The Saltdogs’ exhibition game against the Gary SouthShore RailCats was delayed in the middle of the second inning – and ultimately cancelled – due to rain Sunday evening, with Lincoln leading 4-0.

Mike Gilmartin highlighted a four-run first-inning rally for the ‘Dogs with a two-run double to left.

Lincoln starter Jesse Smith allowed one hit over two scoreless innings, striking out four.

SATURDAY’S EXHIBITION: The Saltdogs fell to the Sioux City Explorers 6-5 in a 10-inning game in Kingsley, Iowa.

MONDAY MORNING: Lincoln has a Monday morning (10:35 a.m.) tune-up scheduled with Gary SouthShore at Haymarket Park, its final pre-season game before Friday night’s season opener in Kansas City.

The Saltdogs’ home opener is May 25 against Gary SouthShore. For tickets, call 402-474-2255 or visit