Seattle sends Rosales to Chivas for Bowen
The Seattle Sounders have traded midfielder Mauro Rosales to
Chivas USA for forward Tristan Bowen.
Seattle also acquired Chivas’ No. 2 allocation ranking when the
deal was finalized Wednesday. Chivas will receive Seattle’s No. 13
Rosales was a designated player for Seattle the past two seasons
and was the MLS newcomer of the year in 2011. The playmaking
midfielder had 13 assists each in the 2011 and 2012 seasons, but
fell out of the Sounders’ regular starting lineup during the 2013
season. He also struggled with nagging injuries during his Seattle
Rosales started 26 of 33 MLS games in 2013 and had four goals
and eight assists.
Bowen appeared in 22 games last season for Chivas and scored two