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' Correa removed from AL All-Star roster because of injury

Shortstop Carlos Correa is again suffering from plantar fasciitis, although this time it's to his right foot instead of his left, and not as bad as a year ago.


Margot is hero, then goat as Twins lose to Giants in finale before All-Star break

Manuel Margot had the Twins' first hit in the seventh inning and a tying two-run double in the ninth, but his diving attempt on Mike Yastrzemski's fly ball in the ninth contributed to a 3-2 defeat.


Correa scratched because of heel injury, leaving Twins shorthanded

The Twins' solution was to start Christian Vázquez at third base for the first time in his career.


Twins top Giants as Santana delivers tiebreaking home run that's just fair

Both teams took aim at the foul pole repeatedly, but only Carlos Santana was able to come up with a home run down the line in left field, helping the Twins win 4-2.


Twins fall to Giants 7-1 as Joe Ryan struggles and home run streak ends

The Twins failed to hit a home run for the first time in 29 games, falling three short of tying the major league record.


Correa returns to San Francisco with Twins after nearly signing with Giants

The Giants were moments away from calling a news conference to introduce Carlos Correa as their shortstop, only to back out of the $350 million deal.


Twins utilityman Castro added to American League All-Star team

Willi Castro will join teammate Carlos Correa at the game in Texas on Tuesday after being named as an injury replacement for Houston's Jose Altuve.


One small mistake vs. White Sox snowballs quickly for Twins' Ober

Bailey Ober's quality start ends with his fifth loss of the season in Game 1 of a doubleheader that turned on narrowly missing his target at a key moment.


Back-to-back homers by Lee, Correa help Twins split with White Sox

After dropping the first game 3-1, Brooks Lee and Carlos Correa belted solo homers in the sixth inning of Game 2 before Byron Buxton and Ryan Jeffers manufactured the go-ahead run in the seventh for a 3-2 victory.


Twins' missed first-inning chance costs them in 3-1 loss to White Sox

The defeat, in the first game of a doubleheader, was the White Sox's first in nine games against the Twins this season.