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

A fan standard: Blame the 'face of the franchise'

See that guy playing first base? Tall and lean, textbook swing, a former MVP who signed the richest contract in...

Updated: March 30, 2014, - 08:26 AM

Major League Baseball enters instant replay age

Major League Baseball enters a new age this season — finally, some might say — with the expanded use of instant replay.

Updated: March 30, 2014, - 12:41 AM

Twins goal this season: Make Mauer an Everyday Joe

Always calm? That’s Joe Mauer. Always in the lineup? That’s the goal.

Updated: March 29, 2014, - 10:41 PM

Twins tab Bartlett as backup, clubhouse attitude chemist

The Twins waived Alex Presley, leaving a career infielder and good clubhouse guy as the presumptive backup in center.

Updated: March 28, 2014, - 10:27 AM

Twins score one run again, lose again

Minnesota scored only one run Thursday for the fifth time in its past eight games, falling to Boston 4-1 at JetBlue Park.

Updated: March 28, 2014, - 12:42 AM

Squeezed out of rotation, Diamond put on waivers

He’s the victim of a spending spree, although the Twins still rank near the bottom in payroll.

Updated: March 27, 2014, - 12:17 AM

Twins cut 10 players, including Guerrier

Josmil Pinto and Jason Kubel survived; Matt Guerrier and Michael Tonkin did not.

Updated: March 25, 2014, - 06:59 AM

'Not my ideal situation': Swarzak excels at unenviable role

Often when the reliever is entering games and dutifully putting out fires, Twins fans are hitting the exits.

Updated: March 25, 2014, - 06:24 AM

Molitor’s mission: Get trudging Twins up to speed on basepaths

Despite having few fast runners to work with, the baserunning guru thinks he can make a difference.

Updated: March 22, 2014, - 11:48 PM

Despite strong outing from Correia, Twins fall to Yankees 5-4

Yankee starter Masahiro Tanaka struck out six over 5 2/3 innings.

Updated: March 22, 2014, - 06:19 PM

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