Dodgers pitcher Tyler Glasnow struck out 10 Angels batters on Saturday (X photo)

In their debut of their City Connect Jerseys, the Los Angeles Dodgers executed a 7-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Pitcher Tyler Glasnow pitched seven innings, striking out 10 batters and only allowing two hits. Dodgers general manager Dave Roberts noted how Glasnow surpassed the expectations that he had for him at the beginning of the season.

“He’s just on a really good run,” Roberts said. “Tonight, he was virtually unhittable and he was in a great rhythm. Could have sent him out there for the eighth right there but just felt that he did his job.”

Glasnow noted how he felt efficient and how each inning “felt sharp.” Being the winning pitcher edged his record to 8-5.

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“The last week, I’ve been feeling good, I think the curve ball helped me out a lot tonight just being able to drop different strikes,” Glasnow said. “I was glad I could get ahead and put guys away quick.”

The Dodgers exploded to a four-run lead in the third inning with second baseman Gavin Lux hitting a solo home run and designated hitter Shohei Ohtani slugging a two-run homer.

The Angels responded in the fourth when designated hitter Willie Calhoun hit an RBI single. In the bottom of the fourth, the Dodgers scored two more runs. Lux edged the score up to seven in the fifth inning with an RBI.

The second hit Glasnow allowed was a home run by Angels catcher Logan O’Hoppe in the seventh. That was the second of three hits the Angels made in the ball game.

With shortstop Mookie Betts out of the rotation with a fractured hand, Ohtani is now the leadoff hitter for the Dodgers. Ohtani staying in that spot after Betts return could be a possibility, according to Roberts.

“It’s a good thought once [Betts] gets back which is still going to be down the road,” Roberts said. “Just seeing what’s the best way to construct the lineup and knowing that [Ohtani] hit there and feels comfortable, [Betts] is obviously our leadoff hitter … I think it’s a good conversation.”

The Dodgers will travel to Chicago to battle in a three-game series against the White Sox that starts on Monday at 5:10P.M. PST.