The Indians played the Los Angeles Dodgers in the second of a three-game series Tuesday. Here is a capsule look from The Plain Dealer reporter Dennis Manoloff:

Game: 83.

Opponent: Dodgers.

Location: Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles.

Time of day: Night.

Time elapsed: 3 hours, 21 minutes.

Attendance: 46,300.

Result: Indians 10, Dodgers 3. box score

Records: Indians 40-43, Dodgers 48-38.

Scoreboard watch: The Indians remained 7.5 games behind first-place Detroit (46-34) in the AL Central. The Tigers defeated the Athletics, 3-0, in Detroit.

Unbeaten: The Tribe is 1-0 in July.

Bottom line, up front: The Indians authored one of their most impressive victories of the season. Here are some of the reasons why:

*Won on the road. They improved to 17-28.

*Defeated a quality team. The Dodgers and Giants are neck-and-neck atop the NL West.

*Amassed 10 runs and 13 hits after being shut out on one hit in back-to-back games for the first time in franchise history (since at least 1914). On Sunday in Seattle, they lost to Felix Hernandez and the Mariners, 3-0. On Monday in Los Angeles, they lost to Dan Haren and the Dodgers, 1-0. Their offensive scoreless-innings streak was 21 dating to the seventh on Saturday in Seattle.