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MLS Draft grades: Orlando and Seattle score big at the SuperDraft

How did your team do in the MLS Draft?

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

The 2015 MLS Draft is in the books. Well, nearly. The first two rounds are done, and while there will be two more rounds conducted next week, the first two are significantly more interesting and where the bulk of the future MLS players come from.

All 20 teams made picks in the first two rounds, but how did they do? We tasked our MLS team blogs with grading how their clubs did.

Orlando City: A

Orlando City may be an expansion team, but the Lions seemed to handle their first-ever MLS SuperDraft like a well-established club. They took the guy many believe to be the best player in the draft in forward Cyle Larin with the No. 1 pick, which makes sense. They added a defender many thought would go in the first round in center back Conor Donovan, a very young Generation Adidas prospect with tremendous upside. Orlando City finished the day by taking Jamaican winger Akeil Barrett. The team addressed three areas of need and we feel they made good choices. Without knowing how these three players will develop, I don't see how they could get anything but an A. - The Mane Land

Seattle Sounders: A

Seattle started the day outside of the first round. They traded up to get local college standout Cristian Roldan. Later they fist-bumped their way into getting back into the middle of the second round and took highly touted keeper Tyler Miller. With the 40th pick they took a flyer on one-time Jamaican National Teamer Oniel Fisher. - Sounder at Heart

Houston Dynamo: B+

The Dynamo stuck with their plan of selecting the best player available. They also turned a player who wasn't going to re-sign with them (Servando Carrasco) into a defender (Oumar Ballo). - Dynamo Theory

New England Revolution: B+

The Revs didn't make a pick today, but they turned what would have been the 20th pick in a fairly weak draft into Teal Bunbury. I'm sold on that. Getting Sean Okoli's rights in return for that pick was a pretty solid move, too, getting some young attacking talent to shore up what is a dangerously thin forward corps, probably cheap. - The Bent Musket

New York Red Bulls: B+

Grabbing Leo Stolz is a big move for the Red Bulls as he can probably step right into the rotation. Stefano Bonomo is a curious decision because the defense needs help, but having a goal scorer alongside Bradley Wright-Phillips is needed. The Red Bulls addressed needs but could've done better. - Once a Metro

New York City FC: B+

Going into the draft, New York City had three areas of concern: defensive midfield, left back, and forward. The team had had two picks in the Super Draft. Taking Oregon State forward Khiry Shelton with the second overall pick instead of Cristian Roldan was a bit of a surprise. At 6'3 and 180 pounds, Shelton has the size of a target forward, but over the course of his college career he's demonstrated uncanny vision and passing ability as well. In the second round, they picked University of San Diego midfielder Connor Brandt. While Brandt is listed as a midfielder, he lined up as a left back during the MLS combine and that's likely where he'll play for the team. Brandt has an excellent left foot, and can play anywhere on the left from back to front; he's the kind of defender with attacking chops that Kreis likes. We can expect him to be Chris Wingert's understudy. - Hudson River Blue

Columbus Crew: B

Crew SC addressed two positions of need in the draft with center back Sergio Campbell and forward Sagi Lev-Ari. While head coach Gregg Berhalter was happy with both picks, both players will take up an international slot if they make the team and Lev-Ari is 26 years old. - Massive Report

D.C. United: B

D.C. United didn't blow anyone away with their moves, but Ben Olsen and Dave Kasper indicate that they rate Miguel Aguilar highly and their track record with first-round picks points to that being an accurate read on the winger out of San Francisco. Dan Metzger, meanwhile, was the linchpin of a perennial powerhouse at Maryland, and he was being discussed as a first-round pick before the draft. I doubt either player will be in the running for Rookie of the Year, but both should make the team and contribute, so it was a good -- not great, but good -- day at the office. - Black and Red United

LA Galaxy: B

Forward is just about the last position the Galaxy need help with, but Ignacio Magnato was too good to pass up. Impressive at the combine, the Iona College product could potentially thrive with Los Dos. Solid pick up. - LAG Confidential

Philadelphia Union: B

They got the best picks available that late in the draft. Couple of decent players, and if they flame out it's no big loss of investment. - Brotherly Game

