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 begin home schedule with 8-3 loss to Oakland

Oakland scored two runs in the second inning, three in the third, and coasted to victory over the Twins, who dropped their home opener for the third straight season.

Updated: April 08, 2014, - 12:09 AM

Twins defeat Cleveland, take 2-game streak into home opener

Potent hitting, led by Chris Colabello, has the team at 3-3 through the season’s first week.

Updated: April 07, 2014, - 06:38 AM

Twins notes: Willingham, Arcia nursing wrist injuries

CLEVELAND – After being remarkably injury-free, at the major league level at least, through spring training, the Twins suddenly may...

Updated: April 06, 2014, - 11:27 PM

Twins beat Cleveland for Gardenhire's 1,000th career win

Twins manager Ron Gardenhire hugged his coaches as the final out was recorded, then hugged each player as they came off the field.

Updated: April 06, 2014, - 03:55 AM

Plenty of celebration for Gardenhire's milestone

Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said he enjoys every triumph, even in lousy seasons.

Updated: April 06, 2014, - 03:54 AM

Twins notes: Arcia's sore hand merits visit to specialist

Thomas Graham, a hand specialist at Cleveland Clinic, examined Oswaldo Arcia on Saturday and found nothing wrong that a few days of rest won’t cure.

Updated: April 06, 2014, - 01:05 AM

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

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