HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on Jan. 11, 2018. The Galaxy acquired the rights to sign Carrasco with the first pick in Stage 2 of the 2017 MLS Re-Entry Draft.
Carrasco joined the Galaxy after three seasons with Orlando City SC, where he made 58 appearances since joining the side in 2015. Carrasco was originally selected by Seattle Sounders FC in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft and has remained in MLS, additionally playing for Sporting KC and Houston Dynamo. In all, the midfielder has made 126 appearances in MLS with 77 starts, scoring twice and notching five assists.
A product of San Diego, California, Carrasco played four years of collegiate soccer at California, earning recognition as a first-team All-Pac 10 honoree and Third Team All-American.