This entry lists the best and worst for the past 30 days of the 2017 regular season, through games of Sunday, September 10. Here is an explanation of this weekly feature.

Comment of the week: If you look at the top American League pitchers of the past 30 days, you’ll see why Cleveland is 26-4 during the period. Over in the National League, there is nothing that says “2017 Mets” more than Jacob deGrom having the third most strikeouts and the fourth worst ERA over the past 30 days.

American League
   Team W-L              
1. Cleveland        26- 4
2. Boston           16-12
   New York         16-12
   Texas            16-12
5. Minnesota        16-13
       
   Worst Team W-L        
1. Detroit           8-19
2. Chicago          11-18
3. Toronto          12-16
4. Oakland          12-15
   Tampa Bay        12-15

   Batting Average       
1. Hosmer, KC        .413
2. Mauer, Min        .390
3. Garcia, Chi       .379
4. Abreu, Chi        .373
5. Santana, Cle      .371
       
   On Base Percentage    
1. Hosmer, KC        .500
2. Santana, Cle      .483
3. Mauer, Min        .448
4. Garcia, Chi       .434
5. Trout, LA         .429

   Slugging Percentage   
1. Abreu, Chi        .814
2. Olson, Oak        .744
3. Buxton, Min       .692
4. Santana, Cle      .691
5. Sanchez, NY       .689
     
   On Base Plus Slugging 
1. Abreu, Chi       1.227
2. Santana, Cle     1.174
3. Hosmer, KC       1.163
4. Olson, Oak       1.130
5. Machado, Bal     1.057

   Worst OPS             
1. Engle, Chi        .424
2. Simmons, LA       .514
3. Gamel, Sea        .553
4. Heredia, Sea      .554
5. Goins, Tor        .601
          
   Home Runs             
1. Abreu, Chi          12
   Olson, Oak          12
   Sanchez, NY         12
4. Encarnacion, Cle    11
   Machado, Bal        11
 
   Runs                  
1. Trout, LA           27
2. Andrus, Tex         25
   Buxton, Min         25
   Dozier, Min         25
5. Two with            22

   RBI                   
1. Sanchez, NY         30
2. Machado, Bal        25
   Polanco, Min        25
4. Five with           24
   
       
   Stolen Bases          
1. DeShields, Tex       9
   Merrifield, KC       9
3. Betts, Bos           7
   Trout, LA            7
5. Three with           6
  
   Saves                 
1. Colome, TB           9
2. Allen, Cle           7
   Diaz, Sea            7
   Giles, Hou           7
5. Osuna, Tor           6
 
   ERA                   
1. Clevinger, Cle    1.69
2. Kluber, Cle       2.30
3. Carrasco, Cle     2.34
4. Gibson, Min       2.35
5. Ramirez, Sea      2.45

   Worst ERA             
1. Hellickson, Bal   8.49
2. Vargas, KC        7.53
3. Hamels, Tex       6.35
4. Cotton, Oak       6.18
5. Bridwell, LA      6.00
 
   FIP                   
1. Carrasco, Cle     2.31
2. Gibson, Min       2.76
3. Junis, KC         3.05
4. Happ, Tor         3.06
5. Kluber, Cle       3.10
 
   WHIP                  
1. Kluber, Cle       0.79
2. Carrasco, Cle     0.87
3. Verlander, Det-Hou0.91
4. Ramirez, Sea      0.95
5. Fister, Bos       0.96
 
   Strikeouts            
1. Kluber, Cle         52
2. Sale, Bos           49
   Severino, NY        49
4. Bauer, Cle          44
5. Two with            41
National League
   Team W-L
1. Arizona          19- 9
2. Washington       20-10
3. Milwaukee        16- 9
4. Chicago          17-12
5. St. Louis        15-12

   Worst Team W-L
1. Pittsburgh        9-19
2. San Francisco    10-19
3. New York         11-19
4. Los Angeles      11-17
   Philadelphia     12-18
   
   Batting Average     
1. Blackmon, Col     .364
2. Gonzalez, Col     .351
3. Inciarte, Atl     .350
4. Swanson, Atl      .348
5. Rizzo, Chi        .346
 
   On Base Percentage  
1. Swanson, Atl      .468
2. Votto, Cin        .465
3. Blackmon, Col     .462
4. Gonzalez, Col     .452
5. Hoskins, Phi      .431

   Slugging Percentage  
1. Hoskins, Phi      .765
2. Martinez, Ari     .762
3. Stanton, Mia      .738
4. Blackmon, Col     .627
5. Goldschmidt, Ari  .614

   On Base Plus Slugging
1. Hoskins, Phi     1.196
2. Stanton, Mia     1.145
3. Martinez, Ari    1.108
4. Blackmon, Col    1.089
5. Gonzalez, Col    1.062
      
   Worst OPS
1. Sandoval, SF      .465
2. McCutchen, Pit    .546
3. Rojas, Mia        .551
4. Galvis, Phi       .600
5. Duvall, Cin       .613

   Home Runs
1. Hoskins, Phi        14
   Martinez, Ari       14
   Stanton, Mia        14
4. Four with            7
   
   
   Runs    
1. Hoskins, Phi        26
   Stanton, Mia        26
3. Blackmon, Col       25
   Gennett, Cin        25
5. Rizzo, Chi          24

   RBI      
1. Hoskins, Phi        32
2. Rizzo, Chi          31
3. Martinez, Ari       28
4. Stanton, Mia        27     
5. Ozuna, Mia          22 

   Stolen Bases          
1. Gordon, Mia         10
   Hamilton, Cin       10
3. Myers, SD            8
4. Three with           7
   

   Saves
1. Knebel, Mil         13
2. Doolittle, Was      10
   Rodney, Ari         10
4. Hand, SD             8
5. Neris, Phi           7

   ERA
1. Strasburg, Was    0.51
2. Davies, Mil       1.14
3. Weaver, SL        1.32
4. Castillo, Cin     1.86
5. Gonzalez, Was     2.08

   Worst ERA
1. Marquez, Col      5.57
2. Nola, Phi         5.55
3. Bumgarner, SF     5.40
4. deGrom, NY        5.35
5. Dickey, Atl       5.20

   FIP
1. Strasburg, Was    1.52
2. Castillo, Cin     2.08
3. Weaver, SL        2.16
4. Davies, Mil       2.41
5. Corbin, Ari       2.50

   WHIP
1. Strasburg, Was    0.71
2. Castillo, Cin     0.76
3. Hill, LA          0.98
4. Roark, Was        1.01
5. Corbin, Ar        1.05

   Strikeouts
1. Ray, Ari            45
2. Godley, Ari         44
3. deGrom, NY          42
   Martinez, SL        42
5. Strasburg, Was      41
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