HOW ACQUIRED: Signed a one-year contract with a club option to extend on Dec. 3, 2020
Salinas, 34, is a 13-year MLS veteran with 11 prior seasons in San Jose (2008-09, 2012-20). Among all players in Earthquakes history, Salinas ranks first in assists (48), second in appearances (292) and corner kicks (398), third in minutes played (16,611), and fourth in starts (168). Only Chris Wondolowski (344) has played in more matches for the Quakes than the Texas native.
COLLEGE: As a senior, in 2007, Salinas was named to the NSCAA All-American Third Team, NSCAA Scholar All-American First Team, and NSCAA All-South Region First Team after registering a career-high five goals and nine assists for Furman University. In 2006 he was named to the NSCAA All-South Region Third Team and the All-Southern Conference First Team after registering three goals and seven assists.