HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown Player on Jan. 8, 2018.
Mines is a speedy, young midfielder who joined the Red Bulls as a 17-year-old for the 2018 season. Mines played one game, the regular season opener against the Portland Timbers, and scored on his MLS debut. He had season-ending surgery to repair a broken clavicle in late August.
OUTSIDE MLS: Mines started in nine of 14 matches he appeared in with Red Bulls II in 2018, tallying one goal and one assist in 799 minutes played. He made USL appearances as an amateur in both 2016 and 2017. He made his Red Bulls II debut in August of 2016, and made five appearances over the second half of the season. He returned in 2017, making 11 appearances and scoring two goals, including an insurance goal in the USL playoff win at Charleston.
ACADEMY: Through the first half of the 2017/18 academy season, Mines made 11 appearances for the U18/19s and scored seven goals and eight assists while also playing for Red Bulls II. Mines won the Golden Boot at the 2017 USDA Generation Adidas Cup, when the Red Bulls finished third overall in the Champions Division, the toughest division in the tournament.