Cards/Marlins rained out Sunday

MIAMI (AP) - The final game of the St. Louis Cardinals' series

at Florida has been postponed because of rain. No makeup date was

immediately announced.

The game started 55 minutes late Sunday, then was halted with

two out in the top of the first inning and no score. The

postponement came after a wait of 3 hours, 7 minutes.

The Cardinals, who began the day 1½ games behind the NL

Central-leading Reds, start three-game series Monday at


The Marlins are off Monday. They play 16 of their next 19 games

on the road, starting Tuesday at Washington.