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

Hughes turns down chance to pitch for $500K bonus

The Twins surprised Phil Hughes Thursday by offering him a chance to pitch out of the bullpen this weekend, retire one Tigers batter, and trigger a half-million dollar bonus. Hughes declined.

Updated: September 26, 2014, - 10:18 AM

Homers carry Tigers past Twins, closer to division title

Victor Martinez and Miguel Cabrera homered off Trevor May, and Max Scherzer made the lead hold up for the Tigers, who are inching in on a fourth straight AL Central championship.

Updated: September 26, 2014, - 02:24 AM

Gibson, jump-start offense propel Twins in 6-3 win

Kyle Gibson notched his 13th victory Tuesday, giving up only one run over seven innings in the Twins’ 6-3 victory over Arizona.

Updated: September 24, 2014, - 03:51 AM

Twins GM Ryan says he's healthy, wants to return in 2015

The general manager indicated he is healthy and wants to be back next year.

Updated: September 24, 2014, - 03:21 AM

Miller: Waiting for prospects is the hardest part

Potentially the top group of prospects in team history is starting to arrive. The best prescription for the Twins is a difficult one to execute: Wait.

Updated: September 23, 2014, - 11:59 PM

Vargas, Berrios snare top Twins minor league honors

Kennys Vargas and Jose Berrios grew up about 10 miles apart in the busy suburbs of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Now they are lifting the hopes of baseball fans in Minnesota.

Updated: September 23, 2014, - 05:42 PM

Nolasco rocked again as Twins clinch last-place finish

Ricky Nolasco was hit hard again in the final home start of his “terrible” first year with the Twins. General manager Terry Ryan said there are no guarantees for 2015.

Updated: September 23, 2014, - 08:25 AM

Perkins' season over, but Twins closer won't need surgery

The Twins put Glen Perkins through two days of tests and finally concluded: No surgery will be necessary.

Updated: September 20, 2014, - 12:50 AM

Youngsters come up big in Twins' late comeback

Phil Hughes wasn’t great, but the Twins came back and won in 10 innings.

Updated: September 20, 2014, - 12:45 AM

Nolasco's strong effort saved by Twins' ninth-inning rally

Glen Perkins’ blown save was erased when the Twins got to Joe Nathan.

Updated: September 17, 2014, - 07:03 AM

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