MLS: Red Bulls Bring in Veteran Keeper Kevin Hartman to Add Depth

Amongst the plethora of international matches on Friday, the New York Red Bulls made a crucial move to add depth to their goalkeeping ranks. 

The Red Bulls announced on their website that they signed Kevin Hartman, a longtime veteran of MLS at 38 years old, as cover while Ryan Meara is still out injured.

Before the signature of the former LA Galaxy, Sporting Kansas City and FC Dallas keeper, the Red Bulls had Luis Robles and 17-year-old Santiago Castano as the only healthy keepers on their roster. 

Bringing in Hartman benefits all parties involved in the transaction. Hartman has been looking for a new team ever since his contract was not renewed by FC Dallas at the end of the 2012 season while the Red Bulls needed to bolster their depth at the position. 

The Red Bulls' first-choice keeper, Meara, has been out with a hip injury that he suffered last summer during the regular season.

The Red Bulls do not want to rush t...

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