Uploaded Ad




  • Used as a two-way player, making eight relief appearances and one start on the mound in addition to 25 games played in the outfield
  • Made one start in center field and one in right field
  • Went 1-0 with a 4.26 ERA through 19.0 innings
  • Struck out 15 batters and walked three
  • Gave up just two runs over his final six appearances for a 1.42 ERA over his final 12.2 innings
  • Contributed three innings in relief in a combined no-hitter against N.C. Central, striking out three on the way to his first career win
  • Batted .250 with three hits, three runs and two RBI
  • Had an on base percentage of .471

High School

  • A three-year letterman at Harrison High School
  • A two-time all-county selection
  • Batted .410 as a senior with seven home runs, seven doubles and 29 RBI
  • Led the team in wins as a senior
  • Put together a three-year batting average of .336 in varsity competition
  • Played for the East Cobb Yankees and named team’s most valuable pitcher in 2004 and 2005
  • Led the Yankees to state and regional championships and a second-place finish at the Connie Mack World Series
  • Also lettered in football and diving
  • A member of the National Honor Society and Beta Club
  • Named to the academic honor roll all four years of high school


  • Born John Michael Bunder on January 30, 1989
  • The son of Robert and Lynn Bunder
  • Has two brothers, Alan (26) and Brad (23), and a sister, Erin (22)
  • Cousin Scott Prather played baseball at Georgia Tech and cousin Stephen Prather played baseball at Vanderbilt
  • Father, Robert, played football at UTEP.
View Full Bio
BASE: Duke vs. Texas Tech Game 3 Postgame Press Conference
BASE: Duke vs. Texas Tech Game 2 Postgame Press Conference
BASE: Duke vs. Texas Tech Postgame Press Conference