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Chicago, IL
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

X-rays negative, but Jose Abreu to sit out Saturday with finger injury 5/30/2015
HOUSTON – White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu will miss Saturday’s game against the Astros with a swollen right index finger.

Dumping Ray McDonald has Bears mulling their options on defensive line 5/30/2015
Now that the Bears have weathered the Ray McDonald storm, they must sort out a defensive line in flux.

Friday's recap: Royals 8, Cubs 4 5/30/2015
The summary

All Bulls signs continue to point to Fred Hoiberg 5/30/2015
The timing may be different, but the conclusions from conversations with people familiar with the Bulls' pursuit of Fred Hoiberg are the same.

Blackhawks and Ducks each out to erase bad Game 7 memories 5/30/2015
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Though nearly a year has passed, Patrick Sharp still remembers the exact spot on the ice he was occupying when the Blackhawks' dream of reaching the 2014 Stanley Cup Final ended in overtime of Game 7 of the Western Conference finals against the Kings at the United Center.