This entry lists the best and worst for the past 30 days of the 2017 regular season, through games of Sunday, September 24. Here is an explanation of this weekly feature.

Comment of the week: I hadn’t realized how ridiculous J.D. Martinez has been. And you have to feel for the Yankees, Brewers, and Cardinals, all playing great ball but losing ground in their divisions.

American League
   Team W-L              
1. Cleveland        27- 2
2. Boston           18- 9
3. New York         18-10
4. Houston          17-10
5. Oakland          16-11
       
   Worst Team W-L        
1. Detroit           7-22
2. Seattle           9-18
3. Baltimore        12-17
4. Chicago          12-16
   Kansas City      12-16

   Batting Average       
1. Ramirez, Cle      .425
2. Anderson, Chi     .381
3. Reddick, Hou      .380
4. Garcia, Chi       .379
5. Castellanos, Det  .375
       
   On Base Percentage    
1. Lowrie, Oak       .462
2. Ramirez, Cle      .458
3. Ellsbury, NY      .455
4. Reddick, Hou      .444
5. Garcia, Chi       .439

   Slugging Percentage   
1. Ramirez, Cle      .965
2. Olson, Oak        .824
3. Judge, NY         .729
4. Lindor, Cle       .681
5. Castellanos, Det  .679
     
   On Base Plus Slugging 
1. Ramirez, Cle     1.423
2. Olson, Oak       1.199
3. Judge, NY        1.154
4. Lineor, Cle      1.085
5. Castellanos, Det 1.061

   Worst OPS             
1. Heredia, Sea      .355
2. Souza, TB         .460
3. Engel, Chi        .494
4. Odor, Tex         .503
5. Davidson, Chi     .549
          
   Home Runs             
1. Olson, Oak          16
2. Judge, NY           11
   Ramirez, Cle        11
4. Lindor, Cle         10
5. Two with             9
 
   Runs                  
1. Dozier, Min         26
   Judge, NY           26
   Lindor, Cle         26
4. Escobar, Min        23
5. Ellsbury, NY        22

   RBI                   
1. Olson, Oak          28
2. Encarnacion, Cle    25
   Escobar, Min        25
   Gregorius, NY       25
5. Two with            24
       
   Stolen Bases          
1. Anderson, Chi        9
2. Merrifield, KC       8
3. Betts, Bos           6
   Gardner, NY          6
   Trout, LA            6
  
   Saves                 
1. Allen, Cle           8
   Colome, TB           8
   Giles, Hou           8
4. Kimbrel, Bos         6
   Parker, LA           6
 
   ERA                   
1. Clevinger, Cle    0.61
2. Verlander,Det-Hou 0.79
3. Kluber, Cle       0.98
4. Carrasco, Cle     1.52
5. Gausman, Bal      1.71

   Worst ERA             
1. Hammel, KC        7.96
2. Biagini, Tor      6.04
3. Skaggs, LA        5.34
4. Tanaka, NY        5.28
5. Nolasco, LA       5.13
 
   FIP                   
1. Clevinger, Cle    1.87
2. Carrasco, Cle     2.04
3. Leake, Sea        2.25
4. Kluber, Cle       2.26
5. Verlander,Det-Hou 2.51
 
   WHIP                  
1. Verlander,Det-Hou 0.59
2. Kluber, Cle       0.70
3. Severino, NY      0.75
4. Peacock, Hou      0.83
5. Odorizzi, TB      0.84
 
   Strikeouts            
1. Kluber, Cle         54
2. Sale, Bos           47
3. Carrasco, Cle       45
4. Rodriguez, Bos      41
   Verlander, Det-Hou  41
National League
   Team W-L
1. Arizona          19- 8
2. Chicago          19- 9
3. St. Louis        17-10
4. Washington       18-11
5. Milwaukee        16-11

   Worst Team W-L
1. Los Angeles       8-21
2. Miami             9-19
3. San Francisco     9-17
4. New York         10-18
5. Pittsburgh       10-17
   
   Batting Average     
1. Martinez, Ari     .380
2. Panik, SF         .379
3. Gordon, Mia       .371
4. Cabrera, NY       .369
5. Martinez, SL      .360
 
   On Base Percentage  
1. Votto, Cin        .487
2. Pham, SL          .459
3. Cabrera, NY       .455
4. Panik, SF         .449
5. Bryant, Chi       .438

   Slugging Percentage  
1. Martinez, Ari     .960
2. Pham, SL          .663
3. Cabrera, NY       .631
4. Hoskins, Phi      .621
5. Santana, Mil      .614

   On Base Plus Slugging
1. Martinez, Ari    1.392
2. Pham, SL         1.122
3. Cabrera, NY      1.086
4. Hoskins, Phi     1.028
5. Panik, SF        1.024
      
   Worst OPS
1. Duvall, Cin       .425
2. Granderson, LA    .501
3. Bell, Pit         .527
4. Lamb, Ari         .548
5. Asuaje, SD        .564

   Home Runs
1. Martinez, Ari       17
2. Hoskins, Phi         9
3. Stanton, Mia         8
4. Three with           7
   
   
   Runs    
1. Martinez, Ari       31
2. Brant, Chi          25
3. Reyes, NY           23
4. Pham, SL            22
5. Rizzo, Chi          21

   RBI      
1. Martinez, Ari       32
2. Hoskins, Phi        25
3. Molina, SL;         24
   Pollock, SL; Rizzo,      
   Chi; Williams, Phi 

   Stolen Bases          
1. Gordon, Mia         12
2. Reyes, NY           10
3. Marte, Pit           7
   Turner, Was          7
5. Two with             6

   Saves
1. Knebel, Mil         10
2. Neris, Phi           9
3. Doolittle, Was       8
   Hand, SD             8
   Rodney, Ari          8

   ERA
1. Strasburg, Was    1.06
2. Gray, Col         1.80
3. Weaver, SL        1.84
4. Teheran, Atl      1.99
5. Quintana, Chi     2.14

   Worst ERA
1. Dickey, Atl       5.64
2. Lively, Phi       5.29
3. Marquez, Col      5.23
4. Straily, Mia      5.18
5. Lynn, SL          4.99

   FIP
1. Strasburg, Was    1.42
2. Weaver, SL        1.69
3. Quintana, Chi     2.35
4. Ray, Ari          2.46
5. Gray, Col         2.50

   WHIP
1. Samardzija, SF    0.85
2. Quintana, Chi     0.86
3. Strasburg, Was    0.88
4. Greinke, Ari      0.94
   Roark, Was        0.94

   Strikeouts
1. Ray, Ari            52
2. Scherzer, Was       43
3. Cole, Pit           41
   Gray, Col           41
5. Three with          40
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