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MLS rookie class of 2010
September 15th, 2010 11:09PM

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[MAKING  A LIST] Led by New York central defender Tim Ream, 11 rookies have already played at least 1,000 minutes this season in MLS and 10 more have played 500 or more minutes.

What is different about the Class of 2010 is the number of contributors who didn't come out of Round 1 of the SuperDraft.

The 21 players with 500-plus minutes came out of the following rounds: eight in Round 1, three in Round 2, four in Round 3, four in Round 4 and two home-grown players.

2010 MLS Rookies

Minutes
Player
Club
Round, Pick
G-A
2,160
1. Tim Ream
New York
Round 2, #18
1-0
1,629
2. Michael Stephens
Los Angeles
Round 1, #16
1-7
1,533
3. Andy Najar
D.C. United
homegrown
3-1
1,369
4. Blair Gavin
Chivas USA
Round 1, #10
3-1
1,346
5. Ben Zemanski
Chivas USA
Round 3, #47
0-1
1,333
6. Jordan Graye
D.C. United
Round 4, #55
0-0
1,252
7. Seth Sinovic
New England
Round 2, #25
0-0
1,250
8. Tony Tchani
New York
Round 1, #2
1-2
1,229
9. Zach Lloyd
FC Dallas
Round 1, #5
0-0
1,194
10. Zack Schilawski
New England
Round 1, #9
5-0
1,149
11. Danny Mwanga Philadelphia
Round 1, #1
7-4
957
12. Teal Bunbury Kansas City
Round 1, #4
2-1
914
13. Ike Opara
San Jose
Round 1, #3
3-0
723
14. Shaun Francis
Columbus
Round 4, #63
0-0
720
15. Sean Johnson
Chicago
Round 4, #51
GAA 1.38
720
15. Bill Hamid
D.C. United
homegrown
GAA 1.25
587
17. Kyle Nakazawa
Philadelphia
Round 3, #33
0-0
569
18. Joseph Nane Toronto FC Round 4, #53 0-0
564
19. Eric Alexander FC Dallas
Round 3, #44
1-1
545
20. Steven Beitashour San Jose
Round 2, #30
1-0
545
21. Steven Kinney Chicago
Round 3, #45
1-0

Note: Statistics through Sept. 14.



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