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Ben Baer @BenBaer89 Upper East Side, Manhattan

I like the stats. New Media Editor, MLS Digital. The views expressed by me are mine alone and do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of MLS/SUM.

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This year's 22 Under 22 is out, Diego Rossi is No. 1. I spoke with a number of technical staffers anonymously to ge… https://t.co/JjyZJBaTRf
Retweeted by Ben Baerhttps://t.co/RWFKlhNyOa https://t.co/9QErghndhPTop 10 of this year’s #22U22 about to be revealed https://t.co/JsGULttP2m @Dylan_Butler https://t.co/rPXCrhjS1e @Dylan_Butler Looks like he’s from Upstate NY (like real upstate).If you haven’t watched this yet, I highly recommend it. https://t.co/bsrlIM5MFZ
12/4
2019
@PaulOfFame5 @bricey16 @MLS The draft takes about 5 minutes. The newser was up within 5 minutes. That’s about as re… https://t.co/QpqNgNRtIx @bricey16 I think No. 2 but don’t quote me. @bricey16 He decided not to participate. Anyone’s guess as to why.Juan Agudelo, Saad Abdul-Salaam selected in Stage Two of MLS Re-Entry draft. BWP removed himself from it prior to t… https://t.co/uTWVbC5ELxHere's the list so far. 10-1 coming tomorrow. https://t.co/QTnJzm9QziThis is a good piece on Paredes after his #22U22 selection (though I’ll quibble with some stuff in the second graf). https://t.co/PGM9X5H0HuSome good things going on in Colorado as evidenced by placing two players on this list. Haven’t had a player on her… https://t.co/ufeHUGYi7k @nycfc_network @MLS @ColoradoRapids @impactmontreal @colebassett19 Patience is a virtue.We're underway! https://t.co/GB6RPV1PB0
12/3
2019
Is Gressel out? https://t.co/fTTsQnJSs6Kicking off #22U22 week with this piece from @bwarshaw14 https://t.co/1TNE3S2tud
12/2
2019
More successful boats than the Gophers today: *Titanic *Edmund Fitzgerald *Lusitania *Water skiing boat in Jaws… https://t.co/VgSfHqS20z
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12/1
2019
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Retweeted by Ben BaerFrauds #RowTheBoathttps://t.co/0zzAnfc34UThe weather at this Badgers football game has me thinking 🤔 https://t.co/oeEA4TrBU3
11/30
2019
Yep. Ref probably just cost Tigres a goal by stopping the game for a meaningless VAR check. Incredible.APG https://t.co/p6H7x8sGj3This game is #PeakLigaMXDare I say unsafe? https://t.co/U0RFnDJNhA
11/29
2019
The bad news is officially here for #CanMNT https://t.co/NaL1k9wbi3
11/28
2019
@tombogert I feel like this is a Bobby thing.Here’s my Sjoberg reaction column for those who want it. Also came up with an idea: Could he be the anti-Ilsinho? B… https://t.co/1W9kWzJca3Sorry @osequeraTOMALO your Baerantee is now trash. (cc: @BenBaer89 @nicholasrosano) https://t.co/kKtIqJH61H
Retweeted by Ben Baerdumbest motherfucker on the planet. stays undefeated. https://t.co/kJdHhuwJQ8
Retweeted by Ben Baer @ScottSandalow @ASRomaEN Congrats man!Spoke with Montreal Impact sporting director Olivier Renard on a number of topics, including the future of Orji Okw… https://t.co/q3HUsfujMI
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11/27
2019
@BuddyTylerMoore Nope. Just the event. @jamesinho4 Nope. Just a conference call.Four players selected in Stage 1 of 2019 MLS Re-Entry Process https://t.co/03hqf3C98LHe removed himself. Post was updated shortly after publishing. https://t.co/3DFTbxd3eY
11/26
2019
Excited to have #22U22 drop next week. Have a really good voting panel this year with six technical staffers from a… https://t.co/OxRlpsgeIXThough these players were picked, none of them have been added to rosters. Clubs must make a genuine offer, but tha… https://t.co/jFVHvrsAIO
11/25
2019
🤦‍♂️ https://t.co/WnbpQdt2aVThis https://t.co/6nvnVKSD7L https://t.co/nj3BpWijHl
11/24
2019
This is -- and I'm not saying this lightly -- straight out Nazi shit. https://t.co/VoIiYQlri5
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11/22
2019
Rapids GM Padraig Smith spoke to https://t.co/f243RQ5hMv today and dropped some info on yesterday’s trades and what… https://t.co/sOFubm2nlEIt’s a sad day in Red Bulls land. Maybe the two best and most successful players in club history are gone. Will be… https://t.co/XbxVWLUOGNICYMI https://t.co/1he9iTaXme
11/21
2019
Broke down what today’s trades mean for each of the 3 teams #Rapids96 #DOOP #Crew96 https://t.co/0bHIb5P6I1“so Allocation Money, right? it helps buy down the salaries of players who would otherwise be over the cap limit. b… https://t.co/vFLQ3T96sC
Retweeted by Ben BaerMarco Fabian and Haris Medunjanin will not be back with the Philadelphia Union in 2020, source tells… https://t.co/6XWSD3K9PY
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11/20
2019
