Toronto FC take Califf, Union select Casey as 2012 MLS Re-Entry Draft concludes

Toronto FC take Califf, Union select Casey as 2012 MLS Re-Entry Draft concludes

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Toronto FC take Califf, Union select Casey as 2012 MLS Re-Entry Draft concludes

Danny Califf, Conor Casey and Will Hesmer were among the 14 players selected in Stage Two of the MLS Re-Entry Draft on Friday.

Califf and Casey were both selected in the first round, with Toronto FC picking up Califf with the first pick and Philadelphia Union taking Casey four spots later. Hesmer was grabbed by the LA Galaxy with the second pick of the second round and the defending MLS champions also picked up Colin Clark in the first round. The Galaxy moved into the second position in the draft after trading their natural first round pick in the 2013 MLS Supplemental Draft, an international roster slot in 2013 and the No. 19 position in Friday’s Re-Entry Draft to Chivas USA minutes before the process began.

Some of the players who were not chosen were goalkeeper Kevin Hartman, forward Juan Pablo Angel and Ramiro Corrales.

The players not selected in the Re-Entry Draft are now available to teams on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Here is a full rundown of Phase Two of the MLS Re-Entry Draft:

2012 RE-ENTRY DRAFT STAGE 2 / ROUND 1

1. Toronto FC –Danny Califf
2. Los Angeles Galaxy — Colin Clark
3. Portland Timbers — PASS
4. New England Revolution — Chad Barrett
5. Philadelphia Union — Conor Casey
6. Colorado Rapids — Eric Avila
7. FC Dallas — Stephen Keel
8. Montreal Impact — PASS
9. Columbus Crew — PASS
10. Vancouver Whitecaps — Paulo Jr.
11. Chicago Fire — PASS
12. Real Salt Lake — Lovel Palmer
13. NY Red Bulls — PASS
14. Sporting Kansas City — PASS
15. San Jose Earthquakes — Dan Gargan
16. Seattle Sounders — PASS
17. D.C. United — John Thorrington
18. Houston Dynamo — PASS
19. Chivas USA — PASS

ROUND 2

1. Toronto FC — PASS
2. LA Galaxy — Will Hesmer
3. New England Revolution — Hunter Freeman
4. Philadelphia Union — PASS
5. Colorado Rapids — PASS
6. FC Dallas — PASS
7. Vancouver Whitecaps –– PASS
8. Real Salt Lake — PASS
9. San Jose Earthquakes — Ty Harden
10. D.C. United — PASS

ROUND 3

1. LA Galaxy — PASS
2. New England Revolution — PASS
3. San Jose Earthquakes — Bryan Jordan

ROUND 4

1. San Jose Earthquakes — PASS

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