Mike Dunn (baseball)

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Mike Dunn
IMG 1135 Michael Dunn.jpg
Tenure with the Florida Marlins
Miami Marlins – No. 40
Pitcher
Born: (1985-05-23) May 23, 1985 (age 29)
Farmington, New Mexico
Bats: Left Throws: Left
MLB debut
September 4, 2009 for the New York Yankees
Career statistics
(through September 12, 2014)
Win–loss record 20–19
Earned run average 3.40
Strikeouts 283
Teams

Michael Glen Dunn (born May 23, 1985) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball.

Baseball career[edit]

Dunn played collegiate baseball for the College of Southern Nevada from 2003 to 2005. He was drafted by the Houston Astros in 14th round (419th overall) of the 2003 Major League Baseball Draft, but did not sign.

New York Yankees[edit]

He was drafted by the New York Yankees in the 33rd round (999th overall) of the 2004 Major League Baseball Draft and signed.

Dunn was initially an outfielder, but the Yankees converted him into a pitcher.[1] He made his minor league debut in 2006, pitching for both the GCL Yankees and the Staten Island Yankees. Dunn spent the entire 2007 season with the Charleston RiverDogs, going 12-5 with a 3.42 ERA.

Dunn spent the majority of the 2008 season in single A, playing for the Tampa Yankees, going 4-7 in 30 games. He also played in 1 game in 2008 with the Trenton Thunder Double-A team.

Dunn was added to the Yankees' 40-man roster following the 2008 season to protect him from the Rule 5 draft.[2] He pitched in 2009 for the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees, until, on September 1, he was called up to the major leagues for the first time.[3] He made his major league debut on September 4, 2009 against the Toronto Blue Jays.

Atlanta Braves[edit]

On December 22, 2009 the New York Yankees traded Dunn, OF Melky Cabrera and pitching prospect Arodys Vizcaino to re-acquire Javier Vázquez from the Braves with LHP Boone Logan.[4]

Florida/Miami Marlins[edit]

On November 16, 2010, Dunn was traded to the Florida Marlins with Omar Infante for Dan Uggla.[5]

On April 29, 2012, Dunn was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans to make room for Dan Jennings on the active roster. Dunn was 0-0 with a 9.53 ERA and 9 strikeouts in 5.2 innings.

On May 11, 2012, Dunn was called up by the Marlins. On May 24, He was sent back down after 4 appearances. He was called up again on June 21, after the Marlins sent Chris Hatcher to the minors.

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