Jake Dunning

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Jake Dunning
Born: (1988-08-12) August 12, 1988 (age 30)
Fort Stewart, Georgia
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 16, 2013, for the San Francisco Giants
Last MLB appearance
May 5, 2014, for the San Francisco Giants
MLB statistics
(through 2014 season)
Win–loss record 0–2
Earned run average 2.77
Strikeouts 16

Jake Austin Dunning (born August 12, 1988) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He played for the San Francisco Giants in Major League Baseball (MLB).


Dunning attended Indiana University, where he played college baseball for the Indiana Hoosiers baseball team.

San Francisco Giants[edit]

The Giants drafted Dunning in the 33rd round of the 2009 MLB Draft. The Giants added Dunning to their 40-man roster after the 2012 season,[1] and promoted him to the major leagues for the first time on June 14, 2013.[2] Dunning made his MLB debut on June 16, 2013 against the Atlanta Braves. He dedicated his first major league performance to his parents, John and Misu Dunning.

Dunning is the only MLB pitcher to give up two grand slams at AT&T Park, both of them coming during the 2013 season.[3] They were the only two home runs hit against him during his 30 game major league career.[4]

On May 5, 2014, Dunning allowed runners to score on two consecutive wild pitches in a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Dunning signed a minor league deal with the San Francisco Giants for the 2016 season and was invited to spring training.

Chicago White Sox[edit]

On February 25, 2017, Dunning signed a minor league deal with the Chicago White Sox.[5] He was released on June 28, 2017.[6]

Long Island Ducks[edit]

On July 14, 2017, Dunning signed with the Long Island Ducks of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. He re-signed for the 2018 season. Dunning announced his retirement on July 12, 2018.


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