JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Perry DellaValle allowed just two hits over five innings, leading the Palm Beach Cardinals over the Tampa Tarpons in a 5-0 win on Thursday. The Cardinals swept the four-game series with the win.
DellaValle (2-2) picked up the win after he struck out three.
In the fifth inning, Palm Beach took a 1-0 lead on a single by Rayder Ascanio that scored Michael Perri. The Cardinals scored again in the sixth when Julio Rodriguez hit an RBI double and Nick Dunn and Perri scored on a double, and Rodriguez scored on a wild pitch.
Frank German (1-2) went 5 1/3 innings, allowing two runs and three hits in the Florida State League game. He also struck out five and walked five.
The Tarpons were blanked for the fifth time this season, while the Cardinals' staff recorded their fifth shutout of the year.