Mets LHP Vic Black entered the game the bases loaded and no outs and quickly got three fly balls to escape the inning and preserve a four-run lead Saturday night against the Cubs.
He has stranded 15-straight inherited baserunners, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.
“The job he’s done to come in with men on base is truly amazing,” Terry Collins said after the game. “He has not flinched. His command, it’s 10 times better when there’s guys on. I don’t know if he’s so focused that he’s got to get outs, but he’s pitched brilliantly.”
Speaking of Black, here’s a preview of SNY.TV’s Riding Shotgun with Vic Black, which will post later this week on MetsBlog…