Sporting KC II GRayson Barber - May30, 2021

Sporting Kansas City announced today that the club has waived forwards Grayson Barber and Tyler Freeman.

Barber, 21, started two of nine appearances during his lone MLS season with Sporting in 2021. Freeman, 19, has played 35 USL Championship matches for Sporting KC II since signing an MLS contract in 2018.

With today's roster move, Sporting Kansas City currently has 26 players under MLS contract for the 2022 season.

Goalkeepers (3): Kendall McIntosh, Tim Melia, John Pulskamp

Defenders (9): Andreu Fontas, Kortne Ford, Nicolas Isimat-Mirin, Logan Ndenbe, Kayden Pierre, Kaveh Rad, Ben Sweat, Robert Voloder, Graham Zusi

Midfielders (8): Jake Davis, Cam Duke, Roger Espinoza, Felipe Hernandez, Gadi Kinda, Jose Mauri, Uri Rosell, Remi Walter

Forwards (6): Ozzie Cisneros, Alan Pulido, Johnny Russell, Daniel Salloi, Khiry Shelton, Marinos Tzionis

Led by 14th-year manager Peter Vermes, Sporting Kansas City will kick off the 2022 MLS campaign on Sunday, Feb. 27, with a visit to Atlanta United FC at 2 p.m. CT on FS1. The club will then host rivals Houston Dynamo FC in a highly anticipated Children’s Mercy Park home opener on Saturday, March 5, at 2:30 p.m. CT.

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Transaction: Sporting Kansas City (MLS) waives forwards Grayson Barber and Tyler Freeman.