MLS Injury Report: Week 9
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Chicago Fire: 

Questionable: (M) Michael Stephens (ankle injury).

OUT: (F) Mike Magee (hip surgery 9/9/14, 6-8 months), (M) Patrick Nyarko (torn ACL and sprained MCL 10/18/14, 6-8 months).


Colorado Rapids:

Questionable: (F) Dominique Badji (hamstring injury, 4/18).

OUT: (M) Sam Cronin (concussion, DNP 4/18), (D) Marc Burch (rib injury, DNP 4/18).


Columbus Crew: 

Questionable: (M) Wil Trapp (concussion-like symptoms, DNP 4/11), (D) Sergio Campbell (right shoulder strain).

"Crew SC midfielder Wil Trapp remains in Providence, R.I., seeing a specialist after suffering a re-occurrence of concussion-like symptoms during an April 8 game. Today at the EAS Training Center in Obetz, coach Gregg Berhalter said Trapp will remain there for the next couple of days." - Adam Jardy, The Columbus Dispatch


DC United: 

OUT: (M) Markus Halsti (left knee injury), (F) Eddie Johnson (heart condition), (D) Steve Birnbaum (sprained left ankle 3/28, out 4-6 weeks). (M) Collin Martin (bilateral inguinal nerve release surgery 4/9, out 4-6 weeks).


FC Dallas: 

Questionable: (GK) Dan Kennedy (back spasms, DNP 4/18).

OUT: Coy Craft (left shoulder surgery, DNP 4/18) Stephen Keel (right foot surgery, DNP 4/18).


Houston Dynamo: 

Probable: (M) Boniek Garcia (left knee sprain, DNP 4/18). "Spoke w Owen Coyle, Raul Rodriguez has an appt today to determine his ability to return. Boniek Garcia was out after twisting his knee Sat." - Darrell Lovell


LA Galaxy: 

Questionable: (D) Leonardo (quadriceps strain, DNP 4/12), (M) Jose Villarreal (hamstring injury, DNP 4/4). (F) Edson Buddle (hamstring injury).

OUT: (GK) Brian Perk (dislocated and fractured ankle 3/27, out for season). (M) Kenney Walker (groin injury, DNP 4/18), (D) Todd Dunivant (bruised knee, DNP 4/18), (F) Robbie Keane (groin strain, DNP 4/18).


Montreal Impact:

OUT: D Adrian Lopez (knee injury), (M) Justin Mapp (dislocated elbow 3/8, out 4 months), (GK) Maxime Crepeau (shoulder injury), F Cameron Porter (left ACL surgery 3/21, out 9-12 months).


New England Revolution: 

Questionable: (M) Daigo Kobayashi (left hamstring strain,  DNP 4/19, full training 4/22), (D) Jose Goncalves (left calf injury, DNP, 4/19).

OUT: (D) Darrius Barnes (torn patellar tendon 4/24, out 6 months).


New York City FC: 

Probable: (M) Mix Diskerud (ankle injury, DNP 4/19).

Questionable: (D) Josh Williams (adductor strain, DNP 4/19), (F) David Villa (hamstring strain, DNP 4/19, did not train 4/22). David Villa & Jason Hernandez didnt practice today for New York City FC, not expected to play Friday in Chicago #NYCFC @Guaje7Villa #MLS - Brian Lewis

OUT: (D) Jason Hernandez (calf strain, DNP 4/19), (D) George John (knee surgery 7/31/14) George John is still not completely healthy after missing FC Dallas entire 2014 season. -SBISoccer, (F) Tony Taylor (ACL rupture, LCL damage, out for season).

Taylor, 25, suffered an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture with lateral collateral ligament (LCL) damage in the 35th minute of the Club’s match against the Portland Timbers on Sunday evening at Yankee Stadium.

“It’s always very disappointing when you see a player suffer a serious injury,” New York City FC head coach Jason Kreis said. “Tony is a great young professional and I know his teammates are going to miss him on the field. Everyone at New York City FC is 100 percent behind him in his recovery and will be there to help every step of the way. I know that Tony will receive the best medical support, and I’m confident that he’ll come back fitter and stronger than ever.”

Taylor will undergo surgery later this week. The timeframe of his return will be determined following the operation.

Taylor, who was selected 10th in the 2014 MLS Expansion Draft from the New England Revolution on Dec. 10, 2014, made two appearances (one start) this season for New York City FC. - NYCFC website


New York Red Bulls: 

DAY-TO-DAY: (M) Lloyd Sam (hamstring injury).

OUT: (D) Ronald Zubar (slight hamstring injury, DNP 4/17). "Zubar trained with 1st team today. Marsch didn't commit to his place in the #RBNY starting XI, but is in contention." -Eric Giacometti


Orlando City SC:

Questionable: (M) Lewis Neal (neck injury, DNP 4/18) (M) Tony Cascio (sore back, DNP, 4/18).

OUT: (GK) Tally Hall (torn ACL 9/2/14, out 4-6 months) , (F) Pedro Ribeiro (hamstring injury 4/3, out 2-3 months), (F) Martin Paterson (groin strain, DNP 4/18).


Philadelphia Union: 

Questionable: (F) Fernando Aristeguieta (left quad strain), (M) Vincent Nogueira (right ankle sprain, DNP 4/19, did not train 4/22). Looks like Nogueira is the only player not here today (ankle). Pfeffer is on international duty. - Kevin Kinkead

OUT: (M) Eric Bird (hernia repair recovery), (F) Antoine Hoppenot (left hamstring strain). 


Portland Timbers: 

OUT: (M) Will Johnson (broken leg 9/27/14, 6 months), (M) Diego Valeri (torn ACL 10/28/14, 5 months), (M) Ben Zemanski (torn ACL 2/22, 5 months), (M) Michael Nanchoff (sports hernia surgery 3/17, 4-6 weeks), (M) Rodney Wallace (MCL sprain). Portland Timbers winger Rodney Wallace is recovering from an medial collateral ligament (MCL) sprain and worked with the Timbers training staff on the side of practice Wednesday. - Jamie Goldberg, Portland Timbers official website


Real Salt Lake: 

Questionable:  (F) Sebastian Jaime (right tibia fracture, DNP 4/18), (M) Javier Morales (left hamstring injury), (D) Boyd Okwuonu (shoulder injury).

OUT: (F) Joao Plata - (fractured fifth metatarsal 1/26, 3-4 months), (D) Chris Schuler (torn medial meniscus 4/20, 4-6 weeks).


San Jose Earthquakes:

Questionable: Jordan Stewart (right calf strain, DNP 4/17), (F) Mark Sherrod (left knee arthroscopy, DNP 4/17), (F) Steven Lenhart (right knee arthroscopy, DNP 4/17), (D) Shaun Francis (head injury, DNP 4/17).


Seattle Sounders FC:

Questionable: (D) Damion Lowe (left ankle sprain).

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Sporting Kansas City:

Questionable: (D) Chance Myers (ruptured Achilles tendon 5/25/14, expected return: 6/1), (F) Krisztian Nemeth (right hip bursitis).

OUT: (D) Ike Opara (ruptured Achilles tendon ,4/11, out 4-6 months). 


Toronto FC: 

OUT: (D) Clement Simonin (right knee surgery, DNP 4/18), (D) Steven Caldwell (achilles injury, DNP 4/18), (D) Mark Bloom (quadriceps strain, DNP 4/18). 


Vancouver Whitecaps: 

Probable: (D) Diego Rodriguez (right quad strain, DNP 4/18).

OUT: (M) Andre Lewis (right ACL sprain), (M) Marco Bustos (left foot contusion, DNP 4/11).

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