Five expectations for the 2013 Portland Timbers

The Timbers took home the Cascadia Cup in 2012, can they repeat the effort in 2013? (Photo:

NWSB Insider Jeff Budke gives you 5 expectations for the 2013 Portland Timbers’ MLS season. With quality play to build on from this long season, how will Merritt Paulson and the gang turn disappointment into success in the Rose City? A prediction. Last year’s first round pick only played in a few games, but the physicality Andrew Jean-Baptiste brought could really develop with a full offseason.

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