Portland Timbers: B

The Timbers didn't blow anyone's minds with this year's draft, but they did earn a few appreciative head nods. In Nick Besler and Andy Thoma they got a pair of pieces who could step in and contribute right away at the first-team level, although those two don't look to be in danger of immediately cracking the starting XI. Christian Volesky and Kharlton Belmar, meanwhile, are versatile attackers who could prove dangerous with time to develop on Jay Vidovich's Timbers 2. Overall, a potential reach for Besler, a lucky get in Thoma, and a pair of players for the future seems like a good haul for the Timbers this year. - Stumptown Footy

Sporting Kansas City: B

Solid picks but nothing flashy. Vermes and staff did their homework and say they got three of the four they were hoping for. At least one or two of these guys will probably become solid contributors at some point for Sporting KC. They addressed depth at defense and midfield and got the rights to a known veteran in Carrasco. You never know how players will develop, but three first-rounders and a solid development record by Vermes bodes well. - The Blue Testament

Vancouver Whitecaps: B

The Whitecaps obviously have one glaring hole on their roster: the attack. They didn't improve it by leaps and bounds Thursday, but Kay Banjo has skill and could be an interesting pick down the road. Meanwhile, Tim Parker helps fill out some depth vacated, as the 'Caps announced Andy O'Brien and Johnny Leveron will not be returning next season. - 86 Forever

FC Dallas: B-

Overall FCD did what they needed to do in this position, which was to take the best player available to fill their need at left back. Earle will replace the departed Jair Benitez and will push Moises Hernandez for minutes. - Big D Soccer

Toronto FC: B-

Toronto FC had all kinds of selections to work with and they picked players who addressed their biggest need, which was for warm bodies on the defensive side of the ball. They went a bit off the board with Clement Simonin but got a pair of highly rated Syracuse players in defender Skylar Thomas and goalkeeper Alex Bono. Throw in Wesley Charpie and they have four potential new contributors on the back line. Their final pick was a confusing one as they went with Edwin Rivas, a forward who rarely scored goals in college. - Waking the Red

Montreal Impact: C+

The Impact's only hope was that maybe they would trade with Orlando to steal Cyle Larin. It didn't happen, and after seeing the first two picks used on forwards we would have expected them to pick a defender. Instead, they picked a forward too, Romario Williams. Although he might be a good fit in Montreal, he might not see a lot of playing time -- the team is also trying to get a higher-profile player, possibly from Europe. Not great, not bad, just enough. - Mount Royal Soccer

Real Salt Lake: C+

Real Salt Lake had only the one pick to contend with, and Boyd Okwuonu is probably a solid selection at full back. Trading away a first-round pick to Seattle for allocation money seems a little strange but was probably the right decision in the long run, and the privacy of those trades makes it difficult to really assess its quality. - RSL Soapbox

Chicago Fire: C

The Fire needed centerbacks going into the draft ... and they picked none. While first-round pick Matt Polster has played some centerback, he's said he's more comfortable in the midfield, and second-round pick Kingsley Bryce is a forward. That's not to say they got poor value, but they certainly didn't grab anyone who was near the top of anyone's draft board. When you combine that with failing to address their position of need, they better hope Polster and Bryce become good. - Hot Time In Old Town

Colorado Rapids: C

Colorado made two smart defensive decisions in the draft, picking two sizable defenders who showed lots of skill both defending and attacking on set pieces. With Colorado having issues with both scoring on set pieces and winning balls in their own area over the past season, it's good news all around. Unfortunately, the news is dampened a bit by Joseph Greenspan's Naval duties, which could keep him from ever playing a minute with the Rapids. A team in need of immediate contributors might not be able to take that sort of risk when they need all the players they can get. - Burgundy Wave

San Jose Earthquakes: C

The Earthquakes were unable to wrest away the second overall pick in the draft from New York City FC in order to select forwards Khiry Shelton or Romario Williams -- two targets that head coach Dominic Kinnear indicated after the draft he wanted to bring to San Jose. They used the No. 4 pick on what Kinnear described as the "best available player." Sounds reasonable, but consider that the Quakes took a defensive midfielder, Fatai Alashe, when there is already a glut of defensive midfielders on the roster. San Jose was rebuffed in its trade attempt and did not draft for need -- an average grade is what the Quakes deserve. - Centerline Soccer