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

Boom, gloom: 10th inning homers hand Twins 5th straight loss

Boston’s rally ruined a masterful pitching performance by Twins starter Kyle Gibson, who allowed one hit in seven shutout innings. Gibson was pulled after 102 pitches, with the score tied 0-0.

Updated: June 19, 2014, - 06:48 AM

Missing game with stiff back irks Twins' Perkins

“I don’t think anyone in this clubhouse feels worse than I do,” Twins closer Glen Perkins said after he watched his understudy, righthander Casey Fien, serve up back-to-back home runs to lose the lead and the game.

Updated: June 19, 2014, - 01:00 AM

Twins notes: Pino is ready to take the mound

Yohan Pino will be promoted from Class AAA Rochester when the Twins return home, and will make his major league debut against the White Sox on Thursday.

Updated: June 18, 2014, - 06:12 PM

Hughes sharp but lack of offense leads to another loss

Jon Lester gave up four hits in 6⅓ innings, as the Twins dropped their fourth in a row and fell to five games under .500.

Updated: June 18, 2014, - 06:31 AM

Molitor mourns loss of Gwynn

The Twins coach said it was "a tough day'' after learning about the death of the fellow Hall of Famer.

Updated: June 17, 2014, - 04:37 PM

Correia keeps Boston in check, but Twins bats can't deliver

His strong pitching at Boston was wasted as his teammates couldn’t score.

Updated: June 16, 2014, - 11:16 PM

Shoddy defense dooms Twins in loss to Detroit

Oswaldo Arcia’s misplays in right field led to two Tigers runs.

Updated: June 16, 2014, - 11:03 AM

Twins trying to get Deduno straightened out

The Twins aren’t ready to say Samuel Deduno will start Thursday’s game against the White Sox. Then again, he might.

Updated: June 16, 2014, - 08:24 AM

Game recap: Detroit 4, Twins 3

GAME RECAPImpact playerVictor Martinez, DetroitThe switch-hitting slugger reached base five times, including the leadoff walk in the sixth that helped...

Updated: June 15, 2014, - 11:15 PM

Twins notes: Gibson rewards Gardenhire's faith

Kyle Gibson came to Ron Gardenhire and pitching coach Rick Anderson with a question last month: When will you let me throw more than 100 pitches in a game?

Updated: June 15, 2014, - 12:01 AM

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