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Top performer of the Dodgers’ Opening Series

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We’re highlighting a player who made the biggest impact in the series against the D-Backs.

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Cody Bellinger scores his seventh run for the Dodgers.
Photo by Yong Teck Lim/Getty Images

The Los Angeles Dodgers had a lot of top-tier performances in the Opening Series against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

There was a lot to take in: eight home runs on Opening Day, a 13-inning-long game, 18 runs scored and a comeback win - it was hard to choose just one person to highlight. But alas, it has been decided.

The top performer of the Dodgers’ first series of the season is Cody Bellinger.

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Bellinger celebrates his third home run of the season on Mar. 31.
Photo by Yong Teck Lim/Getty Images

Bellinger is having a remarkable start and isn’t showing signs of slowing down. In series No. 1 for the Dodgers, Bellinger leads the team in hits, home runs, RBIs and stolen bases. In 20 at bats, he has some impressive stats.

7 R 10 H 4 HR 8 RBI 1 SB .500 AVG .524 OBP 1.100 SLG 1.724 OPS

Manager Dave Roberts said Bellinger’s success is credited to his preparation.

“Right now with the mechanics and the approach, the mental clarity, the compete - all that stuff he’s doing right now, it doesn’t really matter who’s pitching,” Roberts said. “You just feel when he’s in the box, he’s going to get a hit [or] something good is going to happen.”

We’ll find out if Bellinger can continue his hot streak in the next series against the rival San Francisco Giants.