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Vic BlackTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2018 MLB Years: 2013-2014
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-273Position when DraftedRHPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameVictor Laurence Black
Height6-3Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 23,1988 [30.200]PlaceAmarillo,Texas
High SchoolAmarillo (Amarillo,TX)
CollegeDallas Baptist University (Dallas,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 1st round (49th overall) of the 2009 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 41st round (1234th overall) of the 2006 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$717,000Signing ScoutsMike LeuzingerService Time0.166 (2014)
MLB DebutJuly 25,2013 [25.063]
OrganizationsPIT [5] NYN [3] SFN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID123331Retrosheet IDblacv001MLBAM ID502195
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (65.33%) -- Curveball (26.15%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (8.52%)
Fastball Velocity [2014] - 95.72 - [2013] - 95.51
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts59Walks13Hittable66SO/BB24vsPower66Hitting0Durability55Team.517Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2007Dallas BaptistCollegeNCAAFr28S/R19554.8619136000187.0745547057910001.517.66--5.909.411.60.500-
2008Dallas BaptistIndyNCAANCAA-1SoST20164.9714140000070.26650397465612201.588.410.895.867.131.22.143-
2009Dallas BaptistIndyNCAANCAA-1Jr28ST21644.1615150100088.2924941740999201.499.340.714.0610.052.48.600-
2009State College SpikesNYPLA-pit41S/R21123.451376002131.0261712015334001.317.47--4.319.482.20.333-
2010West Virginia PowerSALApit-ST22009.6422000004.23551582001.715.791.939.6415.431.60--
2011West Virginia PowerSALApit37Rel23215.2822022005129.0302117016235001.599.31--4.977.141.44.667-
2011Bradenton MaraudersFSLA+pit35Rel23104.0550500106.28431450001.8010.801.355.406.751.251.000-
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0315.0527027006135.2382520120285001.639.590.255.057.071.40.7503.50
2012Altoona CurveEastAApit28R/CL24231.655105100381360.04014112298512101.156.000.304.3512.752.93.400-
2013Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit28R/CL25532.513803800301746.2281513221633001.055.400.394.0512.153.00.625-
2013Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit68Rel25004.5030300204.06220231002.0013.50--4.506.751.50-3.05
2013New York MetsNLMLBnyn38Rel25303.4615015004113.0115514123001.157.620.692.778.313.001.0003.12
2014Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAnyn38Rel26011.45170170010718.21253017184001.555.79--8.208.681.06.000-
2014New York MetsNLMLBnyn38Rel26232.6041041009034.2261210219321001.306.750.524.938.311.68.4003.68
2015St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn17Rel27027.3640400003.25331322002.1812.272.457.364.910.67.000-
2015Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn9Rel27000.0060600006.04000150000.836.00--1.507.505.00--
2015Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAnyn38Rel27147.09310310011326.2322221326278002.1710.801.018.779.111.04.200-
2015Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0165.94410410011335.04125244303410001.9510.160.997.438.421.13.1435.17
2017Salem-Keizer VolcanoesNwstA-sfn0Rel29005.1460600417.064407114001.867.71--9.0014.141.57--
2017Richmond Flying SquirrelsEastAAsfn39Rel29115.2819019003029.0272017228166001.908.380.628.694.970.57.500-
2017Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0115.2525025007136.03324212352710001.898.250.508.756.750.77.5005.30
2018New Jersey JackalsCanAmInd-S/R30244.371596005155.25933275383712001.749.540.816.145.980.97.333-
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter532.96590590015151.2431917325475001.327.490.524.358.191.88.6250.39
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter13173.6421492050010443266.12211301091217229650101.467.380.405.759.891.72.433-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter683.628608600512790.072423756410815001.487.040.496.2610.571.69.429-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter342.657607600411395.071342845810618101.366.730.385.4910.041.83.429-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter125.2390900109.013762772001.9411.321.746.106.101.00.333-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter215.8824222005133.2332622121317001.608.820.275.618.291.48.667-
A- Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter123.7619712006238.0322116022448001.417.51--5.1710.332.00.333-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter244.371596005155.25933275383712001.749.540.816.145.980.97.333-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter12154.64484261001245.02321541271414324621401.528.480.515.228.991.72.444-
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter532.83560560013147.2371715323444001.266.990.574.348.311.91.625-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter004.5030300204.06220231002.0013.50--4.506.751.50--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings21132.96251025100644220.018381721310620021001.327.490.524.358.191.88.6180.39
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings11143.641757168008535220.0181106891014024241101.467.380.405.759.891.72.440-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2012Altoona CurveEastAApit28p24190000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2017Richmond Flying SquirrelsEastAAsfn39p2971000000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter441000000000002000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter281000000000002000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1624000000000007000.000.000.000.0000011.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2009State College Spikes NYPLA-pit21P13--2---221.0000.15------13100.017.1
2010West Virginia Power SALApit22P2---------------2100.01.4
2011West Virginia Power SALApit23P22--11--221.0000.09------22100.015.9
2011Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit23P5---1--111.0000.20------5100.03.6
2012Altoona Curve EastAApit24P51--242-86.7500.12------51100.035.9
2013Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit25P38--132-64.6670.11------38100.026.4
2013New York MetsNLMLBnyn25P15-13-21132.6670.130.151-100.0-15100.09.3
2013Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25P3-41---111.0000.330.25-----3100.01.9
2014Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAnyn26P17--211-43.7500.18------17100.011.8
2014New York MetsNLMLBnyn26P41-34231165.8330.120.154180.0-41100.025.3
2015St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn27P4---------------4100.02.9
2015Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn27P6--12--331.0000.50------6100.04.3
