Signed by the Seattle Mariners as a non-drafted free agent on August 14, 2012...Signed by Emilio Carrasquel and Hide Sueyoshi...Acquired by the Atlanta Braves, along with LHP Thomas Burrows, from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for OF Mallex Smith and RHP Shae Simmons on January 11, 2017.
Spent time at three different levels of the Braves farm system before making his major league debut in September…Finished the season in Atlanta's rotation, making five starts for the Braves...Began the season with Single-A Florida before starting vs. TEX in game 1 of a doubleheader on 9/6… Became the first Braves starter since 2004 to begin the year in Single-A and make his MLB debut later that season …RHP Jose Capellan began 2004 with Single-A Myrtle Beach before debuting on 9/12/04 vs. MON…Gohara allowed six runs, earned, over 4.0 innings in his debut to lose, 12-8...Became the fifth Brazilian native to play at the major league level, joining CLE's Yan Gomes (debuted in 2012), KC's Paulo Orlando (debuted in 2015), SD's Andre Rienzo (debuted in 2013) and SEA's Thyago Vieira (debuted in 2017)...Joined with Max Fried and Sean Newcomb to become the first trio of rookie left-handers to start for the Braves since 1945, when Bob Logan, Lefty Wallace and Bob Whitcher did it...Earned his first MLB victory on 9/13 at WSH, allowing two runs, one earned, over 6.0 innings...Lost, 2-0, on 9/24 vs. PHI, despite throwing a career-high 7.0 innings and allowing just one run, earned...Became the first Braves rookie to go as deep in a game since Matt Wisler went 8.2 innings on 10/4/15 vs. StL...The last rookie lefty to go as long was Alex Wood, who tossed 7.0 innings on 7/30/13 vs. COL...Compiled a 3.55 ERA (10 ER/25.1 IP) and a 6.25 strikeout-to-walk ratio (25 SO/4 BB) over his four starts following his debut…From the date of his second start on 9/13 through the end of the season, his 25.1 innings led the NL...Combined to go 7-4 with a 2.62 ERA (36 ER/123.2 IP) across 26 minor-league appearances, 25 starts…Started the season with the Fire Frogs and went 3-1 with a 1.98 ERA (8 ER/36.1 IP) and 39 strikeouts in seven games, all starts...Joined Double-A Mississippi on 5/10 and made 12 appearances, 11 starts, with the M-Braves, 5/15-7/22...Promoted to Triple-A Gwinnett, 7/28...Made his Triple-A debut, 8/2 vs. Norfolk... Combined to throw a career-most 153.0 innings…His previous high was 69.2 in 2016.