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

Twins notes: Clutch hitting returns, at least in Week 1

The Twins' 21 hits with runners in scoring position are the most in the AL, one reason why the team also entered Tuesday leading the league in runs scored with 41.

Updated: April 09, 2014, - 12:52 AM

Twins notes: Bartlett heads to DL; Herrmann recalled

Chris Herrmann arrived a few hours before Monday’s home opener, ready to be activated for an injured teammate. The question was, which one?

Updated: April 08, 2014, - 12:22 AM

Twins begin home schedule with 8-3 loss to Oakland

Oakland scored two runs in the second inning, three in the third, and coasted to victory over the Twins, who dropped their home opener for the third straight season.

Updated: April 08, 2014, - 12:09 AM

Twins defeat Cleveland, take 2-game streak into home opener

Potent hitting, led by Chris Colabello, has the team at 3-3 through the season’s first week.

Updated: April 07, 2014, - 06:38 AM

Twins notes: Willingham, Arcia nursing wrist injuries

CLEVELAND – After being remarkably injury-free, at the major league level at least, through spring training, the Twins suddenly may...

Updated: April 06, 2014, - 11:27 PM

Twins beat Cleveland for Gardenhire's 1,000th career win

Twins manager Ron Gardenhire hugged his coaches as the final out was recorded, then hugged each player as they came off the field.

Updated: April 06, 2014, - 03:55 AM

Plenty of celebration for Gardenhire's milestone

Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said he enjoys every triumph, even in lousy seasons.

Updated: April 06, 2014, - 03:54 AM

Twins notes: Arcia's sore hand merits visit to specialist

Thomas Graham, a hand specialist at Cleveland Clinic, examined Oswaldo Arcia on Saturday and found nothing wrong that a few days of rest won’t cure.

Updated: April 06, 2014, - 01:05 AM

Twins notes: Turns are tricky at the hot corner

A couple of scoring chances were foiled Friday when third base coach Joe Vavra’s calculated risks didn’t work out.

Updated: April 05, 2014, - 09:09 PM

Twins, Pelfrey fade after rain delay in 7-2 loss to Cleveland

Mike Pelfrey was perfect through four innings before eventually giving up a pair of home runs that chased him from the game.

Updated: April 05, 2014, - 08:53 AM

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