Florida Marlins defeat New York Mets, 6-1

Doc Gooden, Tom Seaver and Mike Piazza might want to borrow some ear plugs from Bobby Bonilla for that Shea farewell Sunday.

It could be a venomous atmosphere at the postgame sendoff to the stadium if Johan Santana and Oliver Perez can't save the Mets' season with starts on short rest.

For a second straight year, Florida arrived in Flushing for a season-ending series aiming to knock out the Mets. This time the Fish handed the not-so-Amazin's a 6-1 series-opening loss Fr...

Don't look now, but the Marlins are doing it again.

A year after crushing the Mets' playoff hopes and stamping New York's historical collapse, they picked up where they left off during last season's final weekend and handed the home team a 6-1 loss at Shea Stadium Friday night.

It pushed the Mets to brink of playoff elimination, a game behind the Brewers in the wild-card race with two to play.

"For us this is our playoffs and we're going to play it like the playof...