That's what they expect from us all year long," said Rodriguez, who got a $37 million, three-year deal from New York.
At Miami, Bonifacio went 4-for-5 against his former team, stole three bases and scored all four times he reached. Florida also hit three homers over the fence, including Hanley Ramirez's grand slam.
Bonifacio's inside-the-park homer was the first on opening day since Boston Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski did it in 1968.
Ricky Nolasco pitched six innings to win in his first opening-day start.
Washington's Adam Dunn drove in four runs with a homer and a double. Losing pitcher John Lannan allowed six runs and six hits in three innings.
At Phoenix, Tony Clark and Arizona newcomer Felipe Lopez each homered from both sides of the plate.
Eight home runs were hit in the game, including the decisive shot by Chad Tracy leading off the seventh inning against loser Jason Grilli.
Lopez and Clark became the first switch-hitting teammates to homer from both sides of the plate in a game since the Yankees' Jorge Posada and Bernie Williams on April 23, 2000. It had never been done on opening day.
Tony Pena worked 1 1-3 scoreless innings for the win and closer Chad Qualls got three outs for a save.
At St. Louis, the Pirates were down to their last strike when Wilson hit a three-run double to cap a four-run ninth off rookie closer Jason Motte.
Ryan Ludwick broke a 2-all tie with a leadoff homer in the eighth off Tyler Yates, and David Freese added a sacrifice fly off winner John Grabow (1-0) for a 4-2 lead.
Freddy Sanchez led off the ninth with a double off Motte, a hard-throwing right-hander who won a three-way battle for the closer's job in spring training. Adam LaRoche singled in a run with one out, pinch-hitter Eric Hinske doubled LaRoche to third, Brandon Moss was hit by a pitch and Wilson doubled to left-center on an 0-2 fastball.
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