The Galaxy has 14 players the Philadelphia Union can choose from Wednesday. Remember, each team may only lose one player.
Available players: Todd Dunivant, Alecko Eskandarian, Alan Gordon, Leonard Griffin, Bryan Jordan, Jovan Kirovski, Chris Klein, Eddie Lewis, Yohance Marshall, Stefani Miglioranzi, Kyle Patterson, Tony Sanneh, Josh Saunders, Julian Valentin.
Here are the 11 players the Galaxy chose to protect then: David Beckham, Gregg Berhalter, Chris Birchall, Edson Buddle, A.J. DeLaGarza, Landon Donovan, Sean Franklin, Omar Gonzalez, Dema Kovalenko, Mike Magee, Donovan Ricketts.
As a Generation adidas player, forward Tristan Bowen of Van Nuys is automatically protected.
Here’s who Chivas USA protected: Jonny Bornstein, Justin Braun, Yamith Cuesta, Jorge Flores, Maykel Galindo, Sacha Kljestan, Michael Lahoud, Paulo Nagamura, Jesus Padilla, Maicon Santos, Zach Thornton.
So, Chivas USA’s available players are: Jon Conway, Jim Curtin, Kevin Harmse, Ante Jazic, Dan Kennedy, Eduardo Lillingston, Jesse Marsch, Ante Razov, Marcelo Saragosa, Bojan Stepanovic, Claudio Suarez, CareyTalley, Shavar Thomas, Mariano Trujillo, Sasha Victorine, Chucky Chukwudi Gerson Mayen, and Lance Parker.
I’ll have more in Tuesday’s column.