The Marlins had a laugh at the Cubs' expense, too. As part of a promotion between innings, a goat was brought on the field -- a reference to the Billy-goat curse that has hounded the Cubs since 1945.
"Tasteless," Chicago manager Lou Piniella said. "Every time we come here, they do some kind of gimmick. I don't know who thinks them up. I mean, when they come to Chicago, we don't fry marlin.