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Portrait of Vic Black

Vic Black PMets

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2014 Projections (seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date5-23-1988
Height6' 4"
Weight210 lbs
Age25 years, 10 months, 28 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
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0.32014
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
2013 NYN 25 15 0 13.0 0.0 13.0 3 0 1 1 0 0 55 11 5 5 1 16 4 4 1 12 3.46 3.33 4.03 0.6 0.1
2013 PIT 25 3 0 4.0 0.0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 6 2 2 0 8 2 2 1 3 4.50 3.77 2.77 0.6 0.1

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2009 SCO A- 13 7 31.3 3.63 122 .229 .253 .326 .362 .260 .286 108 7.3 0.8 7.3 0.8
2010 WVA A 2 2 4.7 6.96 35 .284 .248 .329 .378 .271 .250 94 -0.8 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2011 WVA A 22 0 29.0 5.08 98 .273 .258 .328 .385 .261 .333 102 1.2 0.1 1.2 0.1
2011 BRD A+ 5 0 6.7 6.23 79 .313 .257 .320 .379 .252 .350 113 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 ALT AA 51 0 60.0 3.14 130 .210 .261 .329 .397 .262 .295 101 13.1 1.4 12.8 1.3
2012 SCO Wnt 12 0 10.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .486 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 NYN MLB 15 0 13.0 4.03 97 .238 .257 .318 .398 .262 .270 96 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
2013 PIT MLB 3 0 4.0 2.77 127 .332 .241 .316 .361 .255 .400 93 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
2013 IND AAA 38 0 46.7 2.85 134 .189 .252 .321 .379 .250 .252 100 11.2 1.1 11.2 1.1
2014 LVG AAA 5 0 6.3 6.79 91 .204 .261 .359 .423 .266 .200 117 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
2009 SCO A- 1 2 1 13 7 31.3 26 15 33 0 54% .286 7.5 4.3 0.0 9.5 1.31 3.45 7.3 0.8
2010 WVA A 0 0 0 2 2 4.7 3 5 8 1 33% .250 5.7 9.6 1.9 15.3 1.70 9.57 -0.8 -0.1
2011 WVA A 2 1 1 22 0 29.0 30 16 23 0 54% .333 9.3 5.0 0.0 7.1 1.59 5.28 1.2 0.1
2011 BRD A+ 1 0 0 5 0 6.7 8 4 5 1 43% .350 10.8 5.4 1.4 6.8 1.80 4.05 0.0 0.0
2012 SCO Wnt 1 1 1 12 0 10.7 17 11 11 0 0% .486 14.3 9.3 0.0 9.3 2.62 11.81 0.0 0.0
2012 ALT AA 2 3 13 51 0 60.0 40 29 85 2 55% .295 6.0 4.3 0.3 12.8 1.15 1.65 12.8 1.3
2013 IND AAA 5 3 17 38 0 46.7 28 21 63 2 44% .252 5.4 4.0 0.4 12.2 1.05 2.51 11.2 1.1
2013 NYN MLB 3 0 1 15 0 13.0 11 4 12 1 24% .270 7.6 2.8 0.7 8.3 1.15 3.46 0.6 0.1
2013 PIT MLB 0 0 0 3 0 4.0 6 2 3 0 47% .400 13.5 4.5 0.0 6.8 2.00 4.50 0.6 0.1
2014 LVG AAA 0 0 1 5 0 6.3 3 7 6 0 53% .200 4.3 9.9 0.0 8.5 1.58 0.00 0.1 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2013 284 0.4718 0.4894 0.7986 0.6567 0.3400 0.8864 0.6471 0.2014
Career2840.47180.48940.79860.65670.340.88640.64710.2014

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-04-04 2014-04-11 Minors 7 0 - Neck Nerve Injury Pinched Nerve - -
2013-05-22 2013-06-24 Minors 33 0 - - - -
2011-04-07 2011-05-26 Minors 49 0 Not Disclosed -
2010-05-23 2010-09-07 Minors 107 0 Right Shoulder Strain Latissimus Dorsi -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 NYN $502,250
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$502,250
1 yrTotal$502,250

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 40 d1 year/$502,250 (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$502,250 (2014). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/20/12. Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13. Acquired by NY Mets in trade with Pittsburgh 8/29/13 (player to be named in 8/28/13 John Buck/Marlon Byrd deal).
  • Drafted by Pittsburgh 2009 (1s-49) (Dallas Baptist HS). $0.717M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .185 .312 .296 .239
11 vs R (Multi) .300 .341 .400 .278
18 Split (Multi) -.115 -.028 -.104 -.040
19 LgAvg (Multi) .010 .024 .026 .019
30 vs L (2013) .185 .312 .296 .239
31 vs R (2013) .300 .341 .400 .278
38 Split (2013) -.115 -.028 -.104 -.040
39 LgAvg (2013) .010 .022 .028 .019

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BP Articles

Vic Black is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersBen Murphy2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersIan Lefkowitz2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersJared Weiss2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 75 Relief PitchersBret Sayre2014-03-06
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Three-Year Projections: Relief PitchersCraig Goldstein2014-03-05
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Tier Rankings: Relief PitchersPaul Sporer2014-03-04
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessMock Auction Analysis: AL- and NL-Only Mike Gianella2014-02-20
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Team Preview: New York MetsBret Sayre2014-02-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Kubel to ClevelandR.J. Anderson2013-08-30
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBullpen Report: On the GrilliMike Gianella2013-07-25
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Pittsburgh Pirates Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2012-12-10
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of August 1Kevin Goldstein2012-08-02


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-03-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who has more saves this year? Cody Allen or Vic Black? Thanks
(Vic from Baltimore)
Black, but I believe in Axford this year so that definitely influences this pick (Paul Sporer)
2014-01-21 18:00:00 (link to chat)Any good non-closer RP that should be targeted in NL only for $1?
(craneplace from The Present)
In NL-only for $1 you really could grab a number of quality middle relievers and be happy. If you're asking from a saves perspective, I like Vic Black on the Mets, Mark Melancon on the Pirates and Pedro Strop on the Cubs. I don't know if any of those guys will go for $1, but they could get saves. A.J. Ramos is another guy who could be a "post-hype" saves guy and pick up a few or get the job if Steve Cishek gets traded or is ineffective. (Mike Gianella)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Vic Black threw 283 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2013, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (96mph) and Curve (83mph). He also rarely threw a Sinker (94mph).