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

Brunansky retained as Twins hitting coach

The Twins hitting coach will return with a one-year deal under new manager Paul Molitor.

Updated: November 06, 2014, - 10:19 PM

Baseball managers matter, but just how much?

Managerial impact is tough to measure, unless someone figures a way to statistically quantify team chemistry.

Updated: November 06, 2014, - 06:11 AM

Molitor: 'Here to win' as Twins manager

Paul Molitor was introduced as Ron Gardenhire’s successor at a Tuesday news conference at Target Field. He believes he can set a new tone and turn around the franchise.

Updated: November 05, 2014, - 12:39 AM

Players praise Molitor's knowledge of the game

General Manager Terry Ryan said the five-week process reflected a schedule overloaded with and obligations, and a desire to be thorough, not any hesitation about hiring Paul Molitor.

Updated: November 04, 2014, - 10:35 AM

Twins offer manager job to Molitor

The Twins plan to introduce their new manager Tuesday morning, one source said, barring a last-minute change of heart by owner Jim Pohlad and the team’s front office, or a snag in negotiations.

Updated: November 03, 2014, - 07:22 AM

Twins might be calling Renteria for manager position

Rick Renteria, who was fired by the Cubs on Friday, could land on the Twins’ radar for a new manager, according to a source with knowledge of the Twins’ search.

Updated: November 01, 2014, - 07:32 AM

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

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