Michael Glen Dunn … he and wife Kimberly have two sons, Mitchell and Matthew, and reside in Las Vegas, Nev., in the offseason ... Since his time in Miami, Dunn has worked with The Special Operations Warrior Foundation and invited Special Operations Forces Families to each Monday home game, providing them with T-shirts, food vouchers, and on-field experiences ... Enjoys hunting in his free time. Attended Piedro Vista High School in Farmington, N.M., until his senior year, when he transferred to CimarronMemorial High School in Las Vegas, Nev. ... Graduated from the Community College of Southern Nevada with his associates degree.
Had two separate stints on the 10-day disabled list before being transferred to the 60-day disabled list on July 27, ending his season, and underwent successful surgery on his left shoulder on Sept. 19 ... His 25 total appearances were his fewest since his 2010, his second Major League season … 17 innings pitched were the second-fewest of his career (four innings in 2009) ... Made 23 relief appearances prior to being placed on the 10-day DL with a left rhomboid strain on June 8 ... Was reinstated on June 27 and made two relief appearances before being placed back on the DL with acromioclavicular joint inflammation … was transferred to the 60-day DL on July 27 and underwent left shoulder surgery on Sept. 19.
Made a club-high 68 relief appearances in his first season with the Rockies, going 5-1 with a 4.47 ERA (50.1 IP, 25 ER)...Ranked tied for 19th in games with 68 … tied for16th in NL with 19 holds...Scored upon once in his first 10 appearances of the season prior to being placed on the 10-day disabled list on April 26 with back spasms...Allowed 24 runs over 42.2 innings (5.06 ERA) in 58 games after his return from the disabled list on May 3...Did not allow a run in 29 of his last 34 relief appearances of the season, going 3-0 with a 3.00 ERA (24.0 IP, 8 ER) from July 1 through the end of the season … ended the season with a 4.1-inning scoreless streak across nine games...Made his 500th career appearance on Sept. 25 vs. Miami.
Appeared in 51 games with Miami, his fewest appearances since 2010 with Atlanta (25)...Among National League relievers, tied for fourth with six wins, second most of his career (10, 2014)...Began season on 15-day disabled list with left forearm strain; marked first career stint on DL...Recalled from rehab and reinstated from 15-day DL on May 31; made three rehab appearances with High-A Jupiter, tossing three scoreless innings with two hits and five strikeouts..Posted a 0-1 mark with 5.40 ERA (8.1 IP, ER) in first 12 games back from DL, before finishing the year with 6-0 mark and 2.91 ERA (34.0 IP, 11 ER) over his final 39 appearances...Was 2-0 with a 1.42 ERA (12.2 IP, 2 ER) in June … 2.19 ERA (12.1 IP, 3 ER) in 16 August outings...Was 1-0 with four hits allowed and no runs in nine games from Aug. 8-25.
Made 72 appearances for Miami, going 2-5 with 4.50 ERA (54.0 ip//27 er). His 72 appearances were tied for 13th among National League relievers, and were tied for third most of career (also 2011)...Had better success at home than on road. In 38 appearances at Marlins Park, had ERA of 3.86. In 34 road games, ERA was 5.19... Struck out side in first appearance of season, April 6 vs. Atlanta, to mark season high. Also had three-strikeout games on August 31 at Atlanta and September 15 at Mets. Has recorded three-or-more strikeouts in an outing 24 times over career...Earned first win on May 30 at Citi Field against Mets...Second win of season and 22nd of career came Sept. 11 vs. Washington...Connected for first Major League hit on July 11 vs. Cincinnati in just fifth career plate appearance. Singled to center off Pedro Villareal... Allowed multiple runs eight times, with a season-high four on August 4 vs. Mets (0.2 ip)...Recorded season-high 1.2 innings on September 6 vs. Mets. Only had three appearances at more than 1.0 inning; also April 11 vs. Tampa Bay (1.1) an May 21 vs. Arizona (1.1)...Stranded 18 of 19 inherited runners prior to All-Star break and finished with just eight of 49 scoring (16.3%). Percentage of inherited runners scored ranked sixth among NL relievers.
