A.J. Ellis was 3-for-3 with three RBI and two solo homers to power the Dodgers to a 6-1 win over the Cubs. Hanley Ramirez finished 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI for Los Angeles, which snapped a three-game slide. Chad Billingsley tossed seven innings of one-run ball while fanning seven to pick up the win. Jeff Samardzija [[ suh-MARD-juh ]] allowed five runs in five-and-a-third innings to suffer the defeat for Chicago. Luis Valbuena's RBI double accounted for the lone run for the Cubs, who have lost three straight.