2012: Espinoza started in 26 matches for Sporting Kansas City during the 2012 MLS regular season and provided a spark to the Sporting KC midfield in each match that he was available. Espinoza left the October 7th match against the Columbus Crew in second half stoppage time after suffering a high ankle sprain. Espinoza missed the final two matches of the regular season but played significant minutes in the clubs two legged playoff series against the Houston Dynamo. Espinoza was named a 2012 AT&T MLS All-Star.
2011: Recorded first point of season with assist in 3-3 draw at Vancouver Whitecaps FC on April 2nd. Tallied assists in back-to-back matches, in 1-1 tie at Houston Dynamo and in 4-2 victory over Toronto FC. Recorded his first game winning goal since 2008 during a 2-0 victory over Real Salt Lake on August 3rd.
2010: Enjoyed his best season to date in the league, appearing in 25 matches, all of them starts, and recording one assist. Graduated from the MLS Generation Adidas program at the end of the season. Played the full 90 minutes in 2-1 win over Manchester United in summer friendly.
2009: Appeared in 16 games (six starts), recording two assists. Missed time with the team due to his inclusion in the Honduran National team's squad for the 2009 Gold Cup.
2008: Selected 11th overall in the first round of the 2008 MLS SuperDraft. As a rookie, played 22 games (12 starts) and tied for third on the team in assists with 3. Started 6 games for the reserve team and recorded 2 assists. Named Kansas City’s 2008 Rookie of the Year.
NATIONAL TEAM: Earned first of 25 career appearances for the Honduras National Team on January 22, 2009 in a 2-1 win over Belize. Scored game-winning goal in 1-0 victory over El Salvador in the UNCAF Nations Cup 3rd place match, his first goal for the national team. Named in the Honduras squad for the 2009 Gold Cup, scoring against Grenada and helping the team to a semi-final berth. Scored again for Honduras against the United States in a January 23, 2010 friendly. Named to the roster for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa and started two matches, going the full 90 against Chile and 45 minutes versus eventual champions Spain. Appeared in quarterfinal and semifinal matches of 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup. Espinoza again received a call-up to play for the Honduras National Team in their international friendlies against the United States and Jamaica on October 8, 2011 and October 12, 2011 respectively; Espinoza started both matches. Espinoza also participated in the London 2012 Olympic games. Despite being the underdogs, Honduras advanced from group stage before falling 3-2 to Brazil in the quarterfinals. Espinoza earned a goal and an assist before being shown a second yellow card in the 90th minute of the quarterfinals. As Espinoza exited the pitch, he received a standing ovation.
COLLEGE: Started career at Yavapai College where he was first team All-Conference, Conference Player of the Year and National Player of the Year runner-up. Transferred to Ohio State, where he was named first team All-Conference and led the Buckeyes to the College Cup final.
PERSONAL: One of six children. Loves snowboarding, ice fishing and playing Call of Duty. Also enjoys eating, especially his mother’s Honduran cuisine.