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

Long and ugly: Twins take more than 4 hours to lose to Tigers

The Twins gave up at least two runs in five innings Sunday, surrendered a historic number of hits and a mortifying number of runs.

Updated: August 25, 2014, - 06:44 AM

Ryan: Too early for clarity regarding Gardenhire in 2015

Terry Ryan clarified his backing of Ron Gardenhire, saying no discussion about next year will take place until after the season.

Updated: August 25, 2014, - 06:31 AM

Twins score 20 on Tigers after early lead almost vanishes

It’s not often that a 20-6 victory can be said to have been decided by one play, but the Twins might have managed it Friday night -- on defense, no less.

Updated: August 23, 2014, - 09:27 AM

Hughes throws 'worst stuff' but is Twins' first 14-game winner since 2010

Phil Hughes won a showdown between 13-game winners by limiting the Indians to five hits over seven innings Thursday.

Updated: August 22, 2014, - 07:11 AM

Vargas has three hits as Twins avoid home sweep to Cleveland

Kennys Vargas bashed an opposite-field homer off All-Star righthander Corey Kluber in the third inning, breaking Minnesota’s 20-inning skid of futility.

Updated: August 22, 2014, - 07:09 AM

Twins pitching prospect Stewart pulled from game as precaution

Kohl Stewart, the 19-year-old righthander who was taken fourth overall in the 2013 draft, left Tuesday’s start for Cedar Rapids in the second inning.

Updated: August 20, 2014, - 07:15 AM

Twins' Gibson can't finish what he started in loss to Cleveland

The Twins’ 5-0 lead in the first inning quickly evaporated in a Cleveland rally at Target Field.

Updated: August 20, 2014, - 01:21 AM

Buxton isn't expected to go back to New Britain

That doesn’t mean the outfielder will sit idle until next spring after playing only 31 games this year because of injuries.

Updated: August 19, 2014, - 07:50 AM

Progress for May, but another loss as Twins fall to Royals

Trevor May’s second start went better than his first, at least for four innings.

Updated: August 19, 2014, - 07:45 AM

Arcia's batting tip helps Kennys Vargas

Vargas, who has played in all 12 games since he arrived from Class AA New Britain and had a hit in 10 of them, has seemed flustered by defenses that stack him toward right field when he bats lefthanded.

Updated: August 15, 2014, - 01:21 PM

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