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 notes: Replay helps, but delay hurts

Baseball’s new replay-challenge system worked so well for the Twins on Wednesday, Major League Baseball had to apologize afterward.

Updated: April 03, 2014, - 12:33 AM

Twins shift their thinking about defensive positioning

The Twins have never been known as cutting-edge leaders in innovative thinking, but they say they are more than open-minded about adopting techniques that work.

Updated: April 02, 2014, - 10:47 AM

Day 1 of replay: Stressful but without challenges

The new replay system had some technical difficulties before the first pitch.

Updated: April 01, 2014, - 07:23 AM

White Sox use power to knock off Twins on Opening Day

Kurt Suzuki drove in three runs for the Twins but Alejandro De Aza jacked a pair of home runs for Chicago and Minnesota dropped its sixth consecutive Opening Day game.

Updated: April 01, 2014, - 12:39 AM

A fan standard: Blame the 'face of the franchise'

See that guy playing first base? Tall and lean, textbook swing, a former MVP who signed the richest contract in...

Updated: March 30, 2014, - 08:26 AM

Major League Baseball enters instant replay age

Major League Baseball enters a new age this season — finally, some might say — with the expanded use of instant replay.

Updated: March 30, 2014, - 12:41 AM

Twins goal this season: Make Mauer an Everyday Joe

Always calm? That’s Joe Mauer. Always in the lineup? That’s the goal.

Updated: March 29, 2014, - 10:41 PM

Twins tab Bartlett as backup, clubhouse attitude chemist

The Twins waived Alex Presley, leaving a career infielder and good clubhouse guy as the presumptive backup in center.

Updated: March 28, 2014, - 10:27 AM

Twins score one run again, lose again

Minnesota scored only one run Thursday for the fifth time in its past eight games, falling to Boston 4-1 at JetBlue Park.

Updated: March 28, 2014, - 12:42 AM

Squeezed out of rotation, Diamond put on waivers

He’s the victim of a spending spree, although the Twins still rank near the bottom in payroll.

Updated: March 27, 2014, - 12:17 AM

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