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MLS Expansion Draft Watch "Party": Let's all hope D.C. United has no one picked

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Follow along as Orlando and NYC are allowed to take players off of our roster without recourse.

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

After much discussion, it's finally here: The 2014 MLS Expansion Draft starts at 2pm today, and fans will be able to listen in (see below). Orlando City SC and New York City FC have 21 players between them already under contract, and today they could add up to 20 more. This is not a great thing for MLS's deep teams, because it means they're going to lose useful players and get nothing in return. For D.C. United, today could see as many as two players depart for our new Eastern Conference foes.

Before things get started, do yourself a favor and read up on the specifics:

The complete MLS expansion draft rules
The protected (and unprotected) lists from every MLS team

Below is what we've been told will be the audio stream of the expansion draft:

Feel free to follow along in the comments. If you're like me, you'll be furiously hoping that the other Eastern Conference teams all have two players selected while OCSC and NYCFC misplace their paperwork on who United has made available.