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2016 MLS Draft: How to Watch Orlando City at the SuperDraft

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It's draft day, and that means that there will be some new Lions joining the club. Here's all the information you need to enjoy the festivities.

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Happy SuperDraft Day, Lion Nation. Today in Baltimore, MD, the club will add some new pieces to the puzzle for 2016, starting the day with four picks in this year's draft -- one in each of the draft's four rounds. Orlando City will select seventh, 32nd, 48th and 68th this year, barring a trade to change that order. One important thing to keep in mind is that today will only cover the first two rounds of the SuperDraft. Rounds 3 and 4 will be selected via conference call on Jan. 19.

Last year, Orlando City knocked draft day out of the park, landing Cyle Larin with the No. 1 overall selection. Larin went on to win Rookie of the Year and set a new MLS rookie goal-scoring record, with 17. In addition, the Lions added goalkeeper of the future Earl Edwards Jr. and promising defender Conor Donovan. There were two misses in Sidney Rivera and Akeil Barrett but both are still playing professional soccer.

This year, the Lions enter the draft with a bit of a different agenda. Rather than trying to build a team to put on the field, Orlando City will look to bolster the squad wherever it can and add depth and prospects with upside. Areas of need include attacking midfielders (both central and on the wings), fullback prospects, and of course you can never have too many center backs. Goal scorers are always at a premium, so a forward isn't out of the question either. OK, so that's basically every position. But that's what's different about last year. Last year Orlando City was building a team. This year the Lions are strengthening what they already have.

Complicating matters this year is the GM situation. Paul McDonough ran the show in 2015 but he left recently after the hiring of Armando Carneiro as Chief Soccer Officer. When Carneiro subsequently resigned unexpectedly just a few weeks ago, it left Phil Rawlins as acting GM. McDonough is now with expansion Atlanta, but Rawlins does have experience in team building and he'll have Adrian Heath there with him to help buy the groceries.

What can we expect Orlando City to do? Well, the weird thing is that no two mock drafts look alike when predicting who City will take. Here are some of the first-round mock draft results for the Lions:

So, there doesn't seem to be a consensus. And Orlando could also trade the pick to move up or down, or for a current player or other assets. We'll have to tune in to find out.

Here's your draft order for the first two rounds:

Round 1
  1. Chicago Fire New York City FC - Jack Harrison, MF, Wake Forest
  2. Colorado Rapids Philadelphia Union - Joshua Yaro, D, Georgetown
  3. Philadelphia Union - Keegan Rosenberry, D, Georgetown
  4. New York City FC Chicago Fire - Brandon Vincent, D, Stanford
  5. Real Salt Lake - Omar Holness, MF, North Carolina
  6. Philadelphia Union - Fabian Herbers, MF, Creighton
  7. Orlando City SC - Richie Laryea, MF, Akron
  8. San Jose Earthquakes - Andrew Tarbell, GK, Clemson
  9. Toronto FC - Tsubasa Endoh, MF, Maryland
  10. New England Revolution- Jordan McCrary, D, North Carolina
  11. Sporting Kansas City D.C. United - Julian Buescher, MF, Syracuse
  12. LA Galaxy Colorado Rapids Chicago Fire - Jonathan Campbell, D, North Carolina
  13. D.C. United Orlando City - Hadji Barry, F, Central Florida
  14. Montreal Impact - Kyle Fisher, D, Clemson
  15. Seattle Sounders FC Chicago Fire Colorado Rapids - Emmanuel Appiah, MF, Cincinnati
  16. Vancouver Whitecaps FC - Cole Seiler, D, Georgetown
  17. FC Dallas -Ryan Herman, GK, Washington
  18. New York Red Bulls - Justin Bilyeu, D, SIU-Edwardsville
  19. Columbus Crew SC - Rodrigo Saravia, MF, Florida Gulf Coast
  20. Portland Timbers - Ben Polk, F, Syracuse
Round 2
  1. (21) Columbus Crew SC - Chase Minter, MF, Cal Poly
  2. (22) Colorado Rapids Chicago Fire - Alex Morrell, F, North Florida
  3. (23) Philadelphia Union - Taylor Washington, D, George Mason
  4. (24) Montreal Impact - Michael Salazar, F, Cal-Riverside
  5. (25) Real Salt Lake - Max Lachowecki, D, Notre Dame
  6. (26) Houston Dynamo - Ivan Magalhaes, D, Maryland
  7. (27) Seattle Sounders FC - Tony Alfaro, D, Cal State-Dominguez Hills
  8. (28) San Jose Earthquakes - Patrick Hodan, MF, Notre Dame
  9. (29) Vancouver Whitecaps FC - Christopher Hellman, F, Lynn
  10. (30) New England Revolution - Michael Gamble, F, Wake Forest
  11. (31) Columbus Crew SC - Kyle Parker, F, UNC-Charlotte
  12. (32) Orlando City SC* D.C. United - Paul Clowes, MF, Clemson
  13. (33) Chicago Fire Colorado Rapids FC Dallas - Timo Pitter, MF/F, Creighton
  14. (34) Montreal Impact - Eric Verso, MF, Stanford
  15. (35) Seattle Sounders FC - Zach Mathers, MF, Duke
  16. (36) Vancouver Whitecaps FC - Thomas Sanner, F, Princeton
  17. (37) Colorado Rapids - Dennis Castillo, D, VCU
  18. (38) New York Red Bulls - Zach Carroll, D, Michigan State
  19. (39) Montreal Impact - Keegan Smith, F, San Diego
  20. (40) Portland Timbers - Neco Brett, MF/F, Robert Morris
  21. (41) Columbus Crew SC - Marshall Hollingsworth, F, Wheaton College

*How did Orlando City end up with this pick? The Lions traded their second-round pick in 2016 to Philadelphia as part of the Amobi Okugo deal. That pick was subsequently dealt to Toronto and then on to Seattle, which will now pick at No. 27 -- Orlando City's "natural" spot in Round 2. Orlando got back into the second round by trading goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts to the LA Galaxy for their second-round selection. For a time, the Lions also had Chicago's second-round pick from the Eric Gehrig trade (No. 21 overall), but Orlando City swapped that pick to the Crew for Adam Bedell in the 2015 summer transfer window. Yeah, it sometimes can get confusing.

How to Watch:

Time: 1 p.m

Venue: Baltimore Convention Center - Baltimore, MD

TV: Nope. But the first pick will be shown live on ESPN's SportsCenter

Streaming: Catch it on mlssoccer.com here or follow their draft tracker or view it in the embedded player below. It's also available on Watch ESPN and FOX Sports Go.

Twitter: For rapid reaction and live updates, follow along at @TheManeLand, as well as Orlando City's official Twitter feed (@OrlandoCitySC). The event's hashtag is #SuperDraft.