Phil Miller | Star Tribune
Reporter | Minnesota Twins and MLB

Phil Miller has covered the Twins for the Star Tribune since 2013. Previously, he covered the University of Minnesota football team, and from 2007-09, he covered the Twins for the Pioneer Press.

A native of Pekin, Ill., Miller attended the University of Utah, and worked for 26 years at The Salt Lake Tribune, spending five years as assistant sports editor, and later as a reporter covering communities, college football and basketball, and the NBA's Utah Jazz.


Twins collapse in 14-4 loss to Mets, lead shrinks to four games

It was the first time the Twins have lost three games in a row, and it featured another 0-and-2 home run pitch by Trevor May, a dropped fly ball by Eddie Rosario and other ugliness.


Taking the mound a different task for Twins' Adrianza

Ehire Adrianza was sitting on the bench when Twins manager Rocco Baldelli approached him with a question: Can you pitch?


After fever pitch, Twins stall late in loss to Mets

Two unearned runs in the first inning Tuesday night got the Twins off on wrong foot. It was a deficit they nearly overcame but left the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth and lost 3-2.


Berrios gets the better of brother-in-law Baez in All-Star Game

Jose Berrios threw a scoreless All-Star inning for the second consecutive season, including a fly out by Javy Baez of the Cubs. Berrios and Baez grew up in the same town and married sisters.


Odorizzi among critics questioning baseballs, homer rate

The spike in home runs over the past three seasons, and in particular this one, has created concern throughout the sport about the ball.


Cleveland pitchers bring heat, emotion as AL wins All-Star Game

Cleveland pitchers provided two very different, but very emotional, moments for the sellout crowd at Progressive Field to remember.


Odorizzi, Berrios soak up All-Star atmosphere, bump into ex-Twins

For a couple of days, the Twins' All-Star pitchers get to enjoy the rewards of being recognized by their peers and fans.


From embarrassment to All-Star, Polanco has become Twins answer at shortstop

Only a season removed from failing a drug test that led to an 80-game suspension, Jorge Polanco has become that rock-steady shortstop the Twins have been seeking for years.


Mistakes aside, prospect Royce Lewis enjoys MLB Futures Game

He made an error while a teammate was pitching and struck out with the winning run on third base. But Royce Lewis could hardly stop smiling


Michael Pineda strong, Twins hold off Texas 7-4

Taylor Rogers finished with a seven-out save after the Rangers got within a run.