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

Sources: Twins hire Neil Allen as pitching coach

Allen has helped shepherd the pitchers who form the nucleus of one of the American League’s best pitching staffs to Tampa Bay.

Updated: November 24, 2014, - 07:14 AM

Twins' TV ratings follow same downward slope as on-field product

The club still ranks in the upper half of ratings among the 30 big-league teams, but just barely.

Updated: November 22, 2014, - 12:36 AM

Glynn to coach third for Twins: 'I've always admired Mollie'

Gene Glynn, who managed the Twins’ top farm team in Rochester, N.Y., the past three seasons, was hired to be new manager Paul Molitor’s third-base coach and infield instructor.

Updated: November 19, 2014, - 01:01 AM

Gophers notes: Donovahn Jones is a late scratch vs. Ohio State

The Gophers were missing two of their top receivers Saturday, with Drew Wolitarsky out with a high-ankle sprain and Donovahn...

Updated: November 15, 2014, - 11:55 PM

Uniform update: Twins get rid of pinstripes, add gold trim

The pinstripes, which they adopted for the 1987 season — their first World Championship season — are out, and “a cleaner, more contemporary look with Kasota gold accents” will be the new standard home uniform, Twins president Dave St. Peter said.

Updated: November 10, 2014, - 02:25 PM

Nov. 7: Molitor on Mauer: 'Glad Joe's on my team'

New Twins manager Paul Molitor said he believes the theory that his predecessor, Ron Gardenhire, expressed last season, that Joe Mauer's desire to play in the All-Star Game in Target Field was added pressure.

Updated: November 07, 2014, - 11:58 AM

Brunansky retained as Twins hitting coach

The Twins hitting coach will return with a one-year deal under new manager Paul Molitor.

Updated: November 06, 2014, - 10:19 PM

Baseball managers matter, but just how much?

Managerial impact is tough to measure, unless someone figures a way to statistically quantify team chemistry.

Updated: November 06, 2014, - 06:11 AM

Molitor: 'Here to win' as Twins manager

Paul Molitor was introduced as Ron Gardenhire’s successor at a Tuesday news conference at Target Field. He believes he can set a new tone and turn around the franchise.

Updated: November 05, 2014, - 12:39 AM

Players praise Molitor's knowledge of the game

General Manager Terry Ryan said the five-week process reflected a schedule overloaded with and obligations, and a desire to be thorough, not any hesitation about hiring Paul Molitor.

Updated: November 04, 2014, - 10:35 AM

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