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, August 7.

Comment of the week: Billy Hamilton has 21 stolen bases over the past 30 days. There are only six players (other than Hamilton) with more than 21 stolen bases all season. And as Alex Rodriguez moves on to be become the highest-paid Team Advisor in baseball history, let’s recall his Trailing 30 for the first 30 days of the 2007 season: .371/.432/.887, 1.319 OPS, 14 HR, 28 R, 34 RBI.

American League
   Team W-L              
1. Detroit          16- 8
2. Minnesota        15-10
3. Seattle          13-10
   Toronto          13-10
5. Balt, NY         14-11
       
   Worst Team W-L        
1. Chicago           9-16
   Kansas City       9-16
3. Houston          10-14
4. Cleveland        10-13
5. Oak, TB, Tex     11-13

   Batting Average       
1. Altuve, Hou       .387
2. Rosario, Min      .380
3. Betts, Bos        .355
4. Orlando, KC       .353
5. Cabrera, Det      .352
       
   On Base Percentage    
1. Altuve, Hou       .441
2. Trout, LA         .423
3. Mauer, Min        .421
4. Rosario, Min      .417
5. Napoli, Cle       .412

   Slugging Percentage   
1. Dozier, Min       .676
2. Napoli, Cle       .671
3. Cabrera, Det      .659
4. Rosario, Min      .646
5. Miller, TB        .639
     
   On Base Plus Slugging 
1. Napoli, Cle      1.082
2. Cabrera, Det     1.067
3. Altuve, Hou      1.065
4. Rosario, Min     1.062
5. Betts, Bos       1.022

   Worst OPS             
1. Lowrie, Oak       .438
2. Escobar, KC       .513
3. Anderson, Chi     .541
4. McCann, NY        .552
5. Davis, Bal        .553
          
   Home Runs             
1. Napoli, Cle         10
2. Alvarez, Bal         9
   Dozier, Min          9
4. Davis, Oak           8
   Kepler, Min          8
 
   Runs                  
1. Trout, LA           21
2. Kepler, Min         20
   Napoli, Cle         20
4. Rosario, Min        19
5. 2 with              18

   RBI                   
1. Pujols, LA          27
2. Cabrera, Det        21
   Dozier, Min         21
4. Kepler, Min         20
   Napoli, Cle         19
       
   Stolen Bases          
1. Davis, Cle           6
2. Nunez, Min           5
3. 8 with               4
   
   
  
   Saves                 
1. Britton, Bal         9
   Rodriguez, Det       9
3. Colome, TB           8
4. Dyson, Tex           6
   Osuna, TB            6
 
   ERA                   
1. Kluber, Cle       1.55
2. Hamels, Tex       1.59
3. Odorizzi, TB      1.71
4. Verlander, Det    1.75
5. Happ, Tor         1.82

   Worst ERA             
1. Gray, Oak         7.82
2. Perez, Tex        5.968
3. Dickey, Tor       5.965
4. Gee, KC           5.88
5. Griffin, Tex      5.81
 
   FIP                   
1. Verlander, Det    2.24
2. Kluber, Cle       2.27
3. Hamels, Tex       2.39
4. Wright, Bos       2.58
5. Odorizzi, TB      2.63
 
   WHIP                  
1. Verlander, Det    0.777
2. Porcello, Bos     0.784
3. Bundy, Bal        0.85
4. Happ, Tor         0.89
5. 2 with            0.92
 
   Strikeouts            
1. Verlander, Det      44
2. Darvish, Tex        43
3. McCullers, Hou      40
4. Archer, TB          38
   Duffy, KC           38
National League
   Team W-L
1. Chicago          17- 7
2. Colorado         16- 9
3. Washington       14- 9
4. Los Angeles      13- 9
5. Cincinnati       13-10

   Worst Team W-L
1. Arizona           7-16
2. San Francisco     8-15
3. New York         10-15
4. San Diego        10-14
5. Philadelphia     11-14     
   
   Batting Average     
1. Votto, Cin        .427
2. Murphy, Was       .377
3. Inciarte, Atl     .370
4. Phillips, Cin     .361
5. Ramos, Was        .358
 
   On Base Percentage  
1. Votto, Cin        .550
2. Grandal, LA       .4400
3. Marte, Pit        .4396
4. Villar, Mil       .431
5. Prado, Mia        .430

   Slugging Percentage  
1. Murphy, Was       .783
2. Tomas, Ari        .674
3. Votto, Cin        .640
4. Turner, LA        .638
5. Kemp, SD-Atl      .602

   On Base Plus Slugging
1. Murphy, Was      1.206
2. Votto, Cin       1.190
3. Tomas, Ari       1.023
4. Braun, Mil       1.021
5. Turner, LA       1.005
      
   Worst OPS
1. Harper, Was       .483
2. Hewyard, Chi      .510
3. Espinosa, Was     .514
4. Bourn, Ari        .522
5. Utley, LA         .554

   Home Runs
1. Bruce, Cin-NY        9
2. Gyorko, SL           8
   Kemp, SD-Atl         8
   Tomas, Ari           8
5. Turner, LA           7

   Runs    
1. Arenado, Col        21
2. Braun, Mil          20
3. LeMahieu, Col       19
   Villar, Mil         19
   Votto, Cin          19

   RBI      
1. Gonzalez, Col       24
2. Bruce, Cin-NY       22
3. Murphy, Was         21
   Turner, LA          21
5. Prado, Mia          20

   Stolen Bases          
1. Hamilton, Cin       21
2. Villar, Mil         14
3. Marte, Pit          12
4. Jankowski, SD       11
5. Perez, Mil           9

   Saves
1. Jansen, LA           9
2. Familia, NY          8
3. Estevez, Col         7
   Johnson, Atl         7
   Oh, SL               7

   ERA
1. Hendricks, Chi    1.05
2. Hammel, Chi       1.50
3. deGrom, NY        1.62
4. Scherzer, Was     1.75
5. Davies, Mil       1.78

   Worst ERA
1. Corbin, Ari       7.20
2. Samardzija, Chi   6.85
3. Leake, SL         6.52
4. Nelson, Mil       5.76
5. Verrett, NY       5.61

   FIP
1. Davies, Mil       2.30
2. Cole, Pit         2.36
3. Strasburg, Was    2.37
4. deGrom, NY        2.41
5. Scherzer, Was     2.49

   WHIP
1. Straily, Cin      0.77
2. Scherzer, Was     0.78
3. Arrieta, Chi      0.786
4. Maeda, LA         0.793
5. Cashner, SD-Mia   0.94

   Strikeouts
1. Bumgarner, SF       49
2. Ray, Ari            44
3. Scherzer, Was       43
4. Fernandez, Mia      38
5. Strasburg, Was      37
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