This entry lists the best and worst for the past 30 days of the 2017 regular season, through games of Monday, August 14. Here is an explanation of this weekly feature.

Comment of the week: Sorry for the absence last week – vacation out of the country. In the meantime, it’s been a pretty good 30 days for the city of angels.

American League
   Team W-L              
1. Los Angeles      16- 9
2. Cleveland        17-10
3. Boston           16-11
4. Baltimore        17-12
5. NY, KC           16-13
       
   Worst Team W-L        
1. Chicago           7-19
2. Tampa Bay        10-18
3. Oakland          11-17
4. Houston          11-16
5. Texas            12-15

   Batting Average       
1. Altuve, Hou       .404
2. Mahtook, Det      .363
3. Simmons, LA       .360
4. Beckham, TB-Bal   .357
5. Gregorius, NY     .355
       
   On Base Percentage    
1. Trout, LA         .482
2. Mahtook, Det      .441
3. Altuve, Hou       .430
4. Simmons, LA       .419
5. Bregman, Hou      .417

   Slugging Percentage   
1. Gallo, Tex       .734
2. Cruz, Sea        .638
3. Rosario, Min     .636
4. Bregman, Hou     .6404
5. Upton, Det       .6296
     
   On Base Plus Slugging 
1. Trout, LA        1.105
2. Gallo, Tex       1.093
3. Bregman, Hou     1.047
4. Smoak, Tor       1.037
5. Altuve, Hou      1.035

   Worst OPS             
1. Bogaerts, Bos     .458
2. Hechavarria, TB   .495
3. Bradley, Bos      .517
4. Pujols, LA        .534
5. Sanchez, Chi      .536
          
   Home Runs             
1. Gallo, Tex          12
2. Cruz, Sea           11
3. Moustakas, KC        9
   Smoak, Tor           9
5. Four with            8
 
   Runs                  
1. Jones, Bal          24
2. Hosmer, KC          23
3. Dozier, Min         22
   Mahtook, Det        22
5. Four with           21

   RBI                   
1. Schoop, Bal         31
2. Upton, Det          30
3. Machado, Bal        26
4. Cruz, Sea           23
   Merrifield, KC      23
       
   Stolen Bases          
1. R Davis, Oak        10
2. Altuve, Hou          8
   Cain, KC             8
   Revere, LA           8
5. Two with             7
  
   Saves                 
1. Diaz, Sea           10
2. Colome, TB           8
   Osuna, Tor           8
4. Chapman, NY          7
5. Herrera, KC          6
 
   ERA                   
1. Paxton, Sea       1.67
2. Gausman, Bal      1.80
   Verlander, Det    1.80
4. Sale, Bos         2.18
5. Stroman, Tor      2.21

   Worst ERA             
1. Holland, Chi      8.16
2. Sanchez, Det      7.84
3. Shields, Chi      7.18
4. Nolasco, LA       7.01
5. Miranda, Sea      6.68
 
   FIP                   
1. Sale, Bos         1.62
2. Paxton, Sea       2.05
3. Kluber, Cle       2.49
4. Hammel, KC        2.70
5. Duffy, KC         2.84
 
   WHIP                  
1. Kluber, Cle       0.77
2. Sale, Bos         0.85
3. Paxton, Sea       0.87
4. Verlander, Det    0.91
5. Hammel, KC        0.96
 
   Strikeouts            
1. Kluber, Cle         57
2. Archer, TB          50
   Sale, Bos           50
4. Gausman, Bal        44
5. Bauer, Cle          41
National League
   Team W-L
1. Los Angeles      20- 5
2. Chicago          17-10
3. Washington       16-10
4. St. Louis        17-11
5. Miami            16-12

   Worst Team W-L
1. Atlanta           8-19
2. Milwaukee         9-18
3. Cincinnati       10-19
4. New York         12-16
   San Francisco    12-16
   
   Batting Average     
1. Blackmon, Col     .398
2. Herrera, Phi      .380
3. Parra, Col        .375
4. Bryant, Chi       .374
5. Braun, Mil        .356
 
   On Base Percentage  
1. Votto, Cin        .516
2. Blackmon, Col     .475
3. Goldschmidt, Ari  .462
4. Herrera, Phi      .446
5. Braun, Mil        .439

   Slugging Percentage  
1. Stanton, Mia      .880
2. Blackmon, Col     .728
3. Taylor, LA        .703
4. Arenado, Col      .688
5. Goldschmidt, Ar   .670

   On Base Plus Slugging
1. Stanton, Mia     1.295
2. Blackmon, Col    1.203
3. Goldschmidt, Ari 1.132
4. Taylor, LA       1.097
5. Herrera, Phi     1.086
      
   Worst OPS
1. Gyorko, SL        .486
2. Zobrist, Chi      .566
3. Reyes, NY         .576
4. Forsythe, LA      .589
5. Mercer, Pit       .598

   Home Runs
1. Stanton, Mia        17
2. Conforto, NY        11
3. Arenado, Col         9
   Contreras, Chi       9
   DeJong, SL           9
   
   Runs    
1. Blackmon, Col       34
2. Stanton, Mia        28
3. Gordon, Mia         24
   Taylor, LA          24
5. Spangenberg, SD     23

   RBI      
1. Stanton, Mia        34
2. Arenado, Col        30
3. Contreras, Chi      25
4. Lamb, Ari           23     
5. Three with          22 

   Stolen Bases          
1. Hamilton, Cin       10
2. Gordon, Mia          8
3. Arcia, Mil           6
   Hernandez, Phi       6
   Marte, Pit           6

   Saves
1. Jansen, LA          10
2. Doolittle, Was       8
   Hand, SD             8
4. Three with           7
   

   ERA
1. Nola, Phi         1.64
2. Maeda, LA         1.98
3. Lynn, SL          2.10
4. Bumgarner, SF     2.23
   deGrom, NY        2.23

   Worst ERA
1. Bailey, Cin      8.31
2. Hoffman, Col     6.97
3. Richard, SD      6.674
4. Nova, Pit        6.671
5. Romano, Cin      6.46

   FIP
1. Nola, Phi        2.41
2. deGrom, NY       2.73
3. Lester, Chi      2.926
4. Davies, Mil      2.929
5. Nelson, Mil      3.00

   WHIP
1. Gonzalez, Was     0.90
2. Arrieta, Chi      0.91
3. Urena, Mia        0.92
4. Lester, Chi       0.93
5. Maeda, LA         0.95

   Strikeouts
1. Lester, Chi         45
2. Godley, Ari         44
3. Greinke, Ari        43
4. Marquez, Col        40
5. Three with          38
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