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

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

Twins trade Willingham to Royals

The veteran slugger was swapped for righthanded pitcher Jason Adam, the Royals’ fifth-round draft pick in 2010 who was in Class AAA.

Updated: August 12, 2014, - 07:06 AM

Back in the lineup, Mauer leads Twins to 4-2 victory over Houston

He provided the winning hit, and another fresh face, pitcher Tommy Milone, was solid in his debut.

Updated: August 12, 2014, - 07:02 AM

Coming and going: Turnover time in Twins rotation

A lost season frees the Twins to groom what they believe is their mound staff of the future.

Updated: August 11, 2014, - 10:13 AM

Seven walks make May's Twins debut a dud

Top prospect Trevor May couldn’t find the strike zone in a forgettable first start with the Twins.

Updated: August 11, 2014, - 06:07 AM

Two former A's help end Oakland's 12-game hex

Kurt Suzuki and Josh Willingham came through with key hits in the eighth inning.

Updated: August 11, 2014, - 06:05 AM

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