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Draft pool whittled down to 48 players
December 18th, 2013 12:26AM
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[MLS RE-ENTRY PROCESS Stage 2] One of the most active Re-Entry Drafts concludes Wednesday with Stage 2. The list of 68 player eligible for selection is down to 48, which includes Pablo Mastroeni, Kevin Hartman and Chris Albright, who have all announced plans to retire.

Two Chicago Fire veterans -- Chris Rolfe and Logan Pause -- opted out of the process, as did D.C. United midfielder John Thorrington. Houston acquired the rights to defender David Horst from the Portland Timbers in exchange for a fourth-round pick in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft.

Three former MLS MVPs -- Carlos Ruiz (2002), David Ferreira (2010) and Dwayne De Rosario (2011) -- are among the players eligible for selection in Stage 2.

Like in Stage 1, D.C. United, which finished with the worst record in 2013, has the first pick.

Any players not picked up after Stage 2 become available to any MLS club on a first-come, first-served basis.

MLS Re-Entry Draft
Chicago
Corben Bone Option Declined (picked by Philadelphia in Stage 1)
Shaun Francis Option Declined
Joel Lindpere Option Declined
Daniel Paladini Option Declined (rights traded to Columbus)
Logan Pause Option Declined (opted out)
Chris Rolfe Option Declined (opted out)
Maicon Santos Option Declined
Wells Thompson Out of Contract
Michael Videira Option Declined

Chivas USA
Ante Jazic Out of Contract

Steve Purdy Option Declined
Josue Soto Option Declined

Columbus
Danny O’Rourke Option Declined

Konrad Warzycha Option Declined

Colorado
Steward Ceus Option Declined

Brian Mullan Option Declined
Jamie Smith Option Declined

D.C. United
Dwayne De Rosario Option Declined

James Riley Option Declined
Carlos Ruiz Option Declined
Marcelo Saragosa Option Declined
John Thorrington Option Declined (opted out)
Daniel Woolard Option Declined

FC Dallas
Kenny Cooper Option Declined (rights traded to Seattle)
David Ferreira Option Declined
Ugo Ihemelu Option Declined

Houston
Bobby Boswell Out of Contract (selected by D.C. United in Stage 1)
Calen Carr Out of Contract
Michael Chabala Option Declined (opted out)
Alex Dixon Option Declined
Cam Weaver Option Declined

LA Galaxy
Colin Clark Option Declined
Laurent Courtois Option Declined
Sean Franklin Option Declined (selected by D.C. United in Stage 1)
Pablo Mastroeni Out of Contract (retired)

Montreal
Sinisa Ubiparipovic Option Declined


New England
Kevin Alston Out of Contract (opted out)
Chad Barrett Option Declined
Ryan Guy Option Declined
Clyde Simms Option Declined
Juan Toja Option Declined

New York
Andre Akpan Out of Contract (re-signed)
Brandon Barklage Option Declined
Fabian Espindola Option Declined
Kevin Hartman Option Declined (retired)
Heath Pearce Out of Contract

Philadelphia
Chris Albright Out of Contract (retired)

Portland
David Horst Option Declined (traded to Houston)
Ryan Miller Option Declined

Real Salt Lake
Yordany Alvarez Option Declined (opted out)
Brandon McDonald Option Declined
Josh Saunders Option Declined
Khari Stephenson Option Declined

Seattle
Marc Burch Option Declined (traded to Colorado)
Josh Ford Option Declined (re-signed)
Blair Gaven Option Declined
Mauro Rosales Option Declined (traded to Chivas USA)
Steve Zakuani Out of Contract (picked by Portland in Stage 1)

San Jose
Nana Attakora Option Declined

Mehdi Ballouchy Out of Contract
Dan Gargan Option Declined
Evan Newton Option Declined

Toronto FC
Justin Braun Out of Contract

Bobby Convey Option Declined (traded to New York)

Vancouver
Joe Cannon Option Declined

Tommy Heinemann Option Declined (opted out)
Corey Hertzog Option Declined


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