Wigginton sets tone early in Rays win
First baseman homers in first; Shields works five solid innings
DEVIL RAYS 8, METS 3
at Tropicana Field
Saturday, March 31
The Mets will travel to St. Louis to open the season against the Cardinals on Sunday night in an 8:05 contest. Left-hander Tom Glavine will start for the Mets; right-hander Chris Carpenter will start for the Cardinals.
Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.