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

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

Speedy Schafer swipes bases with ease so far with Twins

The outfielder is safe on 81 percent of his career steal tries in the majors.

Updated: August 15, 2014, - 01:06 PM

Twins look to be spoilers the rest of the season

The Twins turn an eye to 2015 as another season unwinds.

Updated: August 14, 2014, - 11:56 AM

Escobar looks for doubles — and gets them, 31 so far

Expected to play a couple times a week as a utility infielder, Eduardo Escobar has become the Twins' starting shortstop and made doubles his specialty.

Updated: August 13, 2014, - 08:20 AM

Astros pound Pino for 7 runs in rout over Twins

Chris Carter homered twice off Twins rookie Yohan Pino, who might not be around much longer.

Updated: August 13, 2014, - 12:38 AM

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