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VIC BLACK RUMORS & GOSSIP

Mets Minor League Recap: Black Blows Lead, Cecchini Homers

  Salt Lake 5, Las Vegas (41-32) 4 Las Vegas was clinging to a 4-2 lead heading into the bottom of the 8th inning when Vic Black was brought in for the 2nd straight night but was not as successful this time giving up a 3-run homerun to C.J. Cron that turned out to be the game winner. Seems very curious to pitch someone back-to-back days after not having pitched in 15 days. The...
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Vic Black and Eric Goedell Not Close to Returning

Reliever Vic Black, who has not pitched for the Mets at all so far this year due to a shoulder issue, has had another setback in his rehab recently, according to GM Sandy Alderson. This time it’s the groin that’s been bothering Black and he’s been unavailable to pitch for Triple-A as a result. Black has pitched for three different minor league levels during his rehab assignment...
Via Mets Merized Online
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Vic Black Activated From DL and Optioned To Las Vegas

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that the Mets activated reliever Vic Black from the disabled list today and simultaneously optioned him to Triple-A Las Vegas. Black, who began the season on the DL, has missed nearly two months of the season with right shoulder tendinitis. After a dozen uneven rehab outings,  Black had a 5.73 ERA and clearly needs to still work on some things...
Via Mets Merized Online
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Vic Black Throws Perfect Inning, Hits 96 MPH on Gun

Vic Black continued his rehab last night, tossing a perfect inning for the Binghamton Mets against Trenton. Black reached as high as 96 MPH on the radar gun, although he did get himself into two full-count situations according to Metsmerized’s Michael Mayer. Black has missed the entire season with a herniated disk in his neck and shoulder problems. However, according to ESPN New...
Via Mets Merized Online
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Vic Black be the Mets closer by season’s end?

The 2014 season didn’t get off to a fast start for Vic Black.  In ten spring training appearances, Black pitched to a 5.79 ERA and 2.46 WHIP in 9.1 IP, a showing that promptly had him demoted to minor league camp much earlier than anyone could have expected.  Fans and upper management envisioned Black as a key component to this year’s bullpen, but with his setback in spring...
Via Mets360.com
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Vic Black the Mets’ primary setup man?

Vic Black is an intriguing character. When the Mets received him as the Player to be Named Later from the Marlon Byrd/John Buck trade, he immediately stepped into the New York bullpen where he put up a 3.46 ERA in 13 IP, struck out 12 and walked only 4. It was a nice sign from a guy who had an average fastball velocity of 95.5, and who can ratchet that up when needed. He appears...
Via Mets360.com
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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