Carrieri who had been signed by the Black and Blue in January 2005 spent last season playing with the Rochester Rhinos. He notched two assists in the Rapids’ three preseason scrimmages.
Martinez and Delgado the two Cubans that were signed by the team in the middle of last season had not traveled with the team on the team's Ecuador preseason leg. Martinez notched one assist in seven games with the Black and Blue last season. Delgado netted one goal and recorded three assists during his 13 games with Colorado in 2004. Trembly the Littleton Colorado native signed his first senior roster contract on February 3 2005 after spending six seasons as a developmental player in MLS. He netted two goals and two assists in 52 games playing with the Rapids since joining the team in 2000.
Erush who signed a developmental contract with the Rapids on March 24 2004 did not see any regular season game action during his time with the Black and Blue.
Vallow who signed with the Rapids on February 8th 2003 had played a total of four MLS games with the team.
Colorado Rapids- Waive forward Chris Carrieri midfielder Seth Trembly defender Michael Erush and goalkeeper Scott Vallow. Team elects not to exercise options on Cuban strikers Rey Ángel Martinez and Alberto Delgado.