Justin Warren Dunn…resides in Lauderhill, FL…graduated from The Gunnery (CT)…selected by Los Angeles-NL in the 37th round of the 2013 Draft but did not sign… played 3 seasons at Boston College, where he was third-team All-America (Baseball America) in 2016...while at BC, the late Pete Frates was the program's Director of Baseball Operations…selected by the Mets with the 19th overall pick in the 2016 Draft.
Posted a 2.70 ERA (2 ER, 6.2 IP) in 4 starts with the Mariners...Debuted against CIN on Sept. 12 at T-Mobile Park…allowed 2 runs on 5 walks in 0.2 IP...Each of his starts were planned to be short outings…worked 2.0 innings in each of his last 3 starts...- Selected from Double-A Arkansas on September 10...Spent the season with AA Arkansas, going 9-5 with a 3.55 ERA (52 ER, 131.2 IP) with 158 strikeouts and 39 walks in 25 starts...Named a Mid-Season and Post-Season Texas League All-Star...Led the Texas League in wins (9), strikeouts (158) and WHIP (1.19)…was 2nd in opponents average (.236), T3rd in starts (25), 4th in ERA (3.55) and 4th in innings (131.2 IP)...Set minor league career-highs in wins, starts and strikeouts...Selected to the AL Futures Game roster…struck out 1 in 1.0 scoreless inning.
Named the Mets Sterling Organizational Pitcher of the Year…after the season, ranked as the club's 4th-best (MLB.com) and 5th-best prospect (Baseball America)…split the season with High-A St. Lucie and Double-A Binghamton, going 8-8, 3.59 (54 ER, 135.1 IP) with 156 strikeouts and 52 walks in 24 starts…promoted to Binghamton on June 10.
In 20 games (16 starts) with High-A St. Lucie, struck out 75 in 95.1 innings.
Made pro debut with Short-Season-A Brooklyn, where he posted a 1.50 ERA (5 ER, 30.0 IP).