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.


Forsythe keeps providing value as Twins sweep Pittsburgh

Logan Forsythe reportedly was included in the Brian Dozier trade last month mostly for financial reasons. Now he's giving the Twins their money's worth.


Umpire West works 5,164th game — second most in major league history

Only Bill Klem, who officiated 5,369 games from 1905 to 1941, has umpired more MLB games than Joe West after Wednesday's milestone at Target Field.


Grossman going on disabled list with hamstring injury

The injury catches the Twins shorthanded because most of their minor-league options are injured, struggling or have little outfield experience.


Cave's first grand slam (ever) leads Twins to sweep

Jake Cave said he'd never hit a grand slam before, even in the minor leagues, before Sunday's in the 6-5 victory over Kansas City. "It surprised me a little," manager Paul Molitor said.


New Twin makes his mark in rout of Royals

Reliever Oliver Drake set an MLB record by playing for his fifth team this year. "A lot of guys are grinding, and I feel like my season hasn't really even started," he said.


Santana and 'The Equalizer' enter Twins Hall of Fame

Santana went 93-44 during his eight seasons with the Twins and won two Cy Young Awards, making him an easy choice for the Twins' highest honor once he became eligible.


After two rain delays, Twins slosh their way to win over Royals

As games go, it was a rain-soaked mess, but it was at least an effective rejoinder to Paul Molitor's pregame musing about the challenge ahead for his team.


Home plate umpire annoys Morrison after run-ins with Berrios, Rosario

Logan Morrison said umpire Doug Eddings is known as a "you've got to watch what you say" umpire, "and that's fine. … But what I saw today was not acceptable."


Sagging Twins, Berrios drop series finale to Red Sox at Fenway Park

The team's scoreless streak reached 15 innings. No Twins player has reached third base since the sixth inning Saturday night.


Lethargic Twins fall to Red Sox 3-0

The Twins looked like a team deflated by its front office's trade-deadline sell-off.