Found April 17, 2013 on Fox Sports South:
ATLANTA The Royals ended the Braves' 10-game winning streak in anticlimactic fashion Wednesday afternoon, blanking Atlanta 1-0 at Turner Field. Here are three observations from the game: 1. Wade Davis joins a short list Wade, meet Cliff Lee. Cliff, meet Wade. For just the second time this season, an opposing pitcher took the mound and beat the Braves. Both instances came via shutouts. The first time came during the opening series against the Phillies, where Lee, who could not buy a victory despite pitching well last season, opened his 2013 campaign with an eight-inning silencing of one of baseball's most dynamic offenses. The Phillies won the game, 2-0. Davis was similarly dominant. Going against an offense he watched hit five home runs just 14 hours prior, Davis worked through seven scoreless innings. He struck out seven batters and walked none. The Braves legitimately challenged his unblemished scoreboard only once, as a Chris Johnson double into shallow right field ...

Wade Davis Steps Forward

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