Los Angeles Dodgers defeat Chicago Cubs, 8-2

CHICAGO — Well, that didn't last long.

The Dodgers' emergence from their three-day offensive malaise coincided with Sean Marshall's appearance on the mound, as the team with baseball's best record demonstrated its continued mastery of mediocre pitchers in an 8-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday at Wrigley Field.

No Manny Ramirez?

Take away Ted Lilly, take away Ryan Dempster and there's no problem.

The Dodgers pounded Lilly's and Dempster's less exper...