SAN JOSE, Calif. – The San Jose Earthquakes announced today that the club has declined 2016 options on six players – forward Mike Fucito, midfielders Jean-Baptiste Pierazzi and Khari Stephenson, defenders Paulo Renato and Jordan Stewart, and goalkeeper Tomas Gomez.

Stage One of the Re-Entry Draft will take place on Friday, December 11 at 12 p.m. PT and Stage Two of the Re-Entry Draft will take place on Thursday, December 17 at 12 p.m. PT. The two drafts will take place via teleconference with all 20 clubs represented. MLS will release the results following each of the calls. Both of the Re-Entry Drafts will be conducted in the same order as the traditional Waiver Draft.