MLS draftee watch: A few games in

Honestly, I’m just doing this so I can have links to all the MLS draftees in one place. But I figured I’d share. I haven’t looked up every loan deal or injury or reserve game – feel free to add info in the comments.


1. New England: Andrew Farrell (D, Louisville) – Starter

2. Chivas USA: Carlos Alvarez (M, Connecticut) – Starter; one goal through six games

3. Toronto: Kyle Bekker (M, Boston College) – One start, a few sub appearances

4. Vancouver: Kekuta Manneh (F, Gambia) – Nice goal over the weekend

5. Vancouver: Erik Hurtado (F, Santa Clara) – Six games, three starts

6. Colorado: Deshorn Brown (F, Central Florida/Jamaica) – Starter and scorer

7. Dallas: Walker Zimmerman (D, Furman) – Yet to play

8. Montreal: Blake Smith (M, New Mexico) – One cameo

9. Columbus: Ryan Finley (F, Notre Dame) – 15 minutes so far

10. Seattle: Eriq Zavaleta (F, Indiana) – One cameo

11. Colorado: Dillon Powers (M, Notre Dame) – Starter

12. Salt Lake: John Stertzer (M, Maryland) – Two appearances

13. Houston: Jason Johnson (F, VCU/Jamaica) – Yet to play

14. Kansas City: Mikey Lopez (M, North Carolina) – Yet to play

15. San Jose: Tommy Muller (D, Georgetown) – Yet to play

16. Toronto: Emery Welshman (F, Oregon State) – One cameo

17. D.C. United: Taylor Kemp (D, Maryland) – Yet to play

18. Montreal: Fernando Monge (M, UCLA) – Didn’t make team; turned up as guest player with New England

19. Los Angeles: Charlie Rugg (F, Boston College) – He starts, he scores!


20. Dallas: Ryan Hollingshead (M, UCLA) – A little busy right now

21. New England: Donnie Smith (F, Charlotte) – One start

22. New York: Ian Christianson (M, Georgetown) – Yet to play

23. New England: Luke Spencer (F, Xavier) – Didn’t make team

24. Los Angeles: Kofi Opare (D, Michigan) – Yet to play

25. Colorado: Kory Kindle (D, CSU Bakersfield) – Yet to play

26. Philadelphia: Don Anding (F, Northeastern) – Yet to play

27. Montreal: Paolo DelPiccolo (M, Louisville) – Went to Eintracht Frankfurt instead

28. Columbus: Drew Beckie (D, Denver) – Yet to play

29. Salt Lake: Devon Sandoval (F, New Mexico) – Six games, two starts

30. Chicago: Yazid Atouba (M, Cameroon) – 55 minutes so far

31. Philadelphia: Stephen Okai (M, Mobile) – Now with Charlotte Eagles

32. Montreal: Brad Stuver (GK, Cleveland State) – Signed but not on roster; loan?

33. San Jose: Dan Delgado (M, San Diego) – Not yet signed

34. Portland: Dylan Tucker-Gangnes (D, Washington) – Yet to play

35. Seattle: Dylan Remick (D, Brown) – Yet to play

36. New England: Luis Soffner (GK, Indiana) – Yet to play

37. Houston: Jimmy Nealis (D, Georgetown) – Waived

38. Los Angeles: Greg Cochrane (D, Louisville) – Two starts

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Beau Dure

The guy who wrote a bunch of soccer books and now runs a Gen X-themed podcast while substitute teaching and continuing to write freelance stuff.

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