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.


Buxton says lack of September call-up 'didn't go over well'

After winning a Gold Glove with the Twins in 2017, Byron Buxton played with injuries in 2018 and spent much of the season at Class AAA Rochester.


Sano, Buxton steal Twins headlines, but Pineda's role for '19 could be big

North Score: Michael Rand and Twins beat writer Phil Miller tackle one of the many mysteries entering the team's 2019 campaign: What role will Micheal Pineda play?


After changes to roster, Twins sapped of cubhouse leaders

Players whose contributions might seem limited on paper can still help the team by setting a tone that creates comradeship and professionalism.


Base coaches Watkins, Diaz to join Twins staff

Tony Diaz was first base coach for the Rockies, and Tommy Watkins managed for the Twins in the minor leagues.


'Czar of velocity.' Twins to name Arkansas' Johnson pitching coach

The Twins' new pitching coach has no experience in the majors. But 30 of Wes Johnson's pitchers have been drafted from the three colleges at which he's worked.


No average Joe: Mauer calls it a career with Twins

St. Paul native Joe Mauer played 15 seasons in Minnesota, and won three batting titles as a catcher. But concussion issues cut short his career.


'He's the man': Mauer's ex-teammates remember a role model

Joe Mauer made history by becoming the only catcher in major league history to win three batting titles.


Twins lose Johnny Field, Oliver Drake on waivers

Field goes to the Chicago Cubs and Drake to the Tampa Bay Rays.


Dozens of ex-Twins elsewhere. But did they contribute to new teams?

A record 45 players who once played for Minnesota wore a different major league uniform in 2018.Did the quality match up with the quantity?


Bench coach Shelton impresses Twins in their managerial search

Derek Shelton is one of the finalists to replace Paul Molitor as Twins manager. Shelton, 48, will have a second interview.