LAREDO, Tex. -- The bats were hot for the Lincoln Saltdogs, recording 15 hits and earning a 12-7 victory over the Laredo Lemurs to open up a six-game road trip Tuesday night in Texas. Chad Mozingo wasted no time starting the firepower at the plate for Lincoln, teeing off on a lead off homer for a 1-0 lead. Ian Gac teed off on a two-run blast in the 9th for Lincoln to give the 'Dogs a 12-6 lead. Gac finished the series opener 4-for-6 with a home run, a double, three runs and four RBI. Mozingo ended a double shy of the cycle. Kevin Howard also collected two hits and two RBI. The clubs are back at it Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. for the middle of the three-game set.