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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

Sunday's recap: White Sox 6, Mariners 5 (11 innings) 8/30/2015
Tyler Saladino singled home Alexei Ramirez in the 11th inning Sunday for his first career walk-off hit as the White Sox beat the Mariners 6-5. The teams split the four-game series as the Sox wrapped up a seven-game homestand.

White Sox 6, Mariners 5 (11 inn.) 8/30/2015
All the action from U.S. Cellular Field.

White Sox starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija 8/30/2015
Photos of the starter, who used to play for the Cubs and played football at Notre Dame.

Tough first inning again ruins outing for Jeff Samardzija 8/30/2015
First-inning woes continued to plague Jeff Samardzija in Saturday night's 7-6 loss to the Mariners as the first four Mariners reached base and he gave up a two-run homer to Kyle Seager.

Saturday's recap: Mariners 7, White Sox 6 8/30/2015
The Mariners struck early with a three-run first inning and held on to edge the Sox 7-6 Saturday night at U.S. Cellular Field. The Sox scored four runs in the eighth against the Mariners' shaky bullpen.