The Texas Tech baseball season started their 2006 campaign on a winning note. The Red Raiders had no problem against Louisiana-Monroe, beating the Indians, 21-5, at Dan Law Field Friday afternoon. Tech had a 2-0 lead in the first with a RBI sacrifice from Roger Kieschnick and solo home run from Tyler Reves. The Red Raiders scored four more runs in the second on an error and four walks. In all, Indian starter Steve Lawler gave up six runs on three hits and four walks in two innings. Louisiana-Monroe would use five more pitchers in the game. Tech scored 12 more runs in the final two innings, including a three-run home run from Matt Smith in the seventh and a grand slam from Kieshnick in the eighth. The freshman left-fielder had six RBIs in the game. In all, the Red Raiders had 14 hits and 13 walks in the game. In six innings of work, Josh Tomlin (1-0) allowed three hits for one run and struckout two. Tech continues their series with Louisiana-Monroe Saturday at 2 p.m. at Dan Law.