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: Turns are tricky at the hot corner

A couple of scoring chances were foiled Friday when third base coach Joe Vavra’s calculated risks didn’t work out.

Updated: April 05, 2014, - 09:09 PM

Twins, Pelfrey fade after rain delay in 7-2 loss to Cleveland

Mike Pelfrey was perfect through four innings before eventually giving up a pair of home runs that chased him from the game.

Updated: April 05, 2014, - 08:53 AM

Twins notes: Perkins gets out of trouble in ninth

"There’s luck involved, " Twins closer Glen Perkins said after picking up a save a day after blowing one. "Good and bad."

Updated: April 04, 2014, - 03:49 AM

Plenty of credit in Twins' wild 10-9 victory over White Sox

The Twins rallied from behind three times on Thursday. Trevor Plouffe delivered a clutch single, Oswaldo Arcia bashed a go-ahead double, and Glen Perkins protected the Twins’ first victory of the year

Updated: April 04, 2014, - 03:45 AM

Twins rally before they unravel in Chicago

The Twins came back, won a replay challenge, gave the ball to their closer — and still lost in 11 innings to the White Sox.

Updated: April 03, 2014, - 11:55 AM

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

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