A new feature here at Twinkie Talk, probably just for the offseason, is going to be the WAR Graph of the day. If you haven’t heard of such a thing, take a quick gander at this post for the basic way in which it is used. Obviously the ones here are going to be Twins themed, unless there is one I come across that just blows me away. Now, does this mean there will be a graph every day? I think everyone who knows me knows that this is not the case. But hopefully I’ll get as close to every day as I can.
Today’s graph is for the Nick Punto and JJ Hardy haters (click for full size):
Obviously Alexi Casilla and Luis Rivas aren’t the best players in the world, but the Twins want speed in the lineup, and players like that give you speed. Just at the expense of everything else.