Dodgers: Four Players Who Stepped Up in Month of May

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May 13, 2017; Denver, CO, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Alex Wood (57) delivers a pitch in the fourth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
May 13, 2017; Denver, CO, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Alex Wood (57) delivers a pitch in the fourth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports /
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May 13, 2017; Denver, CO, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Alex Wood (57) delivers a pitch in the fourth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports /

May has been kind to the Dodgers. They’ve won 18 of their 26 games so far this month, which has propelled them to within reaching distance of the Colorado Rockies. Within this hot stretch, there have been players who’ve also hit their stride and those who’ve hit walls.

The Dodgers’ depth has been tested early on. With players going down here and there, others must step up. For a good chunk of May, the Dodgers were surviving without at least two starting pitchers.

The services of Logan Forsythe and Adrian Gonzalez were also absent, while Andrew Toles went down for the season. Justin Turner recently went down along with Joc Pederson, though both should return shortly. However, these injuries opened up spots for players like Cody Bellinger and Alex Wood. Both who have made it onto the list of best players for the month of May.

Here are the four players that took their game to another level this month.

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