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

Fuld finds no friendly confines at Target Field

Sam Fuld played three seasons for the Cubs, where the walls are made of brick. He played eight games in Target Field, where the walls are padded, at least a little. Guess where he suffered his concussion.

Updated: May 17, 2014, - 12:37 AM

Twins notes: Mauer says back injury not too bad

The catcher-turned-first baseman, who has been in the starting lineup for all 29 games this season, suffered back spasms during batting practice and left after the second inning.

Updated: May 05, 2014, - 07:10 AM

Lots to like in Twins' 5-2 victory over Orioles

Two-run doubles by Trevor Plouffe and Kurt Suzuki helped Phil Hughes win his third consecutive start.

Updated: May 04, 2014, - 10:55 PM

Nolasco good, Jimenez better as Baltimore beats Twins 3-0

Ricky Nolasco saved a depleted bullpen, but Ubaldo Jimenez and the Orioles held the Twins to three hits.

Updated: May 03, 2014, - 09:30 AM

Trip to disabled list gives Pelfrey time to recover

Mike Pelfrey went on the disabled list after Friday’s game against the Orioles, and he can work his way back to health — and effectiveness.

Updated: May 03, 2014, - 01:38 AM

Trying for jackpot, Twins end up broke against Dodgers

Zack Greinke kept the Twins from collecting any clutch hits, Los Angeles got just enough, and the Dodgers held on earn their 10,000th victory in franchise history

Updated: May 01, 2014, - 05:54 AM

Twins doubleheader starters Johnson, Pelfrey old pals

The two were teammates at Wichita State.

Updated: May 01, 2014, - 01:58 AM

The Puig circus comes to town

Not two years removed from departing Cuba, the Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder is both a star and an enigma.

Updated: April 29, 2014, - 11:53 AM

Twins' Burton gets the best of Cabrera

When the two-time defending American League MVP stepped up in the eighth inning Jared Burton reminded himself that Miguel Cabrera was the one at a disadvantage.

Updated: April 27, 2014, - 04:10 AM

Hughes strong, batters patient as Twins top Tigers

Phil Hughes delivered his best start yet for the Twins, taking the pressure off a beleaguered starting rotation by allowing only two runs over seven innings.

Updated: April 27, 2014, - 03:39 AM

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