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Milwaukee Brewers bench coach Willie Randolph, left, chats (Credit: AP)

Milwaukee Brewers bench coach Willie Randolph, left, chats with Mets coach Sandy Alomar Sr. as they exchange lineup cards prior to a game at Citi Field. (Apr. 19, 2009)

Willie Randolph

Willie Randolph, a former All-Star second baseman for the Yankees, managed the Mets from 2005 until June 2008. During that time, the team went 555-302 (.544), including winning the National League East title in 2006. He was hired by the Milwaukee Brewers as a bench coach prior to the 2009 season.

Milwaukee Brewers bench coach Willie Randolph, left, chats
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Milwaukee Brewers bench coach Willie Randolph, left, chats with Mets coach Sandy Alomar Sr. as they exchange lineup cards prior to a game at Citi Field. (Apr. 19, 2009)

Brewers bench coach Willie Randolph posts his team's
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Brewers bench coach Willie Randolph posts his team's lineup in the dugout before a game against the Colorado Rockies. (Apr. 5, 2010)

Brewers bench coach Willie Randolph gestures before the
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Brewers bench coach Willie Randolph gestures before the first inning of a game against the Cincinnati Reds. (Apr. 15, 2009)

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Mets manager Willie Randolph smiles during batting practice
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Mets manager Willie Randolph smiles during batting practice prior to the Mets' home opener at Shea Stadium.

Mets manager Willie Randolph and Bill Shea Jr.
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Mets manager Willie Randolph and Bill Shea Jr. welcome New York Gov. David Paterson to the game in the final Mets home opener at Shea Stadium.

In this May 26, 2008 file photo, New
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In this May 26, 2008 file photo, New York Mets manager Willie Randolph sits in the dugout before the start of the Major League Baseball game against the Florida Marlins at Shea Stadium in New York. After weeks of speculation that his job was in jeopardy, Willie Randolph finally got fired by the New York Mets early Tuesday June 17, while most fans were sleeping. Bench coach Jerry Manuel takes over on an interim basis. Pitching coach Rick Peterson and first base coach Tom Nieto also were cut loose.

In this May 27, 2008 file photo, New
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In this May 27, 2008 file photo, New York Mets manager Willie Randolph leaves the field after batting practice before a baseball game against the Florida Marlins a in New York. After weeks of speculation that his job was in jeopardy, Willie Randolph finally got fired by the New York Mets early Tuesday June 17, while most fans were sleeping. Bench coach Jerry Manuel takes over on an interim basis. Pitching coach Rick Peterson and first base coach Tom Nieto also were cut loose.

In this Sept. 30, 2007 file photo, New
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In this Sept. 30, 2007 file photo, New York Mets manager Willie Randolph, center, pitching coach Rick Peterson, behind Randolph, and third base coach Sandy Alomar Jr., foreground, leave the dugout after the Mets' 8-1 loss to the Florida Marlins in New York, in a baseball game ended their season. After weeks of speculation that his job was in jeopardy, Willie Randolph finally got fired by the New York Mets early Tuesday June 17, while most fans were sleeping. Bench coach Jerry Manuel takes over on an interim basis. Pitching coach Rick Peterson and first base coach Tom Nieto also were cut loose

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In this Sept. 26, 2007 file photo, New
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In this Sept. 26, 2007 file photo, New York Mets manager Willie Randolph reacts in the dugout during the Mets 9-6 loss to the Washington Nationals in their baseball game at Shea Stadium in New York. After weeks of speculation that his job was in jeopardy, Willie Randolph finally got fired by the New York Mets early Tuesday June 17, while most fans were sleeping. Bench coach Jerry Manuel takes over on an interim basis. Pitching coach Rick Peterson and first base coach Tom Nieto also were cut loose.

New York Mets manager Willie Randolph with bench
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New York Mets manager Willie Randolph with bench coach Jerry Manuel on the dugout steps during today's seventh inning.

New York Mets pitching coach Rick Peterson and
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New York Mets pitching coach Rick Peterson and manager Willie Randolph on the dugout steps during the seventh inning.

New York Mets Manager Willie Randolph goes to
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New York Mets Manager Willie Randolph goes to the mound to pull reliever Pedro Feliciano in the seventh inning as fans boo from the stands.

New York Mets manager Willie Randolph in the
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New York Mets manager Willie Randolph in the dugout on June 15, 2008.

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New York Mets manager Willie Randolph in the
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New York Mets manager Willie Randolph in the dugout after the seventh inning of June 15th's game.

New York Mets manager Willie Randolph in the
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New York Mets manager Willie Randolph in the dugout on June 15, 2008.

New York Mets manager Willie Randolph in the
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New York Mets manager Willie Randolph in the dugout on June 15, 2008.