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Sporting Kansas City passed in the Waiver Draft

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Sporting KC did not select anyone in the Waiver Draft and Blue is sad...
Thad Bell

The Major League Soccer Waiver Draft is not normally a high volume of movement and the 2019 edition was no different. There only four players selected in the Waiver Draft. Sporting Kansas City had the fourth overall pick (not a good thing) and decided to pass.

Two players from Sporting KC were available in the Waiver Draft but neither Nicolas Hasler or Gedion Zelalem were selected.

FC Cincinnati with nothing to lose and the first pick (congrats on the Wooden Spoon) selected Haris Medunjanin, formerly of the Philadelphia Union. He is a 34-year-old veteran midfielder that played with Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2014 World Cup but the Union decided not to re-sign him after his contract expired.

The New England Revolution traded the very valuable second-round pick in the 2020 SuperDraft to Orlando City SC to move up to the No. 3 spot in the draft. The Revolution selected 23-year-old former New York City FC goalkeeper Jeff Caldwell.

Minnesota United FC also selected a goalkeeper when they chose Greg Ranjitsingh from Orlando City. Ranjitsingh came from Louisville City FC in the USL Championship.

LA Galaxy picked up left back Danilo Acosta, formerly of Real Salt Lake. He is a Homegrown player and he spent the season on loan to Orlando.

Disappointed in Sporting Kansas City not picking up a player in the Waiver Draft? There is always the possibility some of the remaining players will be on trial in preseason or more likely brought in to the Swope Park Rangers Sporting Kansas City II to see if they have potential.