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

Lester nearly unhittable as Athletics blank Twins

Newly acquired A’s lefty Jon Lester retired the first 15 Twins on his way to a three-hitter. Brian Dozier just missed hitting tying three-run home run.

Updated: August 08, 2014, - 09:20 AM

When not starting, Twins' Suzuki stays ready in a pinch

OAKLAND, Calif. – In 48 innings this season, Royals pitcher Wade Davis has given up only one extra-base hit, and...

Updated: August 08, 2014, - 12:33 AM

Return to Oakland has Fuld fired up

The veteran outfielder went from the last-place Twins to the first-place A’s last week.

Updated: August 08, 2014, - 12:08 AM

Vargas’ first career homer powers Twins over Padres

Target Field needed an energy boost and the young slugger provided one with a 388-foot blast in the sixth inning.

Updated: August 06, 2014, - 11:39 AM

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

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