Why the 2014 White Sox are like 'The Walking Dead'
Was the dream a premonition that the Sox's chances of winning the division will be devoured faster than ravenous zombies tearing apart a victim? Is it that my growing obsession with the show is rivaling that of my favorite team? Or maybe it's that I'm hoping the Sox get infected with a disease that consumes them with an undying hunger—for winning.
Pondering this, I drew parallels between the 2014 Sox and the show. And IT ALL BEGAN TO MAKE SENSE.
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Jose Abreu = Tyreese
The arrival of Jose Abreu reminds me a lot of Tyreese. He's a huge man with a quiet stature who swings a big hammer to beat the bad guys. In a short time, Tyreese became a central character of the show just like Sox fans hope the Cuban first baseman will. The fact Tyreese protected baby Judith most of this season is also symbolic of Abreu's task of leading the Sox's youth movement.