Reporter | Minnesota Twins and MLB

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.

Banning shifts makes batters feel better. But will they really hit better?

New rules limiting where infielders can position themselves are being cheered by many players. But one former Twins star thinks the change could have more impact on their attitude than their statistics.

Gray: Twins pitchers too content with short starts last year

Veteran Sonny Gray says the Twins current group of starting pitchers has a better attitude; manager Rocco Baldelli offered a caution to the pitcher's hopes.

Clock ticking as pitchers find ways to work around speed-up rules

Twins pitchers have been adjusting during spring training — and countering by finding some novel ways to buy a few extra seconds in their adjustment to one of MLB's new rules.

Twins demote Ober, three others with major league experience

The Twins finalized their pitching staff by sending down three pitchers and sent down an outfielder who has struggled during training camp.

Ober tagged for first hits of spring as Twins' Opening Day roster decision looms

The Twins lost a pair of split-squad games to the Atlanta Braves, both by a score of 9-4.

Baseball's new look: Faster games, more action, killing 'dead time'

"Part of our job is to adapt to change, and to do it well," Twins manager Rocco Baldelli said. "That's never been more true than this year."

Twins rally past Yankees 6-4 as prospects hit homers in eighth, ninth innings

Kenta Maeda pitched five innings to pick up the victory for Minnesota after Opening Day started gave up two runs in three innings.

Twins infielder Castro feeling happy on and off the field

Ex-Tigers utility player Willi Castro making a splash with his bat, expecting a new baby.

Maeda gives up two homers in four innings in Twins' loss to Braves

Atlanta All-Star lefthander Max Fried held the Twins to one hit — a fifth-inning single by Kyle Garlick — over 6⅓ innings in the Braves' 5-0 victory.

Twins second baseman Polanco might begin season on injured list

Jorge Polanco's achy knee is healing, but time is running out for him to be ready by Opening Day.