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FC Dallas, Sporting KC make selections in stage one of the MLS Re-Entry Draft

FC Dallas selected former Timbers' forward Maximiliano Urruti with the first pick of stage one of the MLS Re-Entry Draft, while Sporting KC went with goalkeeper Alec Kann. Every other team passed on their pick.

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Only two MLS teams decided to pick somebody in stage one of the MLS Re-Entry Draft: FC Dallas took Maximiliano Urruti with the first overall selection, while Sporting KC picked up goalkeeper Alex Kann with the 11th.

Urruti, the former Timbers forward, scored four goals in 30 matches this season. He started 12 for the MLS Cup winners and also provided three assists. He will presumably replace David Texeira as Oscar Pareja's first-team forward.

FC Dallas struggled in that area throughout the season, and with Blas Perez gone as well, they needed someone to fill the number-nine role.

Kann spent the past three seasons with Chicago, making just one appearance. He started the Fire's Decision Day loss to the New York Red Bulls this year.

Players selected in stage one can sign with their new club for their current contract option for 2016. Players that went undrafted in the first stage will be eligible for stage two, which takes place on December 17.

The Los Angeles Galaxy had four players permitted to enter the Re-Entry Draft. Keepers Donovan Ricketts and Brian Perk, center-back Tommy Meyer and forward Charlie Rugg were qualified.