This entry lists the best and worst for the past 30 days of the 2017 regular season, through games of Sunday, July 9. Here is an explanation of this weekly feature.

Comment of the week: Ye gods, Houston Astros. Sure have a lot of players in the top five.

American League
   Team W-L              
1. Kansas City      18- 9
2. Houston          17-10
3. Boston           17-12
   Cleveland        17-12
5. Rays             15-12
       
   Worst Team W-L        
1. New York         10-18
2. Detroit          10-17
3. Baltimore        11-18
4. Seattle          12-16
5. Toronto          12-15

   Batting Average       
1. Altuve, Hou       .414
2. Ramirez, Cle      .402
3. Correa, Hou       .392
4. Springer, Hou     .383
5. Mancini, Bal      .351
       
   On Base Percentage    
1. Altuve, Hou       .476
2. Judge, NY         .421
3. Correa, Hou       .421
4. Ramriez, Cle      .421
5. Springer, Hou     .419

   Slugging Percentage   
1. Ramirez, Cle      .803
2. Springer, Hou     .794
3. Judge, NY         .760
4. Correa, Hou       .732
5. Abreu, Chi        .638
     
   On Base Plus Slugging 
1. Ramirez, Cle     1.257
2. Springer, Hou    1.245
3. Judge, NY        1.240
4. Correa, Hou      1.201
5. Altuve, Hou      1.123

   Worst OPS             
1. Anderson, Chi     .547
2. Iglesias, Det     .562
3. Grossman, Min     .598
4. Pillar, Tor       .633
5. Beltran, Hou      .634
          
   Home Runs             
1. Judge, NY           12
2. Springer, Hou       11
3. Moustakas, KC       10
4. Correa, Hou          9
   Ramirez, Cle         9
 
   Runs                  
1. Springer, Hou       31
2. Ramirez, Cle        30
3. Encarnacion, Cle    29
4. Judge, NY           28
5. Betts, Bos          25

   RBI                   
1. Chisenhall, Cle     27
2. Correa, Hou         26
3. Abreu, Chi          25
   Judge, NY           25
5. Two with            24
       
   Stolen Bases          
1. DeShields, Tex       9
2. Maybin, LA           8
   Merrifield, KC       8
4. Altuve, Hou          7
   Davis, Oak           7
  
   Saves                 
1. Colome, TB           8
   Kintzler, Min        8
   Osuna, Tor           8
4. Herrera, KC          6
5. Three with           5
 
   ERA                   
1. Kluber, Cle       1.02
2. Peacock, Hou      1.98
3. Faria, TB         2.25
   Fiers, Hou        2.25
5. Happ, Tor         2.27

   Worst ERA             
1. Jimenez, Bal      6.68
2. Tomlin, Cle       6.67
3. Zimmermann, Det   6.26
4. Gossett, Oak      6.23
5. Two with          6.00
 
   FIP                   
1. Kluber, Cle       1.15
2. Sale, Bos         2.41
3. Peacock, Hou      2.60
4. Carrasco, Cle     2.95
5. Severino, NY      3.02
 
   WHIP                  
1. Kluber, Cle       0.66
2. Sale, Bos         0.85
3. Cobb, TB          0.93
4. Faria, TB         1.00
5. Two with          1.02
 
   Strikeouts            
1. Kluber, Cle         64
2. Sale, Bos           59
3. Severino, NY        48
4. Carrasco, Cle       46
5. Tanaka, NY          45
National League
   Team W-L
1. Los Angeles      24- 4
2. Arizona          16-10
3. Milwaukee        17-12
4. Pittsburgh       16-12
5. St. Louis        16-13

   Worst Team W-L
1. Cincinnati        8-20
2. San Francisco     9-18
3. Cincinnati       10-18
4. Colorado         12-16
5. Chicago          13-15
   
   Batting Average     
1. McCutchen, Pit    .423
2. LeMahieu, Col     .391
3. Tapia, Col        .378
4. Turner, LA        .376
5. Seager, LA        .370
 
   On Base Percentage  
1. McCutchen, Pit    .513
2. Turner, LA        .500
3. Votto, Cin        .442
4. Seager, LA        .440
5. Rendon, Was       .437

   Slugging Percentage  
1. McCutchen, Pit    .794
2. Bellinger, LA     .740
3. Turner, LA        .706
4. DeJong, SL        .701
5. Votto, Cin        .690

   On Base Plus Slugging
1. McCutchen, Pit   1.307
2. Turner, LA       1.206
3. Votto, Cin       1.132
4. Bellinger, LA    1.115
5. Seager, LA       1.094
      
   Worst OPS
1. Frazier, Pit      .526
2. Crawford, SF      .527
3. Riddle, Mia       .567
4. Kemp, Atl         .577
5. Swanson, Atl      .578

   Home Runs
1. Bellinger, LA       13
2. Stanton, Mia        10
3. Shaw, Mil            9
   Votto, Cin           9
5. Eight with           8
   
   Runs    
1. Blackmon, Col       24
2. Bellinger, LA;      23
Carpenter, SL; McCutchen,
Pit; Pham, SL; Stanton,
Mia

   RBI      
1. Ozuna, Mia          29
2. Arenado, Col        27
   Bellinger, LA       27
4. Murphy, Was         23     
   Shaw, Mil           23 

   Stolen Bases          
1. Turner, Was         14
2. Gordon, Mia         11
3. Hamilton, Cin       10
4. Broxton, Mil         7
   Taylor, LA           7

   Saves
1. Jansen, LA          11
2. Maurer, SD           9
3. Ramos, Mia           8
4. Johnson, Atl         7
   Rodney, Ari          7

   ERA
1. deGrom, NY        1.62
2. Scherzer, Was     1.64
3. Wood, LA          1.65
4. Greinke, Ari      1.97
5. Chacin, SD        2.01

   Worst ERA
1. Garcia, Atl       7.76
2. Blach, SF         6.83
3. Guerra, Mil       6.75
4. Wainwright, SL    5.97
5. Montgomery, Chi   5.59

   FIP
1. Wood, LA          2.11
2. Scherzer, Was     2.17
3. Corbin, Ari       2.50
4. Kershaw, LA       2.82
5. Greinke, Ari      2.99

   WHIP
1. Scherzer, Was     0.59
2. Wood, LA          0.73
3. Godley, Ari       0.78
4. deGrom, NY        0.79
5. Kershaw, LA       0.83

   Strikeouts
1. Scherzer, Was       59
2. Kershaw, LA         58
3. Nelson, Mil         47
4. Nola, Phi           46
   Ray, Ari            46

Programming note: There will be no Trailing 30 on July 17. We’ll be back on July 24.

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