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Plenty of potential in Vancouver's pick

Updated: January 13, 2011, 8:27 PM ET
By Leander Schaerlaeckens | ESPN.com

BALTIMORE -- Up the podium strode not just 6 feet, 3 inches of an El Paso, Texas, striker this afternoon, but a handful of other things too.

Once U.S. U-20 team member Omar Salgado, who was drafted first overall by the expansion Vancouver Whitecaps in Thursday's MLS SuperDraft, made it to the dais, Salgado's ear-to-ear smile belied his own happiness, but also the general sense of surprise that he was the first man up there. The University of Akron's more MLS-ready Perry Kitchen, ...

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