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

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

Major League Baseball enters instant replay age

Major League Baseball enters a new age this season — finally, some might say — with the expanded use of instant replay.

Updated: March 30, 2014, - 12:41 AM

Twins goal this season: Make Mauer an Everyday Joe

Always calm? That’s Joe Mauer. Always in the lineup? That’s the goal.

Updated: March 29, 2014, - 10:41 PM

Twins tab Bartlett as backup, clubhouse attitude chemist

The Twins waived Alex Presley, leaving a career infielder and good clubhouse guy as the presumptive backup in center.

Updated: March 28, 2014, - 10:27 AM

Twins score one run again, lose again

Minnesota scored only one run Thursday for the fifth time in its past eight games, falling to Boston 4-1 at JetBlue Park.

Updated: March 28, 2014, - 12:42 AM

Squeezed out of rotation, Diamond put on waivers

He’s the victim of a spending spree, although the Twins still rank near the bottom in payroll.

Updated: March 27, 2014, - 12:17 AM

Twins cut 10 players, including Guerrier

Josmil Pinto and Jason Kubel survived; Matt Guerrier and Michael Tonkin did not.

Updated: March 25, 2014, - 06:59 AM

'Not my ideal situation': Swarzak excels at unenviable role

Often when the reliever is entering games and dutifully putting out fires, Twins fans are hitting the exits.

Updated: March 25, 2014, - 06:24 AM

Molitor’s mission: Get trudging Twins up to speed on basepaths

Despite having few fast runners to work with, the baserunning guru thinks he can make a difference.

Updated: March 22, 2014, - 11:48 PM

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