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Mike Dunn
Atlanta Braves — No. --
Born: May 23, 1985 (1985-05-23) (age 24)
Farmington, New Mexico
Bats: Left Throws: Left 
MLB debut
September 4, 2009 for the New York Yankees
Career statistics
(through 2009 season)
Win-Loss     0-0
Earned run average     6.75
Strikeouts     5
Career highlights and awards

Michael G. Dunn (born May 23, 1985) is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Atlanta Braves.


Baseball career

Dunn played collegiate baseball for Austin Peay State University from 2004 to 2007. 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

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

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]


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