New Mets manager Willie Randolph, in his first year in the National League after years in the AL, screwed up a double switch in his second game.

Welcome to the NL, Willie.

2 Responses

  1. wally

    I had the game on in the living room, but I was running around doing chores, catching a few minutes here and there. I missed the double switch snafu. Any details?

  2. Chad

    It appears that Willie Randolph didn’t tell the umpires he was making a double switch until after the pitcher had begun warming up. The rules state that you have to advise the umpires before the pitcher takes the mound.

    Frankly, his bench coach should have been helping Randolph out in that situation. It could have ended up hurting the Mets.