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Galaxy Send Midfielder Jimenez, 1st-Round Pick To Columbus For Allocation Money

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Hector Jimenez #16 of the Los Angeles Galaxy moves the ball against Seattle Sounders FC at The Home Depot Center on May 26, 2013 in Carson, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Hector Jimenez #16 of the Los Angeles Galaxy moves the ball against Seattle Sounders FC at The Home Depot Center on May 26, 2013 in Carson, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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   COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Crew have acquired midfielder Hector Jimenez and a first-round pick in the MLS draft from the L.A. Galaxy for the Crew’s second-round pick and allocation money.

The first-round pick is 14th overall, while the selection sent to the Galaxy is the 23rd. The draft is Thursday.

The 25-year-old Jimenez has played in 43 games in three seasons with the Galaxy. Last year he had three goals and four assists in 26 appearances.

On Monday, the Crew acquired the rights to defender Michael Parkhurst from the New England Revolution for the Crew’s first-round selection (fourth overall) in the draft and more allocation money.

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