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 prospect Gordon backs brother's message to victims of domestic violence

Dee Gordon's mother, DeVona Strange, was shot by her boyfriend when Dee was 7. "It's definitely hard for him. But he wants to help people," Nick Gordon said of his brother opening up about the tragedy.


Twins third baseman Miguel Sano sidelined at least a week with cut on his foot

Injury-causing incident occurred during victory parade near Dominican Republic.


Seeking relief: Who'll be the Twins' closer? Will there be just one?

"It could play out a lot of different ways," manager Rocco Baldelli said. "The goal is to put our guys in the best possible spot to help us win games."


Twins' Rogers has spring statistics on his mind

He believes a good spring will spill over into the season, after he had a horrible start in 2018.


Slightly smaller Sano aiming for big gains with Twins

After taking a look at the lighter and hopefully nimbler Sano, new manager Rocco Baldelli reaffirmed his commitment to Sano as his third baseman.


Steady growth from Kepler and Polanco nets big reward from Twins

Max Kepler, from Germany, and Jorge Polanco, from the Dominican Republic, came up through the Twins system as international signings from different worlds. They now have the richest contracts on the team.


Twins betting on long-term value by locking up Polanco, Kepler

It's a lot of money, but it's less, perhaps substantially less, than they would earn if they continue to progress as they have to date.


Twins install high-speed cameras at spring training to capture instant analytics

The Twins are one of several teams to invest thousands of dollars in new technology to document players' every move — on the mound, at the plate and in the field.


Twins' Garver steps up to improve defense behind the plate

Having made an Opening Day roster for the first time last spring, Mitch Garver is eager to do whatever it takes to stay with the Twins when they leave Fort Myers.


Sano won't play in Caribbean Series; conflict over reason why

Miguel Sano was removed from the Dominican Republic's roster for the Caribbean Series, with his team and the Twins stating different reasons for the move.