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

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

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

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