With a 2-4 game, he raised his average from .243 to .268. That's how meaningless his sample of AB's is right now.
In 2008 he didn't homer the first 8 games of the season. How did he finish the season?
.357 BA/.462 OBP/.653 SLG
37 HR and 116 RBI in 148 games.
They call him The Machine for a reason.
People need to CHILL.