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Royals stop Atlanta's 10-game winning streak 1-0 behind Davis, Francoeur

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    Kansas City Royals' Alcides Escobar (2) is high-fived by manager Ned Yost, left, and teammates George Kottaras (26) and James Shields, right, after scoring off a single by Jeff Francoeur, not pictured, in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Wednesday, April 17, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)The Associated Press

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    Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Wade Davis throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Wednesday, April 17, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)The Associated Press

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    Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Mike Minor throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Wednesday, April 17, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)The Associated Press

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    A police officer stands guard in the outfield as Atlanta Braves pitcher Jordan Walden warms up at left before the start of a baseball game between the Braves and the Kansas City Royals, Wednesday, April 17, 2013, in Atlanta. Signs of increased security were visible in the wake of the Boston Marathon explosions. (AP Photo/David Goldman)The Associated Press

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    Atlanta Braves' Justin Upton swings to hit a single in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Wednesday, April 17, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)The Associated Press

Wade Davis pitched five-hit ball for seven innings, Jeff Francoeur had a fourth-inning RBI single, and the Kansas City Royals stopped Atlanta's 10-game winning streak with a 1-0 victory Wednesday.

The Braves were seeking their first 13-1 start since 1994, but the powerful Atlanta offense — which homered five times off the Royals the previous night — finally was stifled.

Davis (2-0) didn't walk anyone and struck out seven, and the Braves couldn't get a runner past first base until Jason Heyward's two-out double in the sixth. Their only serious scoring chance came in the seventh, when Juan Francisco was thrown out trying to score from first on a pop down the right-field line.

Greg Holland worked a scoreless ninth for his third save.