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, September 25.

Comment of the week: Freddie Freeman‘s batting average over the past 30 days is better than the two worst OPSs over the past 30 days. That’s probably more of a comment about Brandon Moss and Aaron Altherr than it is about Freeman. But speaking of Freeman: If a player has a career year in an empty stadium, does it make a sound? Also, who is that pitcher in the Angels rotation, and what has he done with Ricky Nolasco?

American League
   Team W-L              
1. Boston           21- 7
2. Texas            17-10
3. Cleveland        17-11
4. Baltimore,       15-13
   Houston, LA      
       
   Worst Team W-L        
1. Minnesota         7-21
2. Tampa Bay        11-17
3. Kansas City      12-16
4. Oakland          12-15
5. Chicago          13-15

   Batting Average       
1. Ramirez, Bos      .355
   Ramirez, Cle      .355
3. Beltre, Tex       .354
4. Beltran, Tex      .351
5. Kinsler, Det      .349
       
   On Base Percentage    
1. Trout, LA         .470
2. Santana, Cle      .427
3. Beltre, Tex       .418
4. Donaldson, Tor    .417
5. Bautista, Tor     .407

   Slugging Percentage   
1. Ramirez, Bos      .748
2. Upton, Det        .685
3. Beltre, Tex       .677
4. Dozier, Min       .661
5. Cruz, Sea         .656
     
   On Base Plus Slugging 
1. Ramirez, Bos     1.153
2. Beltre, Tex      1.095
3. Upton, Det       1.062
4. Morales, KC      1.048
5. Trout, LA        1.031

   Worst OPS             
1. Smolinski, Oak    .402
2. Kepler, Min       .491
3. Moreland, Tex     .498
4. Marte, Sea        .513
5. Schoop, Bal       .524
          
   Home Runs             
1. Ramirez, Bos        13
2. Dozier, Min         12
3. Upton, Det          11
4. Gattis, Hou         10
   Morales, KC         10
 
   Runs                  
1. Bogaerts, Bos       23
   Trout, LA           23
3. Beltre, Tex         22
4. Dozier, Min         21
5. Four with           20

   RBI                   
1. Morales, KC         34
2. Ramirez, Bos        33
3. Abreu, Chi          26
4. Upton, Det          25
5. Two with            24
       
   Stolen Bases          
1. Davis, Cle           8
   Dyson, KC            8
   Kiermaier, TB        8
4. Gore, KC             7
5. Four with            6
  
   Saves                 
1. Giles, Hou           9
2. Britton, Bal         8
   Dyson, Tex           8
   Rodriguez, Det       8
5. Three with           7
 
   ERA                   
1. Nolasco, LA       1.80
2. Gausman, Bal      2.16
3. Verlander, Det    2.53
4. Porcello, Bos     2.64
5. Sabathia, NY      2.83

   Worst ERA             
1. Duffy, KC         6.49
2. Bundy, Bal        5.97
3. Bauer, Cle        5.68
4. Graveman, Oak     5.28
5. Holland, Tex      5.20
 
   FIP                   
1. Porcello, Bos     2.28
2. Paxton, Sea       2.32
3. Gausman, Bal      2.54
4. Nolasco, LA       2.65
5. Pineda, NY        2.73
 
   WHIP                  
1. Porcello, Bos     0.77
2. Nolasco, LA       0.80
3. Jimenez, Bal      0.91
4. Price, Bos        0.95
5. Verlander, Det    1.00
 
   Strikeouts            
1. Kluber, Cle         46
2. Verlander, Det      45
3. Price, Bos          43
4. Pineda, NY          42
5. Sale, Chi           41
National League
   Team W-L
1. Los Angeles      19- 9
2. New York         18-10
3. Atlanta          16-10
4. Chicago          17-11
5. Washington       16-11

   Worst Team W-L
1. Miami            10-17
2. Arizona          10-16
3. Cincinnati       11-17
   Philadelphia     11-17
5. Pittsburgh       12-17
   
   Batting Average     
1. Freeman, NY       .383
2. LeMahieu, Col     .374
3. Votto, Cin        .363
4. Peraza, Cin       .361
5. Molina, SL        .360
 
   On Base Percentage  
1. Freeman, Atl      .478
2. Votto, Cin        .431
3. LeMahieu, Col     .430
4. Hernandez, Phi    .426
5. Cabrera, NY       .422

   Slugging Percentage  
1. Freeman, Atl      .681
2. Cabrera, NY       .680
3. Blackmon, Col     .646
4. Granderson, NY    .632
5. Arenado, Col      .607

   On Base Plus Slugging
1. Freeman, Atl     1.159
2. Cabrera, NY      1.102
3. Blackmon, Col    1.035
4. Votto, Cin       1.029
5. Granderson, NY   1.008
      
   Worst OPS
1. Moss, SL          .289
2. Altherr, Phi      .381
3. Zimmerman, Was    .520
4. Jankowski, SD     .525
5. Pagan, SF         .528

   Home Runs
1. Granderson, NY      10
2. Cabrera, NY          8
   Carter, Mil          8
   Kemp, Atl            8
   Turner, Was          8

   Runs    
1. Inciarte, Atl       25
2. Blackmon, Col       24
3. Granderson, NY      23
4. Reyes, NY           23
5. Garcia, Atl         21

   RBI      
1. Freeman, Atl        25
2. Kemp, Atl           23
3. Granderson, NY      22
4. Arenado, Col        21
5. Two with            20

   Stolen Bases          
1. Gordon, Mia         11
   Turner, Was         11
3. Villar, Mil          9
4. Nunez, SF            8
5. Two with             7

   Saves
1. Jansen, LA          10
2. Thornburg, Mil       8
3. Familia, NY          7
   Melancon, Was        7
   Ramos, Mia           7

   ERA
1. Lester, Chi       0.41
2. Roark, Was        1.13
3. Colon, NY         1.65
4. Richard, SD       1.95
5. Reyes, SL         2.05

   Worst ERA
1. Hammel, Chi       7.45
2. Urena, Mia        5.34
3. Cole, Was         5.08
4. Bradley, Ari      4.85
5. Miller, Ari       4.73

   FIP
1. Lester, Chi       2.22
2. Gsellman, NY      2.57
3. Fernandez, Mia    2.60
4. Nova, Pit         2.64
5. Cueto, SF         2.77

   WHIP
1. Lester, Chi       0.71
2. Bumgarner, SF     0.88
3. Colon, NY         0.89
4. Scherzer, Was     0.93
5. Bettis, Col       0.94

   Strikeouts
1. Bumgarner, SF       44
2. Martinez, SL        41
3. Fernandez, Mia      40
   Gray, Col           40
   Scherzer, Was       40
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