Dismal Cubs beat invincible Tanaka

Yankees pitcher that can't lose falls to an organization that doesn't want to win

Updated: May 21, 2014, 3:03 AM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- The win statistic is among the most derided in the modern age of baseball statistics. But no one could dismiss the impressiveness of Masahiro Tanaka's personal winning streak that spanned three seasons and two countries.

From Japan to the United States, Tanaka went 34-0 over 42 starts since his last regular-season loss on Aug. 19, 2012.

Of course, that streak ended when Tanaka faced the Blue and White Pinstripes Machine for a second time this season. The Chicago Cubs scored ...

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