This entry lists the best and worst for the past 30 days of the 2017 regular season, through games of Sunday, September 17. Here is an explanation of this weekly feature.

Comment of the week: Parker Bridwell and Bartolo Colon ranking among the worst AL pitchers over the past 30 days is a clock-striking-midnight thing. Pablo Sandoval posting the worst OPS over the past 30 days, sadly, is not.

American League
   Team W-L              
1. Cleveland        26- 4
2. New York         17-11
3. Houston          16-11
4. Minnesota        17-12
5. Boston           15-13
       
   Worst Team W-L        
1. Detroit           9-19
2. Toronto          11-17
3. Kansas City      12-16
4. Seattle          12-15
5. Bal, Tex         13-15

   Batting Average       
1. Garcia, Chi       .422
2. Reddick, Hou      .388
3. Mauer, Min        .383
4. Castellanos, Det  .364
5. Hosmer, KC        .361
       
   On Base Percentage    
1. Garcia, Chi       .471
2. Santana, Cle      .456
3. Reddick, Hou      .449
4. Hosmer, KC        .441
5. Mauer, Min        .437

   Slugging Percentage   
1. Ramirez, Cle      .785
2. Olson, Oak        .773
3. Lindor, Cle       .720
4. Castellanos, Det  .697
5. Abreu, Chi        .695
     
   On Base Plus Slugging 
1. Olson, Oak       1.184
2. Ramirez, Cle     1.177
3. Lindor, Cle      1.137
4. Abreu, Chi       1.102
5. Castellanos, Det 1.066

   Worst OPS             
1. Heredia, Sea      .407
2. Souza, TB         .550
3. Engel, Chi        .552
4. Bautista, Tor     .559
5. Moustakas, KC     .568
          
   Home Runs             
1. Olson, Oak          13
2. Lindor, Cle         11
3. Donaldson, Tor      10
   Rosario, Min        10
5. Ramirez, Cle         9
 
   Runs                  
1. Dozier, Min         26
   Trout, LA           26
3. Judge, NY           25
   Lindor, Cle         25
5. DeShields, Tex      24

   RBI                   
1. Polanco, Min        27
2. Rosario, Min        26
3. Lindor, Cle         25
4. Castellanos, Det    24
   Olson, Oak          24
       
   Stolen Bases          
1. Merrifield, KC       8
   Trout, LA            8
3. Anderson, Chi        7
   Betts, Bos           7
   DeShields, Tex       7
  
   Saves                 
1. Colome, TB          10
2. Allen, Cle           7
   Giles, Hou           7
4. Diaz, Sea            6
5. Three with           5
 
   ERA                   
1. Verlander,Det-Hou 1.29
2. Kluber, Cle       1.35
3. Severino, NY      1.83
4. Peacock, Hou      1.91
5. Gibson, Min       2.33

   Worst ERA             
1. Hammel, KC        6.29
2. Bridwell, LA      5.70
3. Colon, Min        5.45
4. Hamels, Tex       5.30
5. Gonzalez, Chi-Tex 5.04
 
   FIP                   
1. Kluber, Cle       2.19
2. Carrasco, Cle     2.38
3. Morton, Hou       2.53
4. Verlander,Det-Hou 2.80
5. Snell, TB         2.95
 
   WHIP                  
1. Kluber, Cle       0.62
2. Verlander,Det-Hou 0.67
3. Severino, NY      0.70
4. Fister, Bos       0.85
5. Giolito, Chi      0.95
 
   Strikeouts            
1. Kluber, Cle         56
2. Verlander, Det-Hou  52
3. Sale, Bos           46
4. Carrasco, Cle       45
5. Severino, NY        43
National League
   Team W-L
1. Arizona          20- 8
2. Chicago          19- 9
3. Milwaukee        16-10
4. Washington       17-12
5. Cin, SL          14-13

   Worst Team W-L
1. San Francisco     8-19
2. Los Angeles      10-19
   Miami            10-19
4. Pittsburgh       10-18
5. New York         12-17
   
   Batting Average     
1. Panik, SF        .382
2. Cabrera, NY      .3563
3. Gordon, Mia      .3559
4. LeMahieu, Col    .339
5. Gonzalez, Col    .338
 
   On Base Percentage  
1. Votto, Cin       .478
2. Rizzo, Chi       .454
3. Panik, SF        .4471
4. Gonzalez, Col    .4468
5. Pham, SL         .438

   Slugging Percentage  
1. Martinez, Ari     .863
2. Hoskins, Phi      .808
3. Gonzalez, Col     .649
4. Cabrera, NY       .621
5. Gennett, Cin      .605

   On Base Plus Slugging
1. Hoskins, Phi     1.243
2. Martinez, Ari    1.241
3. Gonzalez, Col    1.096
4. Cabrera, NY      1.042
5. Pham, SL         1.024
      
   Worst OPS
1. Sandoval, SF      .473
2. Lamb, Ari         .494
3. Duvall, Cin       .495
4. Granderson, LA    .531
5. Spangenberg, SD   .543

   Home Runs
1. Martinez, Ari       16
2. Hoskins, Phi        15
3. Stanton, Mia        10
4. Arenado, Col         7
   Schwarber, Chi       7
   
   Runs    
1. Martinez, Ari       28
2. Hoskins, Phi        27
3. Rizzo, Chi          26
4. Bryant, Chi         24
5. Gordon, Mia         22

   RBI      
1. Hoskins, Phi        35
2. Martinez, Ari       31
3. Rizzo, Chi          23
   Williams, Chi       23     
5. Pollock, Ari        22 

   Stolen Bases          
1. Gordon, Mia         14
2. Hamilton, Cin        7
   Reyes, NY            7
4. Three with           6
   

   Saves
1. Knebel, Mil         11
   Rodney, Ari         11
3. Doolittle, Was       8
   Hand, SD             8
   Neris, Phi           8

   ERA
1. Strasburg, Was    0.66
2. Weaver, SL        1.15
3. Ray, Ari          1.39
4. Gray, Col         2.02
5. Walker, Ari       2.14

   Worst ERA
1. Dickey, Atl       6.67
2. Nola, Phi         4.99
3. Conley, Mia       4.96
4. Richard, SD       4.70
5. Bumgarner, SF     4.65

   FIP
1. Ray, Ari          1.30
2. Strasburg, Was    1.67
3. Weaver, SL        1.78
4. Greinke, Ari      2.35
5. Davies, Mil       2.47

   WHIP
1. Strasburg, Was    0.76
2. Ray, Ari          0.77
3. Samardzija, SF    0.84
4. Weaver, SL        0.89
5. Greinke, Ari      0.96

   Strikeouts
1. Ray, Ari            55
2. Strasburg, Was      49
3. deGrom, NY          45
   Quintano, Chi       45
5. Cole, Pit           43
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