2015Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAnyn27P31--211-43.7500.10------31100.021.5
2017Salem-Keizer Volcanoes NwstA-sfn29P6--12--331.0000.50------6100.07.9
2017Richmond Flying Squirrels EastAAsfn29P19--311-54.8000.21------19100.013.6
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P59-513522108.8000.140.165183.3-590.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P86--554-1410.7140.12------860.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P76--673-1613.8130.17------760.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P9---1--111.0000.11------90.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P24--11--221.0000.08------240.00.0
A- Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P19--32--551.0000.26------190.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2009State College Spikes NYPLA-pit2113----------
2010West Virginia Power SALApit222----------
2011West Virginia Power SALApit2322----------
2011Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit235----------
2012Altoona Curve EastAApit2451----------
2013Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit2538----------
2013New York MetsNLMLBnyn2515----------
2013Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit253----------
2014Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAnyn2617----------
2014New York MetsNLMLBnyn2641----------
2015St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn274----------
2015Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn276----------
2015Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAnyn2731----------
2017Salem-Keizer Volcanoes NwstA-sfn296----------
2017Richmond Flying Squirrels EastAAsfn2919----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2008Bourne BravesCape Cod LeagueCollege20047.011046005025.234262042325602.2611.921.408.068.771.099.12.000
2012Scottsdale ScorpionsArizona Fall LgMinor241111.8112012004110.217151401111002.7514.340.009.289.281.0012.66.500
2013Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB25002.2540400114.0311123001.256.752.254.506.751.502.25.000
2014New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26005.791001000109.113760109102.5312.540.009.648.680.906.75.000
2015New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27004.5020200002.0111011201.004.500.004.504.501.004.50.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs1111.8112012004110.717151401111002.6214.340.009.289.281.0012.66.500
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs047.011046005025.734262042325602.2211.921.408.068.771.099.12.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs004.7016016002115.3179811313301.969.980.597.637.631.005.28.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-11-07RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency29.168  
2017-08-01RPSan Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Richmond (AA)29.070Team Roster on 2017-08-01
2017-07-29RPSan Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)29.067Team Roster on 2017-07-29
2017-06-30RPSan Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Richmond (AA)29.038Team Roster on 2017-06-30
2017-06-22RPSan Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)29.030Team Roster on 2017-06-22
2017-06-21RPSan Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Sacramento (AAA)29.029Team Roster on 2017-06-21
2017-05-05RPSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract28.347Team Roster on 2017-05-05
2015-11-15RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency27.176  
2015-09-02RPNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors27.102Team Roster on 2015-09-02
2015-06-23RPNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list27.031Team Roster on 2015-06-23
2015-06-16RPNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured27.024Team Roster on 2015-06-16
2015-06-08RPNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list27.016Team Roster on 2015-06-08
2015-04-06RPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right shoulder weakness26.318Team Roster on 2015-04-06
2014-09-08RPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL26.108Team Roster on 2014-09-08
2014-08-28RPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Herniated disk26.097Team Roster on 2014-08-28
2014-05-27RPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from - (-)26.004Team Roster on 2014-05-27
2014-05-26RPNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Las Vegas (AAA)26.003Team Roster on 2014-05-26
2014-05-25RPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Las Vegas (AAA)26.002Team Roster on 2014-05-25
2014-05-24RPNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Las Vegas (AAA)26.001Team Roster on 2014-05-24
2014-04-12RPNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Las Vegas (AAA)25.324Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2014-03-27RPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to minors25.308Team Roster on 2014-03-27
2013-09-01RPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Las Vegas (AAA)25.101Team Roster on 2013-09-01
2013-08-28RPNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)YMinorsTradedTraded from Pirates with Dilson Herrera to Mets for Marlon Byrd and John Buck25.097Team Roster on 2013-08-28
2013-08-02RPPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Indianapolis (AAA)25.071Team Roster on 2013-08-02
2013-07-24RPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Indianapolis (AAA)25.062Team Roster on 2013-07-24
2013-06-25PPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL25.033Team Roster on 2013-06-25
2013-05-24PPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured25.001Team Roster on 2013-05-24
2013-03-13PPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Indianapolis (AAA)24.294Team Roster on 2013-03-13
2013-03-05PPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0m)24.286Team Roster on 2013-03-05
2012-11-20PPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Minors24.181Team Roster on 2012-11-20
2012-06-09PPittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)-Minors--24.017Team Roster on 2012-06-09
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2009-06-21ContractSigned by Pirates 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2009Pittsburgh Pirates-21717,000-------717,000Signing Bonus out of 2009 Draft (1st round - 49th overall)
2013New York MetsTeam Payroll25490,000-77544-3,023,990490,0001,207,0002013-03-05 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0m)
2013Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll25490,000-77544-3,023,990490,0001,207,0002013-03-05 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0m)
2014New York MetsTeam Payroll26502,2500.16674523183,256,497500,0001,709,250
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red