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Ramirez not in lineup - Tarp OFF -- 2 p.m. Start

1:20: They have removed the tarp and announced that the game is expected to start at 2 p.m.

12:30: It continues to rain and it's obvious they won't be starting on time. Word in the press box is that 2 p.m. is the target for first pitch. It could be a soggy ending for Shea Stadium if the Marlins and Brewers prevail.Shea_rain

Noon- It is raining at Shea Stadium and the tarp has been placed over the infield. No word yet on whether the start will be delayed.

The Marlins will play today without Hanley Ramirez, who reaggravated a left shoulder injury while diving for a ground ball on Saturday. Manager Fredi Gonzalez said Ramirez would be unavailable, except to run. Rookie Cameron Maybin will lead off and play center and Alfredo Amezaga will start at short.

Marlins: CF Cameron Maybin, C John Baker, 3B Jorge Cantu, 1B Mike Jacobs, LF Josh Willingham, 2B Dan Uggla, RF Cody Ross, SS Alfredo Amezaga, P Scott Olsen.

Mets: SS Jose Reyes, CF Carlos Beltran, 1B Carlos Delgado, 3B David Wright, LF Nick Evans, 2B Ramon Martinez, RF Ryan Church, C Ramon Castro, P Oliver Perez.