Bill James' latest rankings aren't kind to Paul Konerko. The White Sox first baseman is listed as the worst defensive first baseman in the majors (minus-11 runs saved in 2012) and the worst baserunner over the last decade (minus-183 bases). The best baserunners for the decade? Ichiro Suzuki (plus-372), Jimmy Rollins (plus-349), Carl Crawford (plus-347) and Juan Pierre (plus-326). …

Albert Pujols got one sixth-place vote (from Sheldon Ocker of the Akron Beacon Journal), but this marked the first year in his career he finished outside the top 10 in MVP voting. He was 17th. …

The Tigers overpaid for Torii Hunter (two years, $26 million), but he's a huge upgrade over Delmon Young. His signing means the Tigers will look to move Brennan Boesch and/or Andy Dirks and Ryan Raburn. There are a lot of teams that are likely to give those guys a second look, including both teams in Chicago. …