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

Ryan makes a tough decision on longtime colleague Gardenhire

Win-loss math forced GM to make a move that severed longtime tiesBy PHIL MILLER  • phil.miller@startribune.comIt’s going to take some...

Updated: September 29, 2014, - 11:27 PM

Gardenhire will return as Twins manager with two-year deal

The Twins gave manager Ron Gardenhire a new two-year deal, a validation of GM Terry Ryan’s vision for the future of the ballclub.

Updated: September 29, 2014, - 12:18 PM

Gardenhire's status tops Ryan's offseason to-do list

If these Twins ever have a pennant-clinching game of their own, Kyle Gibson looks ready to pitch it. Well, as long as Ian Kinsler isn’t in the lineup.

Updated: September 28, 2014, - 09:49 PM

Kyle Gibson comes up just short in duel with David Price

If these Twins ever have a pennant-clinching game of their own, Kyle Gibson looks ready to pitch it.

Updated: September 28, 2014, - 09:48 PM

MLB Insider: Time keeps on ticking; so does Torii Hunter

Since Torii Hunter arrived in the major leagues in 1999, only three players have logged more games than he has.

Updated: September 28, 2014, - 03:22 AM

Twins offense pounds away at Tigers' postseason plans

Detroit had to put off any celebration for a division title off another day.

Updated: September 28, 2014, - 01:05 AM

Santana might stick in center next year for Twins

Danny Santana finishes his rookie season Sunday as one of the most positive developments on the Twins, and arguably their best position player.

Updated: September 27, 2014, - 09:15 AM

Memorable homecoming for Twins' Achter in victory over Tigers

The former Michigan State righthander earned his first major league victory in the ballpark he has visited all his life, pitching two innings in relief of Anthony Swarzak in Detroit.

Updated: September 27, 2014, - 01:46 AM

Hughes turns down chance to pitch for $500K bonus

The Twins surprised Phil Hughes Thursday by offering him a chance to pitch out of the bullpen this weekend, retire one Tigers batter, and trigger a half-million dollar bonus. Hughes declined.

Updated: September 26, 2014, - 10:18 AM

Homers carry Tigers past Twins, closer to division title

Victor Martinez and Miguel Cabrera homered off Trevor May, and Max Scherzer made the lead hold up for the Tigers, who are inching in on a fourth straight AL Central championship.

Updated: September 26, 2014, - 02:24 AM

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