MLS Fantasy Advice: Several players on the brink of suspension as MLS returns from break

TRANSFER DEADLINE: Wednesday, 10 pm ET

Round 16 of MLS Fantasy Manager will kick back into high gear on Wednesday with Vancouver taking on Montreal at BC Place (10 pm ET, TSN/RDS in Canada, MLS Live in USA). This will be the final unlimited transfer week of the season so prepare accordingly.

Montreal and Vancouver have double-game weeks this round. Chicago, Chivas and Toronto will have DGWs in Round 17.

Several fantasy managers will look to add players from Chicago, Chivas and Toronto now, but be before you do, be advised as to which players are on yellow-card accumulation warning.

Mike Magee and Quincy Amarikwa are one yellow card away from receiving a one-game suspension, so if something happens in their first game next round, you will miss out on the chance to earn double points. The same is true with Carlos Alvarez.

Matias Laba is a different story. If Laba gets a yellow card vs Montreal on Wednesday he will be out the following game against Colorado.

Many players will be hit with suspensions from here on out due to yellow-card accumulation so make sure to refer to the disciplinary report on a weekly basis.

The following players are ONE (1) caution away from suspension/fine:

Team Player # of Cautions Remaining games to
good behavior incentive
Chicago Mike Magee
Quincy Amarikwa
Chivas USA Carlos Alvarez 4 1
Columbus Wil Trapp 4 1
D.C. United Davy Arnaud 4 1
FC Dallas Fabian Castillo 4 1
Houston Jermaine Taylor 4 N/A
New England Andy Dorman 4 N/A
New York Armando
Jamison Olave
Lloyd Sam
Portland Pa-Modou Kah
Diego Chara
Seattle Osvaldo Alonso
Gonzalo Pineda
Vancouver Matias Laba 4 1

The following players are currently out due to suspension:

Player Team Suspension Reason
Antonio Dovale Sporting KC 6/27 vs. POR
7/6 vs. CHI
Red card
Tony Beltran Real Salt Lake 6/28 vs. CHV Red card
Obafemi Martins Seattle 6/28 vs. DC Red card
Dillon Serna Colorado 6/28 vs. VAN Disc. Committee
Jhon Kennedy Hurtado Chicago 7/2 vs. TOR Red card

Remember, the transfer deadline locks Wednesday night at 10pm ET so make sure you get your team adjusted before then. Why wait? Login and set your lineup now!

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