Phil Miller | Star Tribune
Reporter | Minnesota Twins and MLB

Phil has covered college football and basketball, the NBA (Utah Jazz) and Major League Baseball for 25 years.


Jim Pohlad says Twins interested in Yu Darvish at right price

If Derek Falvey recommends beefing up the Twins' pitching rotation by signing free-agent righthander Yu Darvish, team owner Jim Pohlad said Saturday…


MLB inquiry into Twins' Sano has no timetable

Miguel Sano remains in Fort Myers, putting his surgically repaired shin through workouts. There is no word from Major League Baseball what their investigation into an alleged assault two years ago has uncovered.


Not much biting for free agents, but Twins still want to land big one

None of the top dozen or so starting pitchers available this winter has signed a contract yet, and that, manager Paul Molitor theorized, might work to his team's advantage.


Addison Reed is latest arm to bolster Twins bullpen

He is the third veteran reliever to join the Twins.


Why is baseball free agent market slow? Teams might be wising up

The determination of baseball executives to make evidence-based decisions, to trust research over routine, has become just as conspicuous in January as in July.


Justin Morneau hired by Twins for front office job

Morneau, whose Minnesota career included one of the franchise's five American League MVP Awards, has been hired as a special assistant for his former team, according to a report on the Canadian Baseball Network.


Twins' Miguel Sano accused of assaulting, trying to kiss woman

A Twin Cities photographer on Thursday accused Twins third baseman Miguel Sano of grabbing her and trying to kiss her after an autograph session at a local mall in 2015.


Twins sign reliever Duke; free agency remains quiet

In the context of the rest of the offseason's class of free agents, Duke isn't exactly a high-profile acquisition -- not with pitchers such as Jake Arrieta and Yu Darvish still hunting for contracts.


Twins have interest in Napoli for hitting, clubhouse presence

The Twins have contacted Mike Napoli's agent about a contract for 2018, in hopes of reaching a deal that the veteran turned down last year when he went to Texas.


Rodney signs Twins deal: 'They told me I was going to be the closer'

The 40-year-old righthander owns 300 career saves with eight teams.