5 surprising San Francisco Giants players that are willing the team back to life

By Kit Duggan
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May 9, 2015; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants left fielder Nori Aoki (23) attempts to get to first base during the first inning against the Miami Marlins at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob Stanton-USA TODAY Sports

Following a depressing and frankly lousy April, the San Francisco Giants needed their star players to help stack up some victories. While mainstays Buster Posey and Madison Bumgarner have certainly contributed, the Giants owe their current resurgence to a handful of unlikely players.

Here’s a list of five standout players whose efforts have helped resuscitate the team over the last couple of weeks.