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Sounders pick up pair of picks from Portland

Here's the news from the club:

Seattle Sounders FC has acquired a 2014 first round Supplemental Draft pick and a conditional 2015 draft pick from the Portland Timbers in exchange for the rights to defender Mikael Silvestre. Seattle opens its fifth MLS season on March 2 against the Montreal Impact. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. PT on the Xbox Pitch at CenturyLink Field. For more information visit