Arizona Diamondbacks defeat Boston Red Sox, 5-1

PHOENIX -- It remains to be seen what effect Mike Timlin's five-week absence from the Red Sox will have on his pitching.

But it took just one batter in yesterday afternoon's 5-1 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks to see that his fielding could use a little work.

Timlin's throwing error on a sacrifice bunt led to three unearned Arizona runs in the eighth inning and blew up what had been a tense pitching duel between Randy Johnson and Daisuke Matsuzaka.

"Bad toss, bad er...