Some things are just inevitable in Kansas City: A windy day in the low 70s in Kansas City that tricks you into believing Spring has fully arrived, stories about this being the year the Royals might be good and people debating Oklahoma Joe's vs. Gates.
Add another to the list: Peter Vermes will select a forward in the first round of the MLS draft. Well, at least, that's what the last three drafts bear out: Teal Bunbury in '10, C.J. Sapong in '11 and, now, Dom Dwyer in '12. During the season last year, Vermes and Sporting KC also fell into acquiring highly-sought after Soony Saad in an MLS weighted lottery. Saad, many felt, would've been the No. 1 pick in the 2012 draft had he stayed in college. (He instead chose to seek employment overseas before coming back to MLS.)
Even though the team did have needs along the back-line and in midfield, Vermes opted to add another piece up top. Why?
Well, I'm very fond of saying it and I believe it's 100% true: You can never have too many forwards in a 4-3-3 formation. Especially when you can build a stable of attackers that each bring something a little different to the table.The Setup