Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 6/13/13
I hopped on a blog website a couple days ago, and one of the first posts I read was “Xavier Paul: Why is he still here?” Derrick Robinson might be one of the fastest guys on the Reds. His speed has helped turn many single hits, into doubles. Then, in the third game of the most recent series against the Cubs, he went 2-4 with a run, a double and  a homer that brought in three runs. That’s why Paul is still here. All season long, we’ve had this feud within the family. Not so much the Cincinnati Reds ball club, but more so within the Reds community; whether that’s online,  or out in the streets. I’ve seen valid (and of course completely invalid) arguments coming from the sides of Paul and left field equal Derrick Robinson. Robinson is arguably the fastest guy on the team. In the final game of the series against the Cardinals, Robinson was 2-4 with both of his hits coming as doubles. He can turn first base on a dime if he has to. That’s why Robinson is still here. So, with these two f...
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