Oakland Athletics defeat Boston Red Sox, 15-2

Bronson Arroyo said his pitching mechanics revealed no signs of trouble.

The Red Sox starter said his delivery seemed fine and the baseball felt crisp as it sailed from his hand. All indications were he was in for a solid outing last night against the Oakland Athletics.

Makes one wonder -- what's a pitcher to do when his mechanics prove deceiving?

"It was one of those games," said Arroyo, who yielded 9 runs -- 6 earned -- in 3 1/3 innings of the 15-2 loss. "Actually ...