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.


Gibson's relief appearance falters, Twins lose series finale in Cleveland

Kyle Gibson made a surprise relief appearance and surrendered a game-turning three-run homer to Roberto Perez, and the error-prone Twins dropped a sloppy 7-5 decision to the Indians.


Graterol impresses as a reliever; enough to make it a long-term plan?

Rookie flamethrower Brusdar Graterol has been a starter in the minors for the Twins organization, but he will be used out of the bullpen the rest of this year.


Grand sweep: Sano's slam sends Twins' magic number to 9

Miguel Sano crushed a tie-breaking grand slam in Game 2 of a Saturday doubleheader, and the Twins all but terminated the Indians' three-year reign atop the AL Central with 2-0 and 9-5 victories.


Twins reliever Dyson can't throw without pain, likely headed for surgery

Sam Dyson, acquired minutes before the trade deadline in July, threw two pitches in the bullpen on Friday, the first time on a mound in 10 days, and the pain in his right shoulder immediately returned.


Cruz expresses admiration for Killebrew's consistency

Nelson Cruz never met Harmon Killebrew but the Twins' current home run leader has learned a lot during his time in Minnesota about the franchise's power-hitting icon


All arms on deck: After washout, Twins to use bullpen for today's doubleheader

The teams were tied 2-2 in the third inning when heavy storms hit Cleveland, washing out the game. A split doubleheader will be held Saturday. Both ends will be bullpen games for the Twins.


Million-dollar mistake: Embarrassed Pineda apologizes for suspension

The financial cost of Michael Pineda's drug suspension will total more than $1 million in salary and bonuses. The pitcher said he would like to remain with the Twins after this season.


Berrios rediscovers old form, pitches Twins to shutout over Nationals

Mitch Garver hit his 30th home run of the season, and Twins starter Jose Berrios on Tuesday went seven strong innings allowing just two hits.


Who's still standing? Twins dealing with a roster full of injuries

The Twins are addressing injuries up and down the roster as the season winds down and the AL Central title is on the line.


Health concerns mount as Kepler hurt in Twins loss to Cleveland

The sprains and spasms and strains and bruises continue to mount, leaving the Twins' powerful lineup reduced to hobbled volunteers and spare parts.