A word about judging major league players too quickly.
Don’t. It almost never works out.
Reggie Jackson didn’t hit a home run in April, 1982, and was all but booed out of the park in Anaheim – then helped lead the team to the post-season and shared the American League home run lead.
Countless veterans comeback from the brink of disaster, in part because they have a reserve of confidence that younger players lack. And sometimes, they’re just streaky.
Maybe Jeff Weaver is streaky.
Certainly, when he was 0-6 and his earned run average…