"He just hasn’t been as productive," Schmid said. "Obviously we haven’t had the opportunities because of the extra games. In preparation of maybe doing something else, we have to do this as well."
That second move isn't expected to be announced today.
Here's the press release from the Sounders:
Seattle Sounders FC has waived forward Sammy Ochoa, the team announced today.
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Ochoa played 390 minutes in eight appearances across all competitions in 2013, including two starts in league play.Ochoa, 26, joined Sounders FC on August 26, 2011, following five seasons in the Mexican first division. Overall, he scored 10 goals with two assists in 26 appearances across all competitions for Sounders FC.