26-year-old Austin Davis Warren was born on February 5, 1996, he is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut in 2021.
Warren attended Terry Sanford High School in Fayetteville, North Carolina. In addition to being a starter, Warren also posted a .387 batting average with 55 RBIs throughout his high school career. After graduating high school, Warren spent two seasons at Wake Technical Community College as a pitcher and middle infielder.
As a sophomore, he posted a .302 batting average with 14 RBIs, while also putting up a 2.69 ERA over 67 innings on the mound. Warren transferred to University of North Carolina Wilmington after his sophomore year.
In his junior year, he went 2-5 with a 6.51 ERA and 52 strikeouts in 47 innings pitched. In his senior year, Warren went 8-0 with a 1.11 ERA in a team-high 28 appearances. The Seahawks would go on to win the Colonial Athletic Association tournament title that year.
In the 2018 MLB draft, Warren was selected by the Los Angeles Angels in the sixth round with the 181st pick overall. He began his 2018 season with the Orem Owlz, later finishing with the single-A Burlington Bees. Warren was promoted to the Low-A Inland Empire 66ers to begin 2019, later finishing with the Double-A Mobile BayBears.
Warren was called up to the majors for the first time on July 28, 2021. He made his debut the following night, pitching 1.1 scoreless innings in relief against the Oakland Athletics.