Have your Expansion Draft analysis (including the trades) right here https://t.co/5RFuU1o6pgVancouver Whitecaps and Canada U-17 midfielder Simon Colyn will train next week with PSV, multiple sources tell… https://t.co/gVhpekdse3
Retweeted by Ben BaerMinnesota crushing https://t.co/URYbsQQJZz content https://t.co/721aDd5JX4
11/19
2019
@mtbh12 @adriandc4l Difference between boys and men.
11/18
2019
@JerseyJonathan https://t.co/tJAn2QlbyM @adriandc4l 3 players. Ok haul, not earth shattering. @adriandc4l Excuses or facts? See follow up tweet.So while it’s obviously good and fun for Mexico (and disappointing for the US), this tournament does not necessaril… https://t.co/mU0DWHIWchWith Mexico leading in the U-17 final, it’s important to remember that they won the tournament in 2011. Not one of… https://t.co/RYkFd0WzXX
11/17
2019
@mayewj9 Not 100% sure but they’re not on the list. @55sullivanplace @MLS Right but Miller may have more value league-wide.Oh, and Sisniega over Miller (who’s out of contract).I’ll say that I doubt three of those guys will be picked due to salary but we’ll see.Think I did a decent job. Only team I think I was well of on was Atlanta. Diedie Traore, Conechny, Morrow and Cecch… https://t.co/omsdmWe7By @ScottSandalow I think he has some room for improvement and could do that here. @BenBaer89 If USMNT fans have one favorite pastime, it’s pretending they have the supreme wisdom to make Jordan Mor… https://t.co/tk7s3onVTB
Retweeted by Ben BaerA lot of players, yes. The majority, maybe. Every player? No.Every player wouldn’t be better off in Europe. I don’t know why we’re still having this argument. https://t.co/7OIApU2X1d @ScottSandalow In the three years he’s played, Jordan Morris has won 2 MLS Cups, vastly improved as a player and is… https://t.co/mepDNwGYgvThat’s a red.
11/16
2019
@empiregass Kelvin Leerdam about to ball out. @CalenCarr You and me both. @SolonTLG @TheZidar @bam22542 @tokenliberal @etmckinley @MassiveReport And updated again! Cadden isn’t involved.Wrong again! Cadden and Buttner are not involved in the expansion draft. @RobUsry @MLS "Generation adidas players who have not been graduated at the end of the 2019 MLS Season are automati… https://t.co/0vgP5pLzHi @StatHunting @MLS Yep.Received some incorrect info and it turns out Buttner and Cadden will need to be protected. Made the necessary upda… https://t.co/er9THa7OgQ
11/15
2019
@nball7 @MLS @NewYorkRedBulls Because they had a player picked last year! @FleurdemaxRCTID That’s the amount of time he wasn’t on the field..@FCDallas’ Jonathan Gomez GOLAZO. I expect him to be signed to a first-team contract before the season. https://t.co/y5XrX7ALKKJust a reminder that since the #VWFC announced their 'global search' for a Technical Director, #IMFC have fired a c… https://t.co/k6VXpHDMij
Retweeted by Ben Baer @drdefense @twickert9 @MattDoyle76 Correct. Updated. @JKulani @MattDoyle76 Robinson is still a GA. Hyndman’s loan status doesn’t affect him either way. @Eric_Giacometti @prizby @MattDoyle76 Wasn’t listed on our roster page. Updating. ☹️ @gray9s Oversight.Here's what Opta has to say about Romney's on/off stats. https://t.co/5ytVP7abkY https://t.co/lBVibkTqY6 @hizilla @MattDoyle76 Turns out that’s not true.Made some updates as guys like Fagundez, Morris, Glad and Lima are auto protected. https://t.co/t2U0wxxEIZ @twickert9 @MattDoyle76 Actually he wasn’t on 2019 roster so he’s auto protected. @twickert9 @MattDoyle76 Oooh. Forgot about him. Thanks. @jeff_lemieux @SeanLDonahue @MattDoyle76 Just got confirmation that Buttner doesn’t need to be protected. @SeanLDonahue @MattDoyle76 I’m not 100% sure tbh. Reading the rules https://t.co/23jodQXGtH and going through the r… https://t.co/JNX5mt6KYX @SeanLDonahue @MattDoyle76 Fagundez no longer has Homegrown status according to the roster page. Not sure about But… https://t.co/xyy9coZEpw @actsbk @MattDoyle76 I think it’s worth keeping him protected even if his status is uncertain for 2020.So I went through the process of trying to predict who will be available in the Expansion Draft (with some help fro… https://t.co/xoF83IyBTdIn the last 24 hours: -Zlatan departs #LAGalaxy -#MNUFC trade Darwin Quintero -#Crew96 get Nagbe -#NYCFC sell Scal… https://t.co/h7lfjPVN6W
Retweeted by Ben BaerAlright - back to work. But since the opportunity presents itself ... I had a BLAST writing this one for #MLS a fe… https://t.co/8mv87VNNsN
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11/14
2019
#GACup (Premier Division) champ in 2017 as a 14yo, along with Reyna and Haak. Interviewed him the next year a few d… https://t.co/Yyn17cTtMb @BerkEhrmantraut @andrew_wiebe @MattDoyle76 The 16th https://t.co/gdxeTmokOk. But I’ll have a fun piece predicting… https://t.co/fHrBLrwUtN
11/13
2019

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