Beitashour, 28, joins Toronto FC after spending the past two seasons with the Vancouver Whitecaps FC. With Vancouver, Beitashour made a combined 58 appearances with eight assists in MLS league play, MLS Cup playoffs and the Amway Canadian Championship. He was part of Vancouver’s 2015 Amway Canadian Championship winning side. Beitashour joined Vancouver via trade from the San Jose Earthquakes on January 27, 2014. He was originally selected in the second round, 30th overall in the 2010 MLS SuperDraft by San Jose out of San Diego State University. He went on to play four seasons for the Earthquakes where he made a combined 89 appearances (league and playoffs) scoring two goals and added 16 assists. In addition, during his time with San Jose, Beitashour was named an MLS All-Star during the 2012 season and was part of the Earthquakes’ MLS Supporters Shield winning side the same year. In six seasons in MLS, Beitashour has made a combined 145 appearances with two goals and 24 assists. His 24 assists are more than any other defender in MLS in the last five years.