Boston Red Sox defeat Seattle Mariners, 14-3

There were heaters in the dugout, Red Sox rookie second baseman Dustin Pedroia said.

But even in 43-degree weather -- on a day when a brief appearance by the sun at Fenway Park drew one of the day's bigger ovations from the crowd of 35,847 -- pitcher Josh Beckett never gave the Sox a chance to feel the chill.

"It seems like we were out on defense for only five seconds," Pedroia said, "and then we were back out there hitting."

Even as the buildup for tonight's first e...