News

Beltran replaces injured Evans on US roster

Beltran replaces injured Evans on US roster

File Photo: Eddie Johnson (7) celebrates with Brad Evans (3) and Jhon Kennedy Hurtado (34) after they defeated the Colorado Rapids 2-0 on goals from Evans and Johnson in a knockout-round match in the MLS Cup soccer playoffs on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, in Seattle. The Sounders will advance to the Western Conference semifinals Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, for a first of two aggregate match against the Portland Timbers. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Ted S. Warren

CHICAGO (AP) — Real Salt Lake right back Tony Beltran has replaced injured Seattle defender Brad Evans on the U.S. roster for Wednesday’s exhibition against Mexico in Glendale, Ariz.

The U.S. Soccer Federation said Sunday that Evans is recovering from a calf injury sustained during a game against Toronto on March 15.

Americans players started gathering Sunday for the game, the last before the starting of the pre-World Cup training camp in mid-May.

The roster:

Goalkeepers: Bill Hamid (D.C.), Sean Johnson (Chicago), Nick Rimando (Salt Lake)

Defenders: DaMarcus Beasley (Puebla, Mexico), Tony Beltran (Salt Lake), Matt Besler (Kansas City), Omar Gonzalez (Los Angeles), Clarence Goodson (San Jose), Michael Orozco (Puebla, Mexico), Michael Parkhurst (Columbus), DeAndre Yedlin (Seattle)

Midfielders: Kyle Beckerman (Salt Lake), Michael Bradley (Toronto), Brad Davis (Houston), Landon Donovan (Los Angeles), Maurice Edu (Philadelphia), Luis Gil (Salt Lake), Graham Zusi (Kansas City)

Forwards: Clint Dempsey (Seattle), Julian Green (Bayern Munich, Germany), Eddie Johnson (D.C.), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose)

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Recent Headlines

8 hours ago in Local

Western State Hospital builds fence to keep patients from escaping

hospital, healthcare, medical, doctor

Nearly 200 involuntarily committed patients at Western State Hospital walked away from the mental facility since 2013... even though at some point... they were considered a danger to themselves or others

8 hours ago in Local

Demonstrators set up homeless camp outside of Bellingham City Hall

homeless

The makeshift homeless camp was meant to send a message to city leaders about breaking up homeless camps.

22 hours ago in Local

Reasons determined for plane crash last July

Autumn Veatch

Their teenage step-granddaughter, Autumn Veatch of Bellingham, was the only survivor of the crash.

23 hours ago in Local

Bellingham Schools’ Superintendent “walks in the shoes” of LGBTQ students

bellingham-high-school

"Walks in the Shoes" helps Baker get a better understanding of what his staff and students experience in the district.

23 hours ago in Local

Cruz planned rallies in Puget Sound area

tedcruzfamily-620x400

Cruz has withdrawn his bid for the presidency.