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

Target Field: A star for the All-Stars

Target Field, much loved by those who know it, will take a national bow

Updated: July 17, 2014, - 02:51 PM

Closure: Jeter's farewell and a Perkins-to-Suzuki save

The final score was 5-3 American League, but few people will remember much about the actual game they played in Target Field on Tuesday night.

Updated: July 16, 2014, - 05:25 AM

All-Star lineups filled with standout after standout

Managers couldn't miss in making out the lineups of All-Stars at Target Field for Tuesday's game.

Updated: July 15, 2014, - 08:25 AM

All-Star Game notes: Gardenhire plans his input as AL assistant

Ron Gardenhire doesn’t know yet what Red Sox manager John Farrell might ask him during Tuesday’s All-Star Game, or if he’ll seek his advice at all. But he already knows what his answer will be.

Updated: July 15, 2014, - 12:52 AM

Pat Neshek makes an All-Star comeback like no other

Former Twin Pat Neshek has dealt with skeptics and the loss of his newborn son, but on Tuesday, he’s an All-Star.

Updated: July 14, 2014, - 08:34 AM

USA wins Futures game behind window-breaker Gallo's home run

Texas’ Class AA slugger Joey Gallo put on home-run show during batting practice Sunday, clubbing a couple of pitches far onto the right-field plaza at Target Field.

Updated: July 14, 2014, - 07:15 AM

Does Hunter's All-Star catch shoulder blame for injecting home-field incentive?

The former Twin believes his homer-robbing grab contributed to changing the All-Star Game.

Updated: July 14, 2014, - 12:44 AM

Futures Game notes: Vargas wants to play, anywhere

Kennys Vargas is improving quickly as a first baseman, the Twins say. But the slugging prospect isn’t sure that’s where...

Updated: July 13, 2014, - 10:31 PM

Future All-Stars ready to get a taste of the Big Time

Two teams loaded with minor league talent will get a taste of what it's like to be a Major League player Sunday at Target Field.

Updated: July 13, 2014, - 01:45 PM

Pittsburgh's Andrew McCutchen: The NL's best five-tool player

Andrew McCutchen has batted above .300, with an on-base percentage above .400, in each of the past three seasons, all the while averaging around 20 homers and 20 stolen bases per season.

Updated: July 13, 2014, - 12:15 AM

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