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Vic Black

26-Year-Old Pitcher – New York Mets

2014 Stats

W-L

2-3

ERA

2.60

WHIP

1.30

K

32

SV

0

2015 RotoWire Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Isn't trolling for saves fun? Black was believed to be the next in line behind incumbent closer Bobby Parnell. Parnell actually went down on Opening Day, but it wasn't Black who got the call. Black’s ...

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STATUS:  Out     INJURY TYPE:  Shoulder     EST. RETURN:  3/1/2015
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 209   DOB: 5/23/1988
BORN: Amarillo, TX   COLLEGE: Dallas Baptist  

February 17, 2015  –  Vic Black News

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Black, who missed time with a herniated disc in his neck and was shut down from September 13 because of a rotator cuff strain in his right shoulder, reported to Mets camp Tuesday with no restrictions, ESPN New York reports.

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Vic Black Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2009 21 A STA 13 7 0 31.1 26 12 0 33 15 1 2 1 3.47 1.32
2010 22 AA WES 2 2 0 4.2 3 5 1 8 5 0 0 0 0 0 9.64 1.90
2011 23 A+ BRA 5 0 0 6.2 8 3 1 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 4.05 1.94
2011 23 A WES 5 0 0 29.0 30 17 0 23 16 2 1 1 0 0 5.28 1.59
2012 24 AA ALT 51 0 0 60.0 40 11 2 85 29 2 3 13 0 0 1.65 1.15
2013 25 AAA IND 38 0 0 46.2 28 13 2 63 21 5 3 17 0 0 2.51 1.06
2013 25 MAJ PIT 3 0 0 4.0 6 2 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.50 2.00
2013 25 MAJ NYM 15 0 0 13.0 11 5 1 12 4 3 0 1 1 4 3.46 1.15
2013  (Multiple Teams) 25 MAJ PIT/NYM 18 0 0 17.0 17 7 1 15 6 3 0 1 1 4 3.71 1.35
2014 26 AAA LAS 17 0 0 18.2 12 3 0 18 17 0 1 7 0 0 1.45 1.59
2014 26 MAJ NYM 41 0 0 34.7 26 10 2 32 19 2 3 0 0 12 2.60 1.30
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3-Year Averages     29 0 0 25.8 21 8 1 23 12 2 1 0 0 8 2.79 1.28

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Batter Vs. Pitcher

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Vic Black Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Sep. 13 Was 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 - 0 0 0 2.60 1.30
Sep. 8 Col 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.41 1.31
Aug. 23 @LAD 0.3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.20 1.29
Aug. 20 @Oak 1.0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.95 1.27
Aug. 18 ChC 0.7 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.01 1.24
Aug. 16 ChC 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.05 1.24
Aug. 15 ChC 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.12 1.28
Aug. 13 Was 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.15 1.30
Aug. 10 @Phi 0.7 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.22 1.31
Aug. 9 @Phi 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.63 1.23
Aug. 7 @Was 1.3 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.69 1.28
Aug. 4 SF 0.3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.78 1.26
Aug. 1 SF 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.80 1.24
Jul. 28 Phi 0.7 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.88 1.25
Jul. 27 @Mil 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.93 1.24
Last 14 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
2.0 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0-0 0 0 0 9.00 1.50
Last 60 Days
15 Games:  Avg. 0.8 IP/G
12.0 10 6 5 1 6 10 1 1 0 0-0 0 0 5 3.75 1.33

Vic Black Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201465111111111.208
201332745001.185

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20148321815301.205
2013448212400.300

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201418.3200131111.471.25
201311.03008304.091.45

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201416.303019813.861.35
20136.00017313.001.17
Vic Black Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2009 21 A STA 13 7 31.1 9.55 4.34 2.20 0.00 70.7% 3.47 2.52 .322
2010 22 AA WES 2 2 4.2 17.14 10.71 1.60 2.14 42.9% 9.64 6.77 .342
2011 23 A+ BRA 5 0 6.2 7.26 5.81 1.25 1.45 81.8% 4.05 6.10 .359
2011 23 A WES 5 0 29.0 7.14 4.97 1.44 0.00 63% 5.28 3.48 .338
2012 24 AA ALT 51 0 60.0 12.75 4.35 2.93 0.30 86.6% 1.65 2.45 .311
2013 25 AAA IND 38 0 46.2 12.27 4.09 3.00 0.39 76.6% 2.51 2.46 .279
2013 25 MAJ PIT 3 0 4.0 6.75 4.50 1.50 0.00 1.40 75% 95.5 MPH 4.50 3.95 .420
2013 25 MAJ NYM 15 0 13.0 8.31 2.77 3.00 0.69 0.43 71.4% 95.5 MPH 3.46 3.51 .289
2013  (Multiple Teams) 25 MAJ PIT/NYM 18 0 17.0 7.94 3.18 2.50 0.53 0.62 72.7% 95.5 MPH 3.71 3.29 .327
2014 26 AAA LAS 17 0 18.2 8.90 8.41 1.06 0.00 89.7% 1.45 4.19 .265
2014 26 MAJ NYM 41 0 34.7 8.31 4.93 1.68 0.52 1.39 81.4% 95.7 MPH 2.60 3.83 .267
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3-Year Averages     29 0 25.8 8.01 4.18 1.92 0.35 78.1% 2.79 3.32 .286

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats

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2014 Stat Review for Vic Black    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2014 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.68 K/BB
TERRIBLE
8.31 K/9
WEAK
4.93 BB/9
TERRIBLE
95.7 MPH Fastball
ELITE
0.5 HR/9
GOOD
1.39 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

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2.60 ERA
GOOD
1.30 WHIP
WEAK
3.83 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.267 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
81.4% Strand Rate
ABOVE AVERAGE

2015 Projected Stats Breakdown for Vic Black

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Vic Black: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Black, whose season was cut short due to shoulder and neck weakness, started working out three weeks ago and began playing catch a week ago, Newsday reports.

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Black (shoulder) has been shut down for the rest of the season, Anthony Dicomo of MLB.com reports.

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Black (shoulder) has been diagnosed with a "mild" rotator cuff strain, according to general manager Sandy Alderson, and there's a good chance he is done for the season, MLB.com's Anthony DiComo reports.

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Black (shoulder) will undergo a precautionary MRI on Sunday, The Record reports.

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Black will be examined by team doctors after enduring shoulder weakness during Saturday’s game against the Nationals, Adam Rubin of ESPN reports.

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Black (neck) was activated from the 15-day DL on Monday.

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Black, who is out with a herniated disc in his neck, may be activated from the DL when eligible Monday, the Star-Ledger reports.

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Black, who was placed on the 15-day DL Thursday retroactive to Aug. 24, likely will miss the rest of the season, Kristie Ackert of the the NY Daily News reports.

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2014

Black parlayed a strong 2012 campaign at Double-A Altoona and an equally promising showing over the first three months of 2013 at Triple-A Indianapolis into a late-July call-up for the Pirates. However, he struggled in his first stint in the majors and was quickly optioned back down. Black, who posted a 2.51 ERA and struck out 63 batters over 46.2 innings at Indianapolis, was then acquired by the Mets in late August as part of the Marlon Byrd deal and received an immediate promotion. Black has a bit of a funky delivery and throws in the 90s, but he struggles to repeat his mechanics and subsequently allows too many walks. He should open 2014 with the Mets and could get a shot at closing, if Bobby Parnell struggles to recover after surgery to repair a herniated disc in his neck.