Here is an explanation of this weekly feature. This entry lists the best and worst for the past 30 days of the 2016 regular season, through games of Sunday, June 12.

Comments of the week: The White Sox and Phillies were the two Cinderella teams of April. I’d say the clock’s struck midnight. That, and Matt Shoemaker had a 9.15 ERA when I dropped him from my fantasy team…

American League
   Team W-L              
1. Texas            19- 8
2. Detroit          17-10
3. Cleveland        18-12
4. New York         17-12
5. Toronto          16-12
       
   Worst Team W-L        
1. Chicago           7-20
2. Minnesota        11-17
3. Oakland          11-15
4. Los Angeles      13-15
   Seattle          13-15

   Batting Average       
1. Bogaerts, Bos     .391
2. Ortiz, Bos        .384
3. Maybin, Det       .375
4. Pearce, TB        .3684
5. Desmond, Tex      .3675
       
   On Base Percentage    
1. Ortiz, Bos        .465
2. Grossman, Min     .457
3. Morrison, TB      .442
4. Pearce, TB        .437
5. Trout, LA         .435

   Slugging Percentage   
1. Ortiz, Bos        .791
2. Betts, Bos        .673
3. Valencia, Oak     .667
4. Beltran, NY       .657
5. Longoria, TB      .645
     
   On Base Plus Slugging 
1. Ortiz, Bos       1.255
2. Betts, Bos       1.079
3. Valencia, Oak    1.061
4. Kinsler, Det     1.059
5. Morrison, TB     1.047

   Worst OPS             
1. Escobar, KC       .511
2. Burns, Oak        .51431
3. Plouffe, Min      .51434
4. Lawrie, Chi       .529
5. Ramirez, Bos      .546
          
   Home Runs             
1. Beltran, NY          9
   Longoria, TB         9
   Trumbo, Bal          9
4. 7 with               8
   
 
   Runs                  
1. Betts, Bos          29
2. Cano, Sea           26
3. 4 with              24
   
   

   RBI                   
1. Beltran, NY         29
2. Bogaerts, Bos       26
   Encarnacion, Tor    26
4. Kinsler, Det        25
   Ortiz, Bos          25
       
   Stolen Bases          
1. Nunez, Min           8
2. Davis, Cle           7
3. 4 with               6
   
   
  
   Saves                 
1. Rodriguez, Det      11
2. Chapman, NY         10
3. 4 with               9
   
   
 
   ERA                   
1. Sabathia, NY      0.87
2. Fulmer, Det       1.16
3. Wright, Bos       1.73
4. Fister, Hou       2.10
5. Shoemaker, LA     2.28

   Worst ERA             
1. Stroman, Tor      7.58
2. Duffey, Min       6.69
3. Wilson, Bal       6.67
4. Happ, Tor         6.03
5. Miley, Sea        6.79
 
   FIP                   
1. Shoemaker, LA     1.77
2. Verlander, Det    2.20
3. Pineda, NY        2.63
4. McCullers, Hou    2.87
5. Kluber, Cle       3.07
 
   WHIP                  
1. Fulmer, Det       0.80 
2. Verlander, Det    0.83
3. Lewis, Tex        0.87
4. Sabathia, NY      0.90
5. Shoemaker, LA     0.92
 
   Strikeouts            
1. Shoemaker, LA       53
2. Sanchez, Tor        44
3. Archer, TB          42
   Kluber, Cle         42
5. 2 with              40
National League
   Team W-L
1. San Francisco    18- 8
2. Chicago          17-10
3. Washington       17-11
4. St. Louis        16-11
5. Milwaukee        15-12

   Worst Team W-L
1. Philadelphia      8-19
2. Atlanta          10-18
   Cincinnati       10-18
4. San Diego        10-17
5. Arizona          11-16     
   
   Batting Average     
1. Goldschmidt, Ari  .362
2. Ozuna, Mia        .345
3. LeMahieu, Col     .3409
4. Zobrist, Chi      .3407
5. Murphy, NY        .324
 
   On Base Percentage  
1. Goldschmidt, Ari  .479
2. Zobrist, Chi      .429
3. LeMahieu, Col     .427
4. Carpenter, SL     .418
5. Hill, Mil         .416

   Slugging Percentage  
1. Bruce, Cin        .670
2. Gonzalez, Col     .667
3. Duvall, Cin       .620
4. Carpenter, SL     .6190
5. Duvall, Cin       .6186

   On Base Plus Slugging
1. Bruce, Cin       1.039
2. Carpenter, SL    1.037
3. Goldschmidt, Ari 1.032
4. Gonzalez, Col    1.022
5. Myers, SD        0.989
      
   Worst OPS
1. Stanton, Mia      .401
2. Molina, SL        .487
3. Russell, Chi      .490
4. Upton, SD         .555
5. Conforto, NY      .559

   Home Runs
1. Duvall, Cin         11
   Seager, LA          11
3. Gonzalez, Col       10
4. Bryant, Chi          9
5. 2 with               8

   Runs    
1. Bryant, Chi         22
2. Bruce, Cin          21
   Polanco, Pit        21
4. 5 with              20
   

   RBI      
1. Duvall, Cin         30
2. Arenado, Col        22
   Gonzalez, Col       22
   Ramos, Was          22
5. 3 with              21

   Stolen Bases          
1. Villar, Mil         12
2. Hamilton, Cin        9
3. Marte, Pit           8
4. Upton, SD            7
5. 4 with               5

   Saves
1. Familia, NY          9
   Jeffress, Mil        9
   Melancon, Pit        9
   Ramos, Mia           9
5. 2 with               8 

   ERA
1. Bumgarner, SF     0.74
2. Cueto, SF         0.95
3. Kershaw, LA       1.16
4. Syndergaard, NY   1.19
5. Lackey, Chi       1.34

   Worst ERA
1. Morgan, Phi       7.52
2. Gonzalez, Was     6.83
3. Peralta, Mil      6.60
4. Butler, Col       6.28
5. Lamb, Cin         6.19

   FIP
1. Syndergaard, NY   1.20
2. Fernandez, Mia    1.46
3. Kershaw, LA       1.69
4. Lester, Chi       2.13
5. Arrieta, Chi      2.24

   WHIP
1. Kershaw, LA       0.52
2. Anderson, Mil     0.65
3. Greinke, Ari      0.7297
4. Davies, Mil       0.7304
5. Cueto, SF         0.74

   Strikeouts
1. Fernandez, Mia      60
2. Strasburg, Was      52
3. Arrieta, Chi        46
4. Kershaw, LA         45
5. Lester, Chi         43
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