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 put Donaldson on injured list with strained calf

Josh Donaldson's recovery from a calf issue has been slow, meaning he will miss another week.


Twins bats go quiet in second consecutive loss, 3-2 at Kansas City

It's the first time in this bizarre season's 14 games that the Twins, who blew a ninth-inning lead at Pittsburgh on Thursday, have dropped back-to-back games.


Thielbar completes long journey back to majors as Twins raise record to 9-2

Caleb Thielbar, who grew up just outside the Twin Cities, pitched in an MLB game for the first time since 2015, recording seven outs to help the Twins win their fifth game in a row.


Police investigate drone that flew over Target Field, delaying Twins game

The game resumed after eight minutes without incident, but the matter is being taken seriously by police and Major League Baseball. "Definitely a 2020 moment right there," manager Rocco Baldelli said.


Berrios gets first win as Twins finish homestand 7-1

Eddie Rosario drove in two runs and Nelson Cruz had three hits in a victory over the Pirates at Target Field.


Twins rotation takes another hit with Hill placed on injured list

A Twins rotation that has already lost two members to the injured list was thrown further into disarray Monday when Rich Hill was shut down.


Pretend hugs, fake high fives follow Twins comeback for walk-off win

Nelson Cruz smacked a 400-foot single to the warning track to cap a rally from a mid-game 4-0 deficit. There was hand sanitizer on the field and even some socially distant Gatorade throwing in celebration.


Twins not on target for fans quite yet but will keep an eye on St. Paul

They will keep an eye on the Saints' reopening.


Cautious Twins put pitcher Bailey on injured list

First, the Twins decided to give veteran pitcher Homer Bailey an extra day of rest. Then, they decided to give him a week off because of mild case of tendinitis.


Sweet relief for Twins as bullpen baffles Cleveland with two-hitter

The Twins continued to dominate with their pitching as Cleveland scored only two runs in the final three games, scraping together nine hits in 27 innings.