MLB Draft 2012: Winners and Losers from Day 2 of the Draft

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MLB Draft 2012: Winners and Losers from Day 2 of the Draft
After a strong day of drafting on Monday, the Astros' dream team kept up the effort and earned an A+ for Tuesday's showing. (photo courtesy of

After a tumultuous Day 1, some sense of order was restored to the 2012 MLB draft on Day 2.

Rounds 2 through 15 were completed with considerably less intrigue and head scratching than yesterday's cluster bomb of a first round.

There were several big-name players who saw their names called early on, a whole hoard of Florida Gators who were scattered across the big-league landscape and a few players who did their best Mark Appel impersonation, sliding due to signability concerns.

Just as there were winners and losers from Day 1, there were also a few of each for Day 2.

The biggest winner of all is without a doubt the Houston Astros, who get an A+ for their drafting effort so far. General manager Jeff Luhnow deserves a big-time raise.

Let's see who else joins them in the winner's circle, and who rounds out the "losers" bunch.

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