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

Blue Jays keep making Twins pitchers disappear

Starter Phil Hughes was the first victim, throwing five solid innings before imploding.

Updated: April 16, 2014, - 07:35 AM

Twins' Dozier does fine slugger imitation

It’s quite a head-to-head duel in Target Field this week, featuring two of the top home run hitters in the American League. For now, at least.

Updated: April 16, 2014, - 07:23 AM

Twins move on up after Royals get caught standing around

Kansas City’s miscues led to a Twins victory and series sweep. The Twins are now back at .500 at 6-6 after outscoring the Royals 21-5 over the weekend.

Updated: April 14, 2014, - 06:36 AM

Willingham has broken bone, but it's not a big one

The bone and the break in his left wrist are both so small, the Twins hope their cleanup hitter can return in another week or so.

Updated: April 14, 2014, - 12:20 AM

MLB Insider: New season, new team for the venerable Punto

In the 11th year of an unlikely major league career, Nick Punto feels like he’s back where he started.

Updated: April 13, 2014, - 08:04 AM

Oakland sweeps Twins at roomy Target Field

The smallest crowd in Target Field history watched as Minnesota pitcher Mike Pelfrey gave up six runs and nine hits over five innings.

Updated: April 11, 2014, - 04:10 AM

Twins notes: Mastroianni feeling good after stint in minors

In retrospect, Darin Mastroianni said Thursday, getting sent to the minors last month was the best thing that happened to...

Updated: April 10, 2014, - 09:27 PM

Twins pitching so far struggling like in the past

It’s early, but the Twins’ offseason spending on starting pitching has yet to make an impact.

Updated: April 09, 2014, - 10:16 AM

Twins notes: Clutch hitting returns, at least in Week 1

The Twins' 21 hits with runners in scoring position are the most in the AL, one reason why the team also entered Tuesday leading the league in runs scored with 41.

Updated: April 09, 2014, - 12:52 AM

Twins notes: Bartlett heads to DL; Herrmann recalled

Chris Herrmann arrived a few hours before Monday’s home opener, ready to be activated for an injured teammate. The question was, which one?

Updated: April 08, 2014, - 12:22 AM

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