Phil Miller

Reporter | University of Minnesota football
Phone: 612-839-3827
Phil has covered college football, basketball, the NBA (Utah Jazz) and major-league baseball (Minnesota Twins) since for more than 20 years.

Recent content from Phil Miller

Twins officials end Florida meetings, manager search resumes

The Twins’ front office wrapped up its annual meetings Thursday in Fort Myers, Fla., with consensus and clarity on the direction of the franchise - but still no manager.

Updated: October 17, 2014, - 08:44 AM

Hughes named team MVP by writers; Santana, Neshek honored

After winning 16 games, posting a 3.78 ERA, and walking only 16 batters, Hughes was also named the team's Pitcher of the Year.

Updated: October 17, 2014, - 12:24 AM

Twins: Little left to spend with projected 2015 payroll

The Twins have millions in commitments, and say that their own payroll restrictions mean they have limited options when it comes to acquiring new players.

Updated: October 14, 2014, - 11:26 PM

Bernier, Pino dropped from Twins roster

Bernier, Pino dropped as meetings beginThe Twins began their offseason roster maintenance Monday by outrighting two veterans who spent most...

Updated: October 14, 2014, - 08:18 AM

Ryan tells Twins fans Sano could be headed for the outfield

Miguel Sano won’t be in Minneapolis next April, General Manager Terry Ryan told season-ticket holders on Wednesday, but when he does arrive it’s possible he won’t be a third baseman, either.

Updated: October 09, 2014, - 12:11 PM

Experience no longer biggest key to finding right manager

The book has been rewritten since the Twins last needed a manager.

Updated: October 08, 2014, - 12:47 AM

Top players face different challenges as managers

Elite players such as Paul Molitor don’t often become elite managers. Molitor, 58, interviewed for the Twins job Wednesday.

Updated: October 02, 2014, - 12:09 AM

Fired Gardenhire says, 'I think this is the right thing'

The win-loss math forced GM Terry Ryan to make a move that severed longtime ties. Ryan says he will consider longtime Twins insiders, and candidates that he’s never met, to be the team's next manager.

Updated: September 30, 2014, - 08:13 AM

Ryan makes a tough decision on longtime colleague Gardenhire

Win-loss math forced GM to make a move that severed longtime tiesBy PHIL MILLER  • phil.miller@startribune.comIt’s going to take some...

Updated: September 29, 2014, - 11:27 PM

Gardenhire will return as Twins manager with two-year deal

The Twins gave manager Ron Gardenhire a new two-year deal, a validation of GM Terry Ryan’s vision for the future of the ballclub.

Updated: September 29, 2014, - 12:18 PM

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