Daniel Murphy makes an error in Game 4 of the 2015 World Series
Daniel Murphy makes an error in Game 4 of the 2015 World Series

This was a game story I wrote as part of MLB.com’s internship application test at the end of 2015. While I was not selected for the program, I saved this piece and eventually joined MLBAM as a reporter for MiLB.com in 2017. There are plenty of changes I’d make to this if I were writing it today (like having the final score much, much higher), but I left the piece the way I filed it. Although Daniel Murphy had many brighter moments during the 2015 playoffs, his retirement jogged my memory that I saved this gamer.

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