Posted career-best 10-win campaign, tying Tony Watson for most win in Majors by a reliever. Also equaled career high in appearances with 75...Leads all current Marlins relievers in career appearances (311), wins (20) and strikeouts (286)...His 10 wins marked most by a reliever in Marlins history, eclipsing nine-win seasons by Robb Nen in 1997 and Edward Mujica in 2011...Through first 11 appearances, went 1-3 with an 8.31 ERA (8.2 IP/8 ER). Allowed runs in six games in that span while surrendering a total of 12 hits...From April 26 through end of season (64 appearances), posted a 9-3 record with 2.23 ERA (48.1/12). Nine wins in that span led all Major League relievers, while 64 appearances were tied for eighth...Recorded four consecutive wins from April 26-June 8, marking a career-best win streak. Had previously won three-straight from August 4, 2010 to April 24, 2011...Earned fourth career save on August 12 vs. St. Louis (previous, July 31, 2013 vs. NYM)...Of 75 appearances, 59 were scoreless...Set Club mark with seven relief wins prior to All-Star Break...Went 2-0, 0.90 (10.0 IP/1 ER) in 13 August appearances. Allowed just three earned runs (1.37 ERA) and surrendered no home runs over final 27 (19.1 IP) games of season.
Established career bests in ERA (2.66), games (75), saves (2), innings pitched (67.2) and strikeouts (72), while posting 3-4 record. For second time in last three seasons, led Marlins bullpen in relief appearances. Leads all current Marlins relievers in career appearances (236), innings pitched (197.2) and strikeouts (219). His 75 appearances were tied for fourth-most in National League, behind Brad Ziegler (78), Ronald Belisario (77) and Paco Rodriguez (76). Allowed just four runs (all earned) over first 25 appearances for a 1.71 ERA (21.0 IP).
In span of next 39 games, posted 3.96 ERA (36.1/16) and finished campaign by tossing a season-best 10.1 scoreless innings in 11 appearances. Tossed season-high 2.0 innings on April 23 at Minnesota. Also, tossed 2.0 innings on July 8 vs. Atlanta. Recorded season-best three strikeouts four times: April 23 at Minnesota, July 8 vs. Atlanta, August 23 vs. Colorado and Aug. 25 vs. Colorado. First save of season came on May 19 vs. Arizona, entering game with two outs and runners on first and second. Second save was on July 31 vs. Mets. Led all Marlins' relievers with 18 holds.
Split season between Miami and Triple-A New Orleans, posting a combined 1-4record and 4.82 ERA (61.2 IP/33 ER) in 72 appearances. Started season in Marlins' bullpen and surrendered seven runs (six earned) over firsteight games (5.2 IP) before being optioned to NOLA on April 29. Recalled on May 11, and in four appearances allowed five runs and eight hits beforegoing back to New Orleans on May 24. Recalled for final time on June 21 and posted a 1.76 ERA (30.2/6) over his next 41appearances through September 16. Gave up seven runs over final seven outings,however, giving him a 3.48 ERA (33.2/13) in 48 games during final stint with Marlins. Walked seven while striking out 24 with the Zephyrs, including a six-strikeout performanceon May 28 vs. Omaha. Tossed season-high 3.1 innings and allowed justone hit in outing. Notched first career Major League save on July 16 vs. Washington, allowing one hit and one walk in 1.0 inning. Had gone 0x5 insave opportunities prior to earning first save. On August 4 at Washington, allowed a career-high six runs (none earned) in 0.2 inning. After that date, tossed scoreless ball innine straight games (6.0 IP). On September 4 vs. Milwaukee, became just second Marlin in team history to record a loss when throwing two-or-less pitches.Other was Chris Resop on September 12, 2006 vs. Mets. - STATS LLC. Led all Marlins' relievers with 18 holds.
Led Marlins' relievers in appearances and tied Braden Looper (1999) for Club'ssingle-season rookie record. Was also fourth on team in innings pitched by a reliever...Ranked fourth among National League rookie relievers in strikeouts, behind CraigKimbrel (127), Kenley Jansen (96) and Aroldis Chapman (71). Strikeout total wassecond-highest ever among Marlins' rookie relievers, behind Vic Darensbourg in1998 (74)...Allowed just one run (unearned) over first 12 appearances, allowing just three hitsand holding opponents to a .083 average (3x36); surrendered first earned run onMay 5 at St. Louis...Suffered first career loss on May 6 vs. Washington...Tied a career-best with two consecutive wins from May 10-June 3, but sufferedthrough a career-long three-game losing streak from June 5-July 2...Retired five of six batters by strikeout on May 16 at New York-NL. Of 39 games inwhich he went 1.0 inning-or-more, recorded multiple strikeouts 16 times.
Spent majority of his fifth professional season with triple-A Gwinnett in the Atlanta Braves system.Went 2-0 with seven saves anda 1.52 ERA in 38 relief appearances ... Recorded at least one strikeout in 34 of his 38 appearances and had 22 appearances with atleast two K's ... In his first 14 appearances with Gwinnett, allowed just one run over 20.1 innings (0.44 ERA). Tallieda total of 26 strikeouts while walking only nine during that stretch ... Tossed a season-high 3.0 innings on May 17 vs. Lehigh Valley. Held the IronPigs to just two hitswhile striking out three ... Gave up a season-high five hits in 2.0 innings on June 20 vs. Syracuse. Allowed just one run whiletallying three strikeouts ... Had three stints with the Atlanta Braves, making 25 appearances while posting a 2-0 mark and1.89 ERA ... Did not allow a single run in his first 15 appearances with Atlanta (15.1 IP). Surrendered just eighthits while striking out 19 in that time ... Earned his first Major League win on August 4 vs. New York, tossing 1.1 scoreless frames with twowalks ... Registered his second win on September 27 vs. Florida with 0.1 inning of relief ... Struck out a season-high three batters in 2.0 innings on September 3 at Florida. Equaled the markin his next appearance, September 7 at Pittsburgh (1.0 IP).
Split time between Double-A Trenton and Triple-A Scranton-Wilkes Barre before making his Major League debut on 9/4 at Toronto (0.2 IP, 2 ER, 3 BB)...Pitched to a combined 4-3 record with one save and a 3.31 ERA (27 ER/73.1 IP) with 46 BB and 99 K in 38 minor league appearances...Played in 10 games for Surprise of the Arizona Fall League (1-2, 4.35 ERA, 1 save, 10.1 IP, 5 ER, 10 BB, 20 K) appearing more than 1.0 IP only once.
Spent the majority of the season with Single-A Tampa, going 4-7 with one saveand a 4.55 ERA in 30 appearances (22 starts) before being transferred to Double-ATrenton for the Thunder's final regular season game on 9/1... earned the win in hisonly appearance with Trenton, tossing 1.2 scoreless innings in relief (1H, 1BB, 2K)...Led the Single-A squad and ranked third in the Florida State League in strikeouts(118), while ranking second on the team in innings pitched (124.2)...Began the season as a starter, going 3-7 with a 4.71 ERA in 22 games... made his firstrelief appearance of the season on 7/28, allowing 2H, 4ER and 2BB in 2.2IP (7K)... wastransferred to the bullpen for the remainder of the year on 8/5, going 1-0 with onesave and a 1.38 ERA in his final seven appearances (13.0IP, 8H, 2ER, 4BB, 19K)...Recorded the save in his only opportunity of the season on 8/22 vs. Dunedin, hisfirst save since 8/20/06 at the GCL Indians...Also made four postseason relief appearances with the Eastern League-championTrenton Thunder, tossing 4.1 scoreless innings (4BB, 7K) and recording the save inGame 3 of the Division Series at Portland to clinch the first round.
Converted to pitcher in middle of 2006 season...Began campaign with Charleston and batted .086 (3x35) in 14 games (nine games in outfield, four at first base) before beingtransferred to Gulf Coast League Yankees on June 20...Made first appearance as a pitcher on June 22 vs. GCL Tigers (1.0 IP, 1 K, 1 BB); earned first career win on July 22 vs. GCL Tigers(2.0 IP, 0 R, 1 K, 3 BB).