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

Gibson better but Twins bullpen can't contain Orioles

Brian Duensing and Jared Burton both entered a tie game in Camden Yards, and both surrendered the lead, sending Minnesota to its sixth loss in seven games.

Updated: August 31, 2014, - 12:25 AM

Was All-Star pressure a factor for Mauer's early-season slump?

Twins manager Ron Ron Gardenhire said Joe Mauer was pressing at the start of this season as the All-Star Game at Target Field approached.

Updated: August 30, 2014, - 12:20 AM

May's woes continue, gives up grand slam in Twins loss

The Orioles built an 8-0 lead in the fifth inning against rookie Trevor May, who struck out eight but struggled as the game went on.

Updated: August 30, 2014, - 12:12 AM

Twins keep their cool, score big in 10th to stop four-game slide

Bruce Chen allowed six runs in the 10th and the Twins left Kansas City with an 11-5 victory despite Alex Gordon’s best efforts to make it a Royals sweep.

Updated: August 29, 2014, - 09:19 AM

Twins in-state trio sad to see Midway Stadium go

The team’s three in-state players recalled it as a fun place. “It’s part of my childhood,” Joe Mauer said.

Updated: August 29, 2014, - 12:35 AM

Arcia, Escobar traded (But there's no reason for concern)

Oswaldo Arcia will play for a Venezuelan League team close to his home when the Major League season ends thanks to a player-arranged trade involving fellow Twin Eduardo Escobar.

Updated: August 28, 2014, - 06:38 AM

Former Twin Hendriks outduels Hughes to lift Royals

Former Twin Liam Hendriks kept pace with Phil Hughes, the pitcher who replaced him, until the Royals staged a six-run rally Wednesday night in Kansas City.

Updated: August 28, 2014, - 12:55 AM

Former Twin Josh Willingham is thriving with the Royals

The former Twin has been raking at the plate since his move to the Royals offense.

Updated: August 27, 2014, - 04:59 PM

Twins lose 2-1 when Perkins gives up homer in ninth

Ricky Nolasco pitched seven shutout innings before Alex Gordon’s ninth-inning homer off the Twins closer gave the Royals a 2-1 victory.

Updated: August 27, 2014, - 06:45 AM

Twins know preemptive rain delays can be disruptive

The Twins have learned that preemptive delays because of anticipated weather can leave fans upset, but sometimes they're necessary.

Updated: August 26, 2014, - 12:04 PM

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