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

New Twins outfielder Schafer's speed turns heads

Jordan Schafer, who had one single in July for the Braves, lined a fastball to right field in his first at-bat as a Twin on Tuesday night. Then he did something that makes his manager happy: He took off for second base.

Updated: August 06, 2014, - 06:39 AM

Busy day ends with a Twins loss

The Twins were limited to three runs by the Royals, but these days that practically rates as an outburst. Kansas City scored six times in its 6-3 victory, something the Twins haven’t done since July 13.

Updated: August 01, 2014, - 01:09 AM

Twins are busy at trade deadline

Sam Fuld was traded to the A’s, Kurt Suzuki got an extension, and Kennys Vargas got a call-up.

Updated: August 01, 2014, - 01:08 AM

Twins notes: Perkins covers mistakes well

Though he has been hit recently, the closer has converted 26 of 29 save chances.

Updated: July 31, 2014, - 12:27 AM

Baserunning gaffes hurt Twins in 3-2 loss to Kansas City

Adventures on the basepaths and poor at-bats led to another lackluster defeat against the Royals.

Updated: July 31, 2014, - 12:18 AM

Gibson sharp, replay officials not so much as Twins win

The strong start was overshadowed by a replay challenge that resulted in Ron Gardenhire’s ejection.

Updated: July 30, 2014, - 12:45 AM

Twins' Pressly adjusts to pressure

Pressly posted a 2.98 ERA in 61 innings in Rochester’s bullpen, and last week earned a promotion back to Minnesota, where he already has contributed five scoreless innings.

Updated: July 30, 2014, - 12:44 AM

Jan. 25: Chuck Knoblauch elected to Twins Hall of Fame

The All-Star second baseman didn’t leave on good terms.

Updated: July 24, 2014, - 03:47 PM

June 8: Veteran slugger Morales a stunning addition to Twins roster

The Twins have declare themselves playoff contenders by adding switch hitter free-agent Kendrys Morales.

Updated: July 24, 2014, - 03:31 PM

Injured Mauer takes small steps towards returning to Twins

Joe Mauer’s light workout Saturday was an excellent sign the Twins' first baseman is on track in his rehab from an oblique strain.

Updated: July 20, 2014, - 12:27 AM

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