LA Galaxy trade away Greg Cochrane for 2016 draft pick

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Spor

The LA Galaxy announced this afternoon that they have traded Greg Cochrane to the Chicago Fire for a conditional draft pick in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft. Since signing MLS veteran James Riley, the Galaxy have released the only two players to start at left back beside Todd Dunivant in the last two years.

The LA Galaxy announced this afternoon that they have traded Greg Cochrane to the Chicago Fire for a conditional draft pick in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft. Since signing MLS veteran James Riley, the Galaxy have released the only two players to start at left back beside Todd Dunivant in the last two years.

Whether or not Gargan is the guy, Serrano is right that the Galaxy have to make a corresponding move. Gargan got the second most minutes at right back this preseason with Riley getting extended left back minutes as Todd Dunivant came back from injury. Cochrane got the second most minutes at left back this preseason, and while he's got an upside Arena seems to be going in the complete opposite direction this season valuing veteran experience over youth development.

Meanwhile, it seems Greg Cochrane was out getting sushi with A.J. DeLaGarza when the news broke. Hopefully they were told earlier and DeLaGarza was taking a friend out to say goodbye. Otherwise, awkward city.

There's the note Cochrane was composing while at the sushi joint.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join LAG Confidential

You must be a member of LAG Confidential to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at LAG Confidential. You should read them.

Join LAG Confidential

You must be a member of LAG Confidential to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at LAG Confidential. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9353_tracker