheran after following a season-high nine-game winning streak with back-to-back defeats, including Monday's 4-3, 11-inning loss in the opener of this four-game set.The Braves are 2 for 18 with runners in scoring position over the last two games, going 1 for 11 while stranding 11 runners against the Mets (40-49).