Wood is the first Dodger to be named NL Pitcher of the Month since Clayton Kershaw in May 2016.Bellinger made his big-league debut April 25 and hit nine home runs in May (tied for fourth in the majors) while driving in 27 runs (second in the majors) in 28 games. He tied Joc Pederson and James Loney for the most home runs in a calendar month by a Dodgers rookie. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error May was a good month for the Dodgers.They went 19-9, one of the best records in the majors for the month. And two key players in that surge are being honored for their individual performances.Left-hander Alex Wood has been named the National League’s Pitcher of the Month for May and Cody Bellinger the NL Rookie of the Month.Currently on the disabled list with SC joint inflammation in the front of his pitching shoulder, Wood went 5-0 with a 1.27 ERA in his five starts last month. He didn’t allow a run in four of those starts and finished the month with a scoreless streak of 25 1/3 consecutive innings. That is the longest scoreless streak in the majors this season. He had the lowest ERA in the NL for the month (minimum 25 innings pitched) and struck out 41 batters in 28 1/3 innings.