While Toronto and Seattle are preparing to face off in MLS Cup, the rest of the teams in Major League Soccer are turning their attention towards next season. Most immediately, teams are making decisions about which players should return and which should be let go.
Toronto FC made a bit of history earlier this month when defender Ashtone Morgan reached 100 appearances for the Canadian club. This is noteworthy for several reasons, both good and bad.
Since the end of the 2013 season, I have been compiling data about how teams change their roster between seasons. While the main part of that effort is still ongoing, I’d like to share some of what I’ve put together so far.