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Mark Gonzales
Reporter, Specialist
My Role

Mark is responsible for covering many facets of the White Sox's baseball beat on a year-round basis. This entails daily coverage as well as documenting trends and anticipating moves that affect the team's roster, their future and their decision-making process. He follows the team on the road, from the start of spring training in Glendale, Ariz., to the end of their season. These developments are reported at ChicagoBreakingSports.com, at Twitter @MDGonzales and in the Tribune.
My Biography

Mark has been a full-time baseball beat writer since 1992, covering the San Francisco Giants for the San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News. He became the Diamondbacks' beat writer for the Arizona Republic in 2000 and became the newspaper's national baseball writer for the 2004 season. Mark has the distinction of covering two World Series champions - the 2001 Diamondbacks and the 2005 White Sox - as well as Stanford University's 1988 College World Series title team for the Peninsula Times Tribune in Palo Alto, Calif. Mark started his career in September of 1980 at the PTT and covered Barry Bonds' feats at Serra High School in San Mateo, Calif. In April of 1989, he moved to the Mercury News, covering numerous sports, including the University of California's 1992 Florida Citrus Bowl title team. Mark was a Tribune Beck Award recipient in February of 2006.
My Interests

Traveling to warm weather climates, photography, reading.
My Recent Articles

Ken 'Hawk' Harrelson plans to work reduced TV schedule in 2016 10/5/2015
White Sox TV play-by-play announcer Ken “Hawk” Harrelson confirmed Monday that he plans to cut back on his 2016 schedule. Harrelson, who has been in the Sox TV booth for 31 seasons, said by phone he didn’t want to give further information because the deal hadn’t been finalized and he wanted to...

White Sox wrapup: The good, the bad and what's next 10/5/2015
The White Sox invested millions of dollars and bundles of hope in a reconstructed roster this season, but with a 6-0 loss to the Tigers on Sunday, they won just three more games than the 2014 team did. While acknowledging many within the organization need to make improvements, general manager Rick...

Sunday's recap: Tigers 6, White Sox 0 10/4/2015
The Tigers jumped on White Sox right-hander Frankie Montas for a first-inning run and cruised to a 6-0 victory in the season finale Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field. Using a lineup without starters Adam Eaton, Jose Abreu and Melky Cabrera, the Sox totaled just three hits on the way to being shut out...

Robin Ventura on the White Sox's season 10/4/2015
Robin Ventura on the White Sox's season.

Frankie Montas on his month with the White Sox 10/4/2015
Frankie Montas on his month with the White Sox.