The newly-minted San Jose Earthquakes will choose 10 players from the other 13 MLS teams at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the expansion draft.
Each time can lose a maximum of one player and three won’t lose any.
Chivas USA left these players available today: temperamental and punted playmaker Amado Guevara (they still own the MLS rights), French striker Laurent Merlin, defenders Alex Zotinca, Jason Hernandez and Orlando Perez, Honduran Ramon Nunez, backup goalkeeper Preston Burpo, rookie English striker John Cunliffe, Anaheim’s Jorge Flores, David Arvizu, Anthony Hamilton, injured veteran defender Carlos Llamosa, Rodrigo Lopez, LMU’s Bobby Burling, Justin Myers, Desmond Brooks, Eder Robles and Erasmo Solorzano.
The Galaxy’s list: Kyle Martino, Pete Vagenas, reserve strikers Gavin Glinton and Alan Gordon, veteran Kelly Gray, Canadian Kevin Harmse, newly signed Clint Mathis, Josh Tudela, defenders Kyle Veris and Abel Xavier as well as backup goalkeepers Steve Cronin and Lance Friesz and Newhall’s Mike Caso.
Other notables for Earthquakes Coach Frank Yallop to consider (one per team): Chadwick School’s John Thorrington (Chicago Fire), ex-Galaxy midfielder Jovan Kirovski (Colorado Rapids), ex-Galaxy midfielder Ned Grabavoy (Columbus Crew), Denilson (FC Dallas), ex-Galaxy defender Greg Vanney (DC United), former Earthquakes goalkeeper Pat Onstad (Houston Dynamo), former Galaxy goalkeeper Kevin Hartman (Kansas City Wizards), the San Fernando Valley’s Willie Sims (New England Revolution) and (briefly) ex-Galaxy player Santino Quaranta (Red Bulls).