Posts in category "Drew Yates"

Fire sign Watson-Siriboe and Kinney, Release Yates

The Fire just announced that rookie defenders Kwame Watson-Siriboe and Steven Kinney have both agreed to contracts with the club.  The Fire selected Watson-Siriboe, a UConn product, with the 26th pick out and picked Kinney with the 45th selection out of Elon.  Drew Yates, who the Fire selected with the 29th overall pick this year,... Read more »

Moving on up?

Before ALS wracked his body and ended his playing career, baseball star Lou Gehrig was known as the Iron Horse for his incredible streak of 2130 consecutive games played. The story goes that Gehrig, who would go on to become one of the greatest hitters of all time, started his streak when regular first-baseman Wally... Read more »

Rookie Update

When I talked with Fire Technical Director Frank Klopas on Monday, our conversation naturally turned towards the Fire’s 2010 rookie class. The group — which includes draft picks Corben Bone, Kwame Watson-Siriboe, Drew Yates, Sean Johnson and Steven Kinney along with trialists Mark Blades and Jovan Bubonja — is currently in Arizona getting their first... Read more »

Quick thoughts on the Fire's draft

Source: Chicago Fire Frank Klopas and the Fire technical staff committed highway robbery yesterday. Not only did the Fire pick up Corben Bone and Kwame Watson-Siriboe in the draft much, much later than they were projected to go, but they also began to fill two of the team’s bigger needs in the process. Assuming they... Read more »