He's too good to be playing this poorly. Hitting .250, or even .275, won't cut it. He's needs to step it up. He's not a ML baby anymore. That can no longer be an excuse.
this early in the season, a .226 average isn't that catastrophic. he WILL step it up. people are overreacting. it's like you're gonna completely throw out what he's done for us the past 2 years because of some measly early season slump. he'll hit .275 by the all star break, and finish around .285-.290, book it.
btw, w/o zimmerman we would be 3-17.