Florida Marlins defeat New York Mets, 7-6

SAN JUAN - The Flushing faithful might be wishing a little harder for the Mets to make a trade to acquire Mariners lefty ace Cliff Lee after the Marlins roughed up another Mets starter Tuesday night at Hiram Bithorn Stadium.

But despite Japanese southpaw Hisanori Takahashi's pounding at the hands of the Marlins, the Mets staged a furious ninth-inning rally to tie the game 6-6, only to suffer a crushing 7-6 defeat in the bottom of the ninth.

Dan Uggla singled home Jor...