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

Rays 5, Twins 4: Diamond becomes latest rotation contender to flame out

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. – Under last-chance pressure, Scott Diamond avoided one stumble after another Thursday. But he couldn’t stick the...

Updated: March 21, 2014, - 12:39 AM

Twins' Suzuki is demanding man behind the mask

New Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki takes it personally when pitchers fail.

Updated: March 20, 2014, - 12:26 AM

After several setbacks, Twins' Alex Wimmers makes strides

2010 first-round pick Alex Wimmers appears ready to move ahead in his career following years of injury concerns.

Updated: March 18, 2014, - 02:28 PM

Diamond Ks 6, Twins rally for tie with Mets

Scott Diamond, vying to become the Twins’ fifth starter, allowed two runs over 3 2/3 innings, but used his curveball effectively.

Updated: March 16, 2014, - 12:45 AM

Perkins makes contract extension offer Twins gladly accept

Closer Glen Perkins and the Twins agreed to a four-year contract worth $22 million that figures to keep him in the Twins’ bullpen through the 2017 season.

Updated: March 15, 2014, - 12:32 AM

Twins' pitching in tie delights Anderson

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Twins’ pitching was exciting to watch on Friday, the guy in charge of the staff...

Updated: March 14, 2014, - 09:45 PM

Perkins signs contract extension with Twins through 2018

Twins closer Glen Perkins who had been under contract through 2015, will make $4 million in 2014, $4.6 million in 2015, $6.3 million in 2016 and $6.5 million in 2017. Twins have an option in 2018.

Updated: March 14, 2014, - 03:55 PM

Twins Orioles play to 2-2 tie

Twins third baseman Brandon Waring smacked a Troy Patton fastball over the left-field fence with two outs in the bottom of the ninth Friday, salvaging a 2-2 tie against the Orioles at Hammond Stadium.

Updated: March 14, 2014, - 02:56 PM

Competition for Twins' center field job not encouraging

The Twins’ center field job is open — for this year, anyway — as young players struggle in camp.

Updated: March 12, 2014, - 07:09 AM

Kubel showing his old form, but production isn't there yet

Jason Kubel slid back into the Twins’ fold seamlessly. But the power stroke still lags.

Updated: March 10, 2014, - 02:40 PM

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