Royals end Braves' 10-game winning streak

4:16 PM, Apr 17, 2013   |    comments
Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons celebrates scoring a run with catcher Brian McCann in the fifth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Turner Field. (Photo by Daniel Shirey-US PRESSWIRE)
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Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - Behind seven strong innings from starter Wade Davis, the Kansas City Royals ended the Atlanta Braves' 10-game winning streak with a 1-0 victory at Turner Field.

Davis (2-0) scattered five hits and struck out seven to help the Royals split this two-game interleague set.

Former Brave and Atlanta native Jeff Francoeur drove in the lone run in the fourth inning against Mike Minor (2-1). Minor allowed five hits and fanned five over six strong frames.

The Braves have been shut out in both of their losses this season. The Phillies blanked them, 2-0, on April 4.

 

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