|Bats Right Throws Right|
Parents Edmund Dunn, Donna Dunn
|Education Boston College|
Justin Warren Dunn (born September 22, 1995) is an American professional baseball pitcher who plays for the Brooklyn Cyclones in the New York Mets organization. Dunn was chosen by the New York Mets with the 19th overall pick in the first round of the 2016 Major League Baseball draft out of Boston College.
Dunn was born in Freeport, New York and attended The Gunnery in Washington, Connecticut. He was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 37th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft, but did not sign and attended Boston College to play college baseball.
As an 18-year-old freshman at Boston College in 2014, Dunn pitched just 12 1/3 innings. He went 1–1 with a 7.30 earned run average (ERA) and 12 strikeouts. As a sophomore, he appeared in 20 games with three starts. A month into the season he became the team's closer. He finished the year 4–4 with a 4.94 ERA, 46 strikeouts and five saves. Dunn started his junior year as the closer, but was moved into the starting rotation during the season. He recorded a stellar 2.06 ERA with a 4-2 record in his junior season.