Lynch returns to camp after weeklong holdout, but just watches. He essentially got the same deal the Seahawks offered in May. Running backs coach Sherman Smith said Lynch will not see much action in exhibition games, something Lynch also did in 2013, rushing five times for 9 yards.
Greetings from Camden Yards where the Mariners open up a three-game series with the Baltimore Orioles. The M's roll out their new lineup with Austin Jackson and Chris Denorfia in the outfield. They'll face Wei-Yin Chen who pitched eight shutout innings against them in Safeco Field.
Here is today's Mariners' minor league round-up, which offers the team's official minor league report from Kelly Munro that features, notes, stats and box scores. There are also game results on all of the organization’s minor league affiliates that were in action.
It was who was watching from the sidelines that got the attention today as the Seahawks went through their lightest practice of training camp, a 75-minutes walk-through in preparation for a scrimmage on Saturday.
The Seahawks held firm to their stance of not giving him any “new’’ money, having made it clear they did not want to set a precedent of ripping up existing contracts. Lynch, meanwhile, got the assurance of a little more money that he wasn’t necessarily guaranteed